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Archive for January 27, 2006

Columnist John Katsilometes: Marveling at how the ever-expanding Silverton manages to book its vast array of entertainers
Aside from wearing makeup onstage, Sheena Easton, Twisted Sister and the Village People would seem to have nothing in common. But they also share the same Las Vegas venue -- all have performed at, or ...
9:00 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Haney: Saying if you like the Steelers, better put your money on them now for the best price
The point spread on the Super Bowl is sitting at 4 points at most Las Vegas sports books, with the AFC champion Pittsburgh Steelers favored against the NFC's Seattle Seahawks.
8:57 a.m.
Chip off the ol' block of ice
John Johnson had a restless cruise, from San Diego around Hawaii and back, over the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
8:23 a.m.
Q + A: Professor Felicia Campbell
UNLV English professor Felicia Campbell has been executive director of the Far West Popular Culture Associations and Far West American Culture Association since 1989 and facilitates annual meetings for the organizations.
8:23 a.m.
Pop goes the culture studies
What is our television telling us? How does hip hop and rock music guide us and what can we learn from our video games? Sexuality, religion, gender roles and racial stereotyping are delivered daily to ...
8:21 a.m.
Take Five: Las Vegas Gladiators
Las Vegas Gladiators head coach Ron James is approaching the team's fourth season in the Arena Football League with a new mantra: The more things remain the same, the more they change.
8:14 a.m.
Exhibit of Israeli artists planned
An exhibit of work by more than 100 Israeli artists and artisans will be on display Sunday through Feb. 4 at Temple Beth Sholom, 10700 Havenwood Lane in Summerlin.
8:02 a.m.
8:01 a.m.
What's your name, Baby Jane?
For more than two decades, a teenager found naked, stabbed and beaten in Henderson has been known only as Jane "Arroyo Grande" Doe.
8:00 a.m.
Editorial: Same old spin on spying
"There's no doubt in my mind that it is legal," Bush said during a White House press conference Thursday. But plenty of doubt remains in the minds of many members of Congress and constitutional scholars, ...
7:39 a.m.
Editorial: Tests should first do no harm
A handful of federal lawmakers earlier this week said the rule, a final draft of which they had obtained from an unnamed Bush administration official, violates the intentions of a moratorium Congress placed on all ...
7:39 a.m.
Editorial: Terrorists win election
The Hamas victory immediately raised doubts about the viability of the Mideast peace process. How could Israel possibly reach an agreement with Hamas, which has called for Israel's destruction?
7:38 a.m.
Flashpoint for Jan. 27, 2006
Forget privacy concerns. Anyone Googling this needs to be put away -- and quickly. Roll Call reports that Harry Reid thongs are being sold on the Internet. " 'This is just bad,' read the subject ...
7:37 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: Reports how one official isn't buying into Brugnara's plan for the Crazy Horse Too
It's getting a little crazy on the Crazy Horse Too front.
7:37 a.m.
UNLV moving beyond 'techies'
Recognizing Nevada's growing need for university graduates who can immediately apply technological expertise to jobs in business, gaming, security and other areas, UNLV is creating a new degree discipline to bridge the gap.
7:28 a.m.
Lobbying scandal could dent tourism
WASHINGTON -- Las Vegas stands to lose a tiny but high-profile slice of its tourist market if Congress approves a proposal to ban privately funded travel for lawmakers and their staffs.
7:26 a.m.
Staying the course
The Clark County School Board voted unanimously Thursday to offer longtime district executive Walt Rulffes the post of superintendent -- but only through August 2007.
7:25 a.m.
Letter: School Board members should be ousted
The answer is simple -- fire the Clark County School Board and call for a special election as soon as possible. The inferior educational results, the constantly increasing expenditures, the abysmally low student performance metrics, ...
7:11 a.m.
Letter: Refuge facts are not 'liberal spin'
As it turns out, President Dwight Eisenhower created the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; the Reagan administration later called the area where drilling would take place its "biological heart." In addition to musk oxen, thousands of ...
7:10 a.m.
Letter: No shortage of nonsmoking slobs
A few years ago I was at a casino about 4 a.m. The whole row of machines was empty (about 15 machines). There were also machines on the next row that were totally empty. This ...
7:09 a.m.
Letter: Firm should be further penalized
In reality, someone on the inside saw a marketplace and in various inside meetings set the parameters. Those parameters took great advantage of people and in doing so piled hardship upon hardship. They knew what ...
7:09 a.m.

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