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Archive for December 11, 2006

Highlights of October 2006 revenue report on Nevada casinos
-STATEWIDE: $1.06 billion win, up 0.4 percent.
8:35 a.m.
The crime began with a phone call: Jason's ex-wife, dialing in to check on the couple's 5-year-old son, who was home with his father when the phone rang. Oddly, the boy's name flashed across the ...
7:55 a.m.
Ron Kantowski takes an early morning walk as others run through the streets of Las Vegas - with at least one couple stopping to get married
You wouldn't have know it from my vantage point at the intersection of Fourth Street and Gass Ave. Morning had not quite broken but it was so eerily quiet, you would have sworn it needed ...
7:33 a.m.
7:33 a.m.
John Katsilometes considers the educated views of a British journalist who is looking for that perfect view
A recent visitor to Vegas, writer John Arlidge of the London Sunday Times, boldly reported his choice of the best view of the Las Vegas Strip - and the finest view from any structure anywhere ...
7:33 a.m.
Allen & Rossi
From 1954 until 1969, Marty Allen and Steve Rossi were one of the nation's top comedy teams.
7:32 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Dec 11, 2006
Tom Collins is always in a good mood, it seems. But when he appeared on "Face to Face" last week, he seemed especially jovial, even for him. Yes, Cowboy Tom is thrilled the rodeo was ...
7:32 a.m.
Editorial: Following the money
According to a recent story by the Las Vegas Sun, revenue from unclaimed estates, forgotten paychecks, closed bank accounts and other sources have increased annually. But the state treasurer's office has not added staff to ...
7:32 a.m.
A taxing lapse of logic
On Monday a commission panel met and recommended that the commission continue to keep its deliberations and many of the issues surrounding taxpayer appeals secret. State Taxation Director Dino DiCianno pointed out that the law ...
7:32 a.m.
Letter: Nuclear power not worth the mess it creates
Nuclear power and Yucca dump advocates made some questionable statements. Urging Sen. Harry Reid to stop opposing the Yucca dump, a waste industry spokesman said, "The majority of this country is in favor of nuclear ...
7:32 a.m.
Letter: Too many people abuse parking passes
Living in a senior community, I observe many handicapped plates and signs on my neighbors' cars. I suspect that more than half of theses people received the paperwork to obtain these items from their doctors ...
7:31 a.m.
Letter: Smoking is a matter of individual choice
If I want to go out to eat, I have a choice to patronize restaurants that allow smoking or I can choose to only patronize restaurants that do not permit smoking anywhere on the premises. ...
7:31 a.m.
Targeting bad fats
The ban includes barring restaurants from frying with oils that contain the artificial fats and from using the fats in cooking or baking. It does make exceptions for foods that are served in the manufacturer's ...
7:31 a.m.
The Las Vegas City Council approved an ordinance last week that will help ensure residents are kept in the loop on amendments to the city's general plan that could affect them.
7:31 a.m.
CARSON CITY - A proposed 180-unit apartment complex for low- to moderate-income families in Las Vegas is moving forward through the bureaucracy of the local, state and federal governments.
7:31 a.m.
Mandalay Bay sued in 2004 incident
Three men from Los Angeles sued Mandalay Bay in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas last week, claiming they were assaulted and falsely arrested two years ago by hotel security guards looking for gun-toting, mask-wearing ...
7:30 a.m.
Dr. Tandy Freeman from Justin SportsMedicine and saddle bronc rider Cody DeMoss look over X-rays of DeMoss' neck to assess the injuries he suffered during the sixth go-round of the National Finals Rodeo.
7:30 a.m.
Nip and tuck - not just for women anymore
In Las Vegas, where women long ago discovered that image often trumps reality, plastic surgeons are reporting a dramatic increase in the number of men getting procedures such as liposuctions, face-lifts and lip augmentations.
7:30 a.m.
Mining laws dating to 1872 may be in for big changes
WASHINGTON - With Democrats about to take control of Congress, the Nevada mining industry and its chief environmental critics are readying for possibly the biggest changes to the nation's mining law in nearly a century.
7:30 a.m.

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