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Archive for July 14, 2006

Jeff Haney dispels a popular theory on betting NFL champions
Not only will the point spreads in those games be artificially inflated because of the hype surrounding the champ, according to the strategy, but the Super Bowl winner's opponents will be especially motivated to score ...
7:40 a.m.
Magnet school for talent
Based on the recent influx of big-time players from bigger-time football programs, it's safe to assume that UNLV head coach Mike Sanford has done an outstanding job of selling his program on the recruiting trail.
7:39 a.m.
John Katsilometes catches comedic star on KKLZ talking about new sitcom
While promoting his FX sitcom, "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," DeVito unveiled the following:
7:39 a.m.
ARTS NOTES
Israeli glass artist Jeremy Langford will be in Las Vegas next month to survey sites for a project.
7:39 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jul 14, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Jul 14, 2006
7:39 a.m.
Jon Ralston remembers late controller for her tenacity, resilience
Those words keep ringing in my ears because they were among the last ones Kathy Augustine spoke to me. The late controller had called me only days before she collapsed to respond to a column ...
7:39 a.m.
Editorial: Focus on Friday
The six-year-old event, hosted on the - you guessed it - first Friday of each month, is part fine art show, part street festival and all fun.
7:38 a.m.
Editorial: Congress not above the law
They claimed that historical precedent and constitutional separation-of-power protections exempted congressional offices from searches. Using the same argument, an attorney for Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., challenged the search in federal court.
7:38 a.m.
Letter: 'Specks on a lab dish' are human, too
All of us were little specks of matter at one time and our little specks contained everything that we needed except for nourishment and safety to make us the human beings that we are today.
7:38 a.m.
Letter: A little consideration from smokers, please
Why should we be subjected to someone else's nasty, disgusting and dangerous habit just because they want to have a cigarette during or after a meal? (Meals average about 30 minutes by the way.) To ...
7:38 a.m.
Letter: Internet gambling is least of our worries
I can now play in a smoke-free, clothing optional environment (my study) and not have to plan transportation to the casinos. The walk to my refrigerator is short enough so that I can grab a ...
7:38 a.m.
Editorial: Celebrating too soon
Bush claimed that his tax cuts spurred economic growth, which increased federal revenues and resulted in a projected $296 billion deficit for this year, down from a $423 billion projection made in February. Bush said ...
7:37 a.m.
Landowners seek high price
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7:37 a.m.
In search of a site, arena task force needs ideas
Finding a suitable site for a new arena is the first of a series of hurdles for the task force studying the possibility of building a state-of-the-art events center in the Las Vegas Valley.
7:37 a.m.
Builders get their pick
As a plumber helping to build Kermit Booker Elementary School, Dave Kerzetski earns $46.52 per hour, more than double the wage of his last job in the private sector.
7:37 a.m.
Watchdog group says laser therapy useless to stop smoking
A Washington-based watchdog group has asked the federal Food and Drug Administration to stop several companies, including one based in Las Vegas, from advertising laser therapy as a way to stop smoking.
7:37 a.m.
Troubled homeland security institute to get windfall
Congress is preparing to give UNLV's embattled Institute for Security Studies another $1.5 million with instructions this time to live up to its promise to make the university a leading academic authority on homeland security.
7:36 a.m.
Blacks chased from their homes in America's ugly past
Beginning in 1864 and continuing for approximately 60 years, whites across the United States conducted a series of racial expulsions, driving thousands of blacks from their homes to make communities lily-white.
7:36 a.m.
Summary Box: Wisconsin court clears the way for Indian gambling
WHO WON?: The decision was a clear victory for the 11 tribes that operate 28 casinos in Wisconsin and Gov. Jim Doyle, who successfully argued he could negotiate gambling compacts with the tribes.
4:13 a.m.

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