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Archive for February 13, 2006

Jeff Haney shops around for college hoops betting bargains
It was impressive performances in its past three games, however, that summarily knocked down UConn's odds to win the NCAA men's basketball championship in Las Vegas sports books.
12:34 p.m.
Ron Kantowski crashes the party at the Ultimate tournament held at UNLV's Sam Boyd Stadium
All I can say is if some guy hiking through the woods on snow skis, only to stop every so often to start shooting at stuff with a rifle, is a sport - this is ...
12:34 p.m.
John Katsilometes is stunned by the scene at Keep Memory Alive Foundation's 'Power of Love' gala
The twin $350,000 pooch palace bids were merely a segment of a rollicking evening that was equal parts frivolity and generosity Saturday at the Keep Memory Alive Foundation's "Power of Love" fundraiser gala at the ...
12:34 p.m.
Kincaid still has plenty on his plate
'Lifestyles Las Vegas'
12:34 p.m.
McGowan returning to NLV post
For Sean McGowan, it's why he will be returning as North Las Vegas' city attorney.
12:33 p.m.
Flashpoint for Feb. 13, 2006
Flashpoint for Feb. 13, 2006
12:32 p.m.
Letter: Electorate could have stopped Bush
He didn't even get the popular vote in 2000.
12:32 p.m.
Letter: No proof to show life sprang from nonlife
Ms. Braverman says that letter writer F. Jay Harrell's "grasp of science seems limited" when it comes to the subject of when life begins. Then she proceeds to "enlighten" us by claiming that "life occurred ...
12:32 p.m.
The Week Ahead
12:32 p.m.
Editorial: Background checks still hazy
A recent report issued by the Government Accountability Office says the TSA has failed to follow its own plan for implementing the Secure Flight program. A December 2004 law requires that TSA take over the ...
12:32 p.m.
Editorial: Environmental assault continues
While slicing the government's environmental programs to ribbons, Bush is proposing to increase by $10 million - to $322 million - the fund for "cooperative conservation" programs, which encourage private landowners to protect endangered species, ...
12:32 p.m.
Letter: Smoking: Suicide on the installment plan
Smokers make a conscious decision to inhale toxic chemical substances for whatever reason and are in effect committing suicide on the installment plan. Smokers disregard the warnings printed on packs of cigarettes and they or ...
12:31 p.m.
Editorial: Familiar criticism of Iraq war
His words add weight to similar criticisms made in the past, such as those by Richard Clarke, who served as the White House's top adviser on counterterrorism.
12:31 p.m.
Complaints drive county to increase traffic studies
To keep pace with the surge in requests for new traffic signals - prompted by growth and increased scrutiny of roadway safety efforts - the county's traffic management division in February 2005 accelerated its program ...
12:31 p.m.
Minority professionals an 'untapped market'
When Darrell Jones was in his late teens in a small town near Kansas City, Kan., it occurred to him that he didn't want the day to arrive when his little nieces and nephews would ...
12:31 p.m.
Attorney goes after parents of 311 Boyz
Flipping the old axiom on its ear, a Las Vegas attorney says parents should be held accountable for the sins of their sons.
12:30 p.m.
District is on the money
Solid fiscal management combined with a fast-growing economy have helped the Clark County School District achieve the highest bond rating of any major school district in the nation.
12:30 p.m.
Offers they can refuse: For now, no changes on tap at Sahara
That means dispelling rumors spread among employees and suppliers that the historic property will soon be blown up.
12:30 p.m.
House arrests could help NLV
The proposal by San Jose, Calif.w-based Management Partners is prompting discussion among the city's Municipal Court judges, police, prosecutors and city staff over whether North Las Vegas should expand alternative sentencing programs.
12:30 p.m.
Lack of information cited in babies' deaths
Foster parents caring for two prematurely born infants who died had not been given enough information about their fragile condition to watch over them properly, according to medical records and Metro Police.
5:04 a.m.
John Katsilometes checks in on the final Super Sunday at the famous Stardust race and sports book
Sunday marked the last Super Bowl for the history-laden Stardust sports book, which opened amid much fanfare in 1975 (a priceless photo of a pair of showgirls pulling a horse through the hotel to mark ...
4:54 a.m.
NLV to get more for housing prisoners
The U.S. Marshals Service has agreed to pay North Las Vegas about a $1 million more a year to house federal prisoners, apparently ending for now the city's threat to terminate the contract.
4:53 a.m.
Many in Nevada are not citizens
About one of every nine people living in Nevada is not a U.S. citizen, the second-highest percentage in the nation, according to a recently released Census Bureau report.
4:53 a.m.
Torino looking to make mark on Strip
"I have more than $5 million in this bank, so why are they charging me $3 for something called a noncheck safe keep fee?" he asked several staff members.
4:49 a.m.
Tougher child molestation law sought
Tougher laws are needed to keep child molesters in prison and prevent them from committing more crimes, according to a newly formed local chapter of a national group that hopes to get legislation passed in ...
4:49 a.m.
Wranglers show they can bounce back from a defeat
"Yeah, it is (impressive)," he said. "But when you told me that, I didn't realize it."
3:56 a.m.
Carson Nugget fined $20,000
The complaint filed Jan. 9 by the state Gaming Control Board said the Nugget had received periodic warnings, and it alleged that since November 1992 the board has been unable "to render an opinion on ...
2:39 a.m.
Residents weary of blasts
A group of Henderson seniors has mounted a campaign urging the City Council to limit construction blasting near homes to protect public safety and their properties.
2:39 a.m.

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