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Archive for January 16, 2006

Player's talent on display at tourney
He is called the "Wayne Gretzky of table hockey," and like the The Great One himself, Jacob Lindahl doesn't look very imposing.
8:42 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Haney: Talking shop with a Las Vegas sports book manager who says the NFL underdogs will draw the early betting money
After pulling off the biggest upset of the weekend, the Pittsburgh Steelers opened as 3 1/2-point underdogs against the Denver Broncos for Sunday's AFC championship game.
8:41 a.m.
The Week Ahead
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8:40 a.m.
Give him props: Carrot Top still delivers
What: Carrot Top When: 8 p.m. Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays through Fridays, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturdays. Dark Tuesdays. Where: The Luxor's Atrium Showroom Rating (out of five stars): 4.5 stars
8:39 a.m.
County schools get more than $54 million
CARSON CITY -- More than $54 million is headed toward 236 public schools in Clark County for innovative programs and to help students improve.
8:31 a.m.
State gets poor marks for student spending
CARSON CITY -- Nevada ranks next to last in spending per public school student, a new report says.
8:30 a.m.
Scroggins says he'll remain in LV
CARSON CITY -- If he is elected secretary of state, Brian Scroggins said he will continue to live in Las Vegas, breaking a tradition of others elected to the job.
8:29 a.m.
Letter: People responsible for their own weight
The reason people are obese is because they can't control their cravings and don't exercise, not advertising. America was (and is) a part of the free market system, and if enterprising individuals seek to provide ...
8:28 a.m.
Letter: Pre-humans don't have the same rights
Cells do not have rights even if they are human cells. He makes a fetish out of a few cells which are plentiful in the human body and most of which get flushed down the ...
8:27 a.m.
Letter: Smoke or no smoke, people will come to Vegas
Nevada residents and visitors will not benefit from her proposal to improve ventilation systems at casinos/hotels and theaters. Such a proposal would require that these businesses be monitored to ensure compliance.
8:26 a.m.
Flashpoint for Jan. 16, 2006
With reports that President Bush will advocate for nuclear reprocessing in his State of the Union, the question again becomes: Is he lying? Before we ask the foremost measurer of Bush balderdash -- Sen. Harry ...
8:26 a.m.
Editorial: Remembering our nation's King
King was born Jan. 15, 1929, in Atlanta and became an ordained minister at the age of 19. He served congregations in Atlanta and Montgomery, Ala., where he was elected president of the Montgomery Improvement ...
8:25 a.m.
Editorial: Nadelstern is best choice
Public schools in Clark County are at a critical juncture -- and the next superintendent will have a profound effect on the future of education here for many years to come.
8:24 a.m.
College presidents push Pahrump transfer plan
Two community college presidents are pushing a plan to transfer control of the Pahrump Valley education center to a college better suited to meet the needs of rural students.
8:20 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: Visiting the Fashion Show mall to meet the 52 charming young women vying for the title of Miss America
Art McMaster surveyed the scene -- 52 beautiful young women striding across the Fashion Show mall runway as a couple of thousand fans cheered and waved -- and said, "I will never complain about having ...
8:18 a.m.
Consolidation of health coverage recommended
CARSON CITY -- In numbers, there is power.
8:02 a.m.
Conditions worsen for tenants
Sitting on his mattress in boxer shorts, Richard Salyers covered himself with a blanket, trying to retain some dignity.
8:01 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: How one Las Vegan netted an impressive collection of table hockey games
It was roughly 10 years ago when Las Vegan Jeff Mancini purchased a table hockey game -- you know, the one with the slots and the little tin players that every grown-up who was raised ...
8:00 a.m.
State fails to provide representation for many abused, neglected children
Each year hundreds of victims of abuse and neglect enter the child welfare system without legal assistance or an advocate -- a direct violation of federal and state laws.
7:56 a.m.

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