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Archive for August 21, 2006

Jeff Haney learns from authors Frank Scoblete and Stanford Wong how dice can be manipulated by very skillful players into avoiding sevens at a casino craps table
What a select few can do, according to gambling authority Frank Scoblete, is exert enough influence over the dice to throw slightly fewer sevens than expected.
7:22 a.m.
Ron Kantowski on why the Chihuahua Challenge could be more dangerous for the bulls than it is for the riders of the Professional Bull Riders Tour
This weekend, the Professional Bull Riders Tour, which annually crowns its champion in Las Vegas, will head south of the border for the first time for an event called the Chihuahua Challenge.
7:22 a.m.
THE OPENING LINE
I think they should allow a kitchen sink into the octagon, just to see if these guys would hit each other with it.
7:21 a.m.
John Katsilometes gears up for a shopping spree at a potential Vegas Trump Exchange
Trump's retail plans were related recently when I bumped into our favorite FOTD (Friend Of The Donald), Jack Wishna, at Fellini's on West Charleston Boulevard (this was during the previously reported Hawaiian shirt night at ...
7:21 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Aug 21, 2006
Usually you give to someone's campaign and you get access. But imagine donating to get an idea. That's the concept behind a fundraiser for Ross Miller, who is running for secretary of state. The invite ...
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: Getting drunks off roads
Nationally, 16,885 people died in alcohol-related crashes in 2005, down a mere 0.02 percent from 2004. With so much that has been written and spoken about drinking and driving over the past 20 years, such ...
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: Guilty! Now go celebrate
U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler lambasted the companies in a 1,742-page ruling released Thursday. The ruling responded to a 1999 lawsuit filed by the Clinton administration, which has undergone numerous filings and modifications over the ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: We all win by harvesting crude from ANWR
Rep. Devin Nunes' bill to dedicate federal revenues generated by minor developments in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to investments in renewable energy technologies is a great idea. It would be a small step toward ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: Vice president's words not fit to print
Enough is enough - we welcome an honest debate on the war on terror and our national security, and will no longer stand by while our candidates are needlessly skewered by the unbalanced media coverage ...
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Belittling of literacy group unbecoming
As part of APPLE'S executive committee, I must defend our efforts to promote literacy. During Sen. Dina Titus' Democratic primary debate with Henderson Mayor Jim Gibson on "Face to Face With Jon Ralston," she referred ...
7:20 a.m.
Editorial: A healing compromise
When is it OK for a parent to nix conventional, and potentially life-saving, medical treatment for a child?
7:20 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: BUSINESS
Big-time developers have claimed another Strip landmark.
7:20 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: HIGHER EDUCATION
ELKO - Ah, it's that time of year again, when U.S. News & World Report reminds the university system regents that UNLV is still in the bottom tier of all national universities and that UNR ...
7:19 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: CITY HALL
Las Vegas and one of the city's rougher bars have settled a complaint against the bar with an agreement that calls for the owners to sell within six months and ups the age of those ...
7:19 a.m.
Stress and easy access to drugs - a dangerous mix
While complaints of all kinds are filed against less than 2 percent of Nevada's more than 24,000 nurses, licensing officials are concerned about what they consider an unacceptable number of violations related to substance abuse, ...
7:19 a.m.
Casinos eager to deal in Hispanics
Major U.S. brands such as Coca-Cola and Ford are doing it. As are Bank of America, AT&T and Microsoft.
7:19 a.m.
Mom, he's in my room!
It was the kind of spat children sometimes get into when they move into a new home: Who gets the coolest room? Whose room will be next to mine?
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