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Archive for April 28, 2006

Students and pros to perform the masters
Selections from Giuseppe Verdi's once-controversial "Un ballo in maschera" (the masked ball) also will be performed.
9:07 a.m.
A little bit country for Cinco de Mayo
When: 7:30 p.m. May 6
9:07 a.m.
TAKE FIVE: GREG ESTANDIA
Age: 23
9:07 a.m.
Jeff Haney on the extremely profitable 'gambling hedge fund,' conceived by NBA owner and run by local sports bettor Fezzik
Cuban suggested launching a "gambling hedge fund," by which wealthy investors would pool their money to form a bankroll devoted entirely to betting - not on securities or commodities, but on football games, blackjack and ...
9:07 a.m.
Stadium talk once again put on hold
At least that was the hope until those same civic leaders decided this week that the valley needs another arena more than it needs another ballpark.
9:07 a.m.
Allegiant Air cancels casino ads
Allegiant specializes in flying tourists from middle-market cities such as Des Moines, Iowa, and Shreveport, La., to Las Vegas.
7:35 a.m.
Test blast linked to nuke weapons
The detonation could simulate "a number of weapon concepts," said Doug Bruder, director of the counter-weapons of mass destruction program for the Defense Department's Defense Threat Reduction Agency.
7:35 a.m.
Henderson project irks neighbors down below
Some Henderson residents, however, see nothing at all attractive about the $250 million project under way, which they argue has scarred Henderson's hillsides and permanently detracted from the city's natural beauty.
7:34 a.m.
The bling's the thing
Expensive wheels - one part polished chrome, one part thin tire - are totems in the cult of car customization, an auto accessory Las Vegas connoisseurs insist project status behind the steering wheel, a rolling, ...
7:34 a.m.
John Katsilometes on chance for Monopoly fans to show Las Vegas' best side on world's most famous board game
The Hasbro company, the game-maker that markets the world's all-time top-selling board game, Monopoly, sent word this week of its plans for a new version of the game to be called Monopoly Here & Now. ...
7:34 a.m.
Court : Sex case must be public
The Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a state panel must conduct its proceedings in public when it determines whether a sex offender poses a high risk of recidivism.
7:34 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Apr 28, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Apr 28, 2006
7:34 a.m.
Jon Ralston shows that the compelling pitch made by Nevada Democrats to bring an early presidential caucus to our state might not be all hype
Most candidates - or presidents - stop in Nevada barely long enough to drink a cup of coffee and collect a vat of money, as President Bush did this week. It's a pleasant enough stopover ...
7:34 a.m.
Editorial: Revel in the glory of trees
Many neighborhoods in the Las Vegas Valley are part of new subdivisions. Genius went into calculating how to wedge the homes into the acreage to capitalize on every square inch. But, in many cases, someone ...
7:33 a.m.
Editorial: Getting ready for bird flu
Jim O'Brien, who appeared this week as a guest on "Face to Face With Jon Ralston," said, "We kind of had our dose of reality with Katrina. Advanced preparations are the things that really need ...
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Put soldiers before illegal immigrants
When our soldiers come home, will they have a job waiting for them? I hope so, even if it means some of the illegal immigrants will have to go home.
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Teachers better suited to recruit
First, who better to recruit teachers than other successful, master teachers within the School District? If our School District administrative policymakers would use teachers on track breaks, it would cost the taxpayers much less than ...
7:33 a.m.
Letter: President finally catching on to ethanol idea
The president touted the use of ethanol. Gee, now there's a novel approach. Never heard of that one.
7:33 a.m.
Editorial: No crimes at Yucca?
This wasn't just any ordinary paperwork that had been falsified - this was data that involved how fast water can travel through the mountain and ultimately corrode canisters containing nuclear waste if a dump is ...
7:32 a.m.

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