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Archive for August 17, 2006

Nevada candidates for governor stake claim on Day 1
State Senate Minority Leader Dina Titus, the Democrats' pick in Tuesday's primary, held a news conference to "highlight the differences" between her and Republican nominee U.S. Rep. Jim Gibbons.
12:48 p.m.
LOOKING IN ON: MOTOR SPORTS
In his state-of-the-sport speech last month at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR Chairman Brian France insisted that changes would be made to the Nextel Cup Series' championship format to bring more excitement to the 10-race "Chase ...
7:36 a.m.
TAKE FIVE: MIKE SANFORD
One of the most hotly contested battles in training camp this month will determine whether transfer Rocky Hinds or incumbent Shane Steichen emerges as the Rebels' starting quarterback.
7:36 a.m.
THE ELEVATOR
Who's headed toward the penthouse on the local sports scene - and who's getting the shaft.
7:36 a.m.
Juried exhibit on the cutting edge
What: 55th Art Roundup Juried Exhibition
7:35 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Aug 17, 2006
The new campaign for governor started right away - at least so far as Democratic nominee Dina Titus was concerned. Titus held a news conference Wednesday to define herself, define Jim Gibbons, issue a debate ...
7:35 a.m.
Editorial: Textbook ad campaign
A small Minnesota publishing company is shaking up the college textbook industry by selling advertising space inside its texts, which allows students to download and print out the books for free.
7:35 a.m.
Editorial: 40,000 a year and holding
Uganda, Kenya and Zimbabwe all have reported a decline in the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS, as have other parts of Africa and India, The Washington Post reports. However, roughly 40,000 new HIV cases ...
7:34 a.m.
Letter: Our attention should be on the homefront
Warfare in Middle Eastern countries has long been due to ethnic, religious, political and social differences; little has changed in thousands of years as it seems inevitable that the strife will continue long into the ...
7:34 a.m.
Letter: Parents need to be much more involved
I am all for raising teachers' pay, but that isn't going to make parents do their job any better. The parents should be sent to the principal's office if their kids don't make the grade.
7:34 a.m.
Letter: Bush dropped ball on finding bin Laden
By letting Bin Laden off the hook, Bush sent a clear message of acquiescence to the rebuilding of al-Qaida. This latest plot is merely the first fruit of Bush's decision.
7:34 a.m.
Editorial: Technology falling behind
In the wake of British officials recently thwarting a terrorist plot to blow up 10 U.S.-bound flights over the Atlantic, the Associated Press has reported that a Senate Appropriations Committee report in June characterized the ...
7:33 a.m.
Here's a tip: IRS might not honor deal
The Internal Revenue Service has "double-crossed" thousands of Las Vegas food and beverage workers by auditing them after they signed agreements with federal tax collectors aimed at encouraging casino employees to accurately report tips, Culinary ...
7:33 a.m.
Could they be any more different?
One candidate for governor is a twangy-tongued Southerner with an acid wit and a program for education, health care, energy and the environment. The other is a snow-haired fighter pilot from Sparks with a resume ...
7:33 a.m.
Despite PAC's cosign, its calculus misses on Angle
What can $880,000 buy? Almost enough.
7:33 a.m.
Sales fly away
At the Perfumania store at McCarran International Airport, you can buy Carolina Herrera's Fly With Me fragrance for $65.
7:33 a.m.
John Katsilometes finds much to be desired at Las Vegas Monorail's station at the Drive, like parking
But I did learn firsthand that one of the issues dogging the slow-moving people mover is a lack of convenience, particularly at the station that sits above the Drive across the street from the Sahara ...
7:33 a.m.
Educators aim to better understand black youths
Mike Maxwell recently surveyed a small group of black males between the ages of 11 and 15, with questions such as, "How does a black person act white?" and, "How does a person act black?"
7:32 a.m.

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