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Archive for July 29, 2006

Travelers caught in a loop
According to the report released this week, frequent travelers whose names resemble those of the estimated 200,000 known terrorists and suspected terrorists are subjected to several hours of interrogations and background checks each time they ...
8:13 a.m.
Novel shows love affair with soccer
Nonstop rain flooded Rio Cuale and poured over sidewalks and into Banderas Bay. Inside his rental unit in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, words thankfully flowed just as smoothly for Kenny Stern.
7:56 a.m.
Shooting the breeze with 'The Mouth'
What: North American 8-Ball Championship
7:56 a.m.
They're wild about Harry
Yale-trained philosopher and leadership guru Tom Morris is teaching a Community College of Southern Nevada continuing education class this weekend - on the practical wisdom of Harry Potter.
7:56 a.m.
Group plans recall effort to remove two judges
The head of a local judicial watchdog group, saying that two District Court judges do not have the "legal competence or judicial demeanor" to remain in their posts, will start a recall-petition drive against them.
7:56 a.m.
Why schools still detest the test
espite this week's good news about improved scores on tests required by the federal government, the Clark County School District still wishes Washington oversight would go away.
7:56 a.m.
Test Scores: ZZZZZZZ ZZZZZZZ
It's one thing for tired students to oversleep and miss their first-period history quiz.
7:55 a.m.
Prosecutor's involvement called a lapse
A Clark County chief deputy district attorney and candidate for Las Vegas Justice Court "didn't exercise good judgment," his boss says, when he vouched for a criminal defendant who handled his advertising and made a ...
7:55 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jul 29, 2006
Am I catching you before it's too late? I hope so. Here's a quiz: What does "pay to play" mean, and do you believe the charge about Jim Gibson? Did Dina Titus really vote to ...
7:55 a.m.
Editorial: School police hard to keep
According to a recent story by the Las Vegas Sun, the district's police force is 32 officers short of the 175 positions for which it is budgeted. And the reason is fairly simple: money.
7:55 a.m.
Letter: Vegas should not recycle California's mistake
It all worked out very well, until the city decided it would like to have that extra money, so they started a "recycling program." This involved raising the trash collection rates to pay for it ...
7:54 a.m.
Letter: Safe Climate Act can make a difference
The first six months of this year were the warmest ever recorded in the U.S., and - with increasingly drier conditions - wildfires are becoming a bigger problem. As global warming pollution levels continue to ...
7:54 a.m.
Editorial: Drug errors cost billions
Not all medication errors lead to injury, but patients can expect to suffer at least one error on average each day they are in the hospital, the report said. The financial costs are high: Hospitals ...
7:54 a.m.
World Series of Poker
What: 37th annual World Series of Poker main event.
7:00 a.m.
Day 1 at the World Series of Poker
BIG NEWS: The world's biggest poker tournament kicked off with 8,580 registered players, easily topping last year's 5,619, and pushing the top prize to $11.7 million. The 12 final players will win at least $1 ...
5:35 a.m.

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