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Archive for December 18, 2006

UNLV's reluctant superstar
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7:25 a.m.
Ron Kantowski sends birthday wishes to a young-looking Bob Arum
That seems impossible. Arum looks at least 10 years younger. And he works harder than a lot of guys half his age.
7:25 a.m.
LAMAR HUNT: A MAN RICH WITH HIS TIME
Yet longtime Las Vegas broadcaster Bob Blum will always remember Hunt, the personable and revered owner of the Kansas City Chiefs who died Wednesday because of complications from prostate cancer, as the guy who stuck ...
7:25 a.m.
TAKE FIVE: CAVALIA
What: "Cavalia"
7:24 a.m.
Editorial: Finally, a good estimate
The 2008 model year for most vehicles will have the more accurate mileage estimates, and that may lead to something like sticker shock. The new test will lead to lower numbers, the EPA says. Most ...
7:24 a.m.
Editorial: Teachers, judges in same boat
Yet that is what he did last week during a talk in McLean, Va., before members of a technology trade association. And while we rarely agree with his positions, we understand his point of view ...
7:24 a.m.
Letter: Cheney should know: Rumsfeld is no giant
Even if Donald Rumsfeld had single-handedly performed magic and converted Iraq into a hamburger-eating wonderland overnight, he would still be in the shadow of a giant of history. In the days before political correctness, when ...
7:24 a.m.
Letter: We rushed into Iraq, so why not rush out?
Unlike, say, when he decided to invade Iraq in the first place.
7:23 a.m.
Letter: No changing fact that illegals are criminals
No matter how much you are against the agenda of the Pahrump Town Board, you can't change the fact that our do-gooders in the federal government can't brainwash the public into accepting the fact that ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Bush needs to get moving on strategy
How many more of our military have to be killed or wounded before he heeds some good advice and stops being stubborn?
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: Hoping for a clean slate
What Democrats have said they won't do is immediately dive into the nine spending bills that Republicans left undone when Congress ended its 2006 session earlier this month.
7:23 a.m.
John Katsilometes on what the president of the Recording Academy (which hands out the Grammys) thinks of Vegas' surging music scene
Given that this year's 49th Grammy Awards telecast is set for Feb. 11 at the Staples Center in L.A. (and broadcast at 8 p.m. on CBS), there didn't seem to be any other logical reason ...
7:22 a.m.
Critics question park closing
Crime statistics for Huntridge Circle Park suggest the park was closed last month less for safety reasons than because of official displeasure over the fact that the park was a congregating point for the homeless, ...
7:22 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: CARSON CITY
CARSON CITY - Gov.-elect Jim Gibbons says he has no plans to increase the gasoline tax to fund new highways.
7:22 a.m.
Gibbons scores a public relations coup
When the number of esteemed Nevadans on Gov.-elect Jim Gibbons' transition team reached the number of state legislators - 63 - some Nevada political insiders smirked.
7:22 a.m.
Binion case heating up, this time over his estate
Two years after Sandy Murphy and Rick Tabish were acquitted in their retrial of killing casino boss Ted Binion, one of the most publicized criminal cases in Las Vegas history is back in the news.
7:22 a.m.
Slashing earmarks could hurt innocents
WASHINGTON - When Democrats announced a moratorium on all so-called earmarks to clean up corruption heading into the 110th Congress, they might not have realized they would be withholding funds from a popular and worthy ...
7:22 a.m.

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