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Archive for August 7, 2006

Sunday at the main event of the World Series of Poker
BIG NEWS: Humberto Brenes remained one of the last big-name pros still in the running to win the World Series of Poker with 480,000 in chips. Brenes was playing cautiously, even folding a pair of ...
12:34 p.m.
Monday at the main event of the World Series of Poker
BIG NEWS: Former Hollywood talent agent Jamie Gold continued to vacuum in chips Monday, wiping out two players in the space of an hour and amassing a dominant stack of about 14.7 million in chips. ...
11:53 a.m.
Jeff Haney shows bettors how to make 3s and 7s work for them in two-team parlays
"Of course, nothing is free - the payoff odds for a teaser are much less than for a parlay," the definition continues.
7:01 a.m.
THE OPENING LINE
ESPN has been taking a lot of grief from people in my business, who point out that it keeps shoving poker and darts and spelling bees down our throats and telling us they're sports.
7:01 a.m.
TAKE FIVE: Russ Langer
With the Las Vegas 51s playing all but eight games on the road during the rest of the season, radio play-by-play announcer Russ Langer will be the lone lifeline for die-hard fans seeking detailed information ...
7:00 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Aug 07, 2006
I was driving home the other day and I saw this guy waving one of those directional signs in Green Valley. It wasn't for a condo opening or a car wash. Turns out it was ...
7:00 a.m.
Letter: Strengthen middle class to strengthen nation
The rich may have created jobs in the past, but now they are shipping jobs overseas to take advantage of cheap labor at the expense of American workers and in order to increase their own ...
7:00 a.m.
Editorial: Checking the checked bags
But not all bags trundle through the machines. In certain cases - for instance, equipment failures, or when high volumes of baggage move through a busy airport - the TSA uses what it calls "alternative ...
6:59 a.m.
Editorial: A dent where it counts
At least, they are changing motorists' views on what they are driving. But it's uncertain as to whether Americans experiencing pain at the gas pump are changing how they drive.
6:59 a.m.
Editorial: No breather for safety
According to a story by the Associated Press, inspectors removed 134 of the devices because they were defective, but untold numbers of that same model remain in use. It is the model that was used ...
6:59 a.m.
Letter: Roach illustration is one for the scrapbook
In this election year my vote goes to this extremely talented illustrator for the Las Vegas Sun. His Aug. 3 color poster showing Las Vegas under attack by giant roaches is a definite keeper.
6:59 a.m.
Letter: Suggestions for Gibson's penance
I've been called every name in the book by obnoxious drunks who want to blame their addiction or carelessness on someone else. Sure, most intoxicated people are letting their "alcohol do the talking."
6:59 a.m.
John Katsilometes on a battle of the bands that's been less than friendly competition
And somehow, they have managed to slip into a public rift.
6:58 a.m.
Charters aimed at minorities
The mood in the North Las Vegas office of Imagine Schools was one of expectation.
6:58 a.m.
Should schools be testing students' mental health?
Is there room in our classrooms for what health experts argue is the most important of all tests? One that might tell a parent that a child is depressed, maybe suicidal?
6:58 a.m.
'It's not about basketball'
There's no room for horseplay on Greg Goorjian's court. In fact, on this Saturday morning, in the carpeted, cavernous gym at the Lied Memorial Boys & Girls Club, there's not even room for a basketball.
6:58 a.m.
Ads so tasteless you want to sue
In one local lawyer's TV advertisements, you've seen him feeding bananas to a man dressed as a giant gorilla. You've seen space aliens seeking his legal advice and oversized telephones smashing down on unprepared litigants.
6:58 a.m.

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