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Archive for July 30, 2006

Day 3 at the main event of the World Series of Poker
BIG NEWS: Sam Farha, the runner-up to Chris Moneymaker in 2003 and a well-known face in poker circles, was out of the tournament less than an hour after it started. He went out when his ...
11:36 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jul 30, 2006
It was bound to happen. The paper of record has weighed in on the Las Vegas City Council's idiocy of outlawing the feeding of the homeless. The front-page treatment Friday in The New York Times ...
8:16 a.m.
Commentary: Jon Ralston urges Nevada voters to bide their time and wait for important debates before casting their votes
News item: During that same debate, Henderson Mayor Jim Gibson said one abortion he definitely would have supported would be the one state Sen. Dina Titus' mother should have had.
8:16 a.m.
Commentary: Hal Rothman finds a piece of Vegas in an ancient Incan capital
You will never eat an apple from an orchard in the Las Vegas Valley - even though there is one - and you will never wear a sweater made from the wool of a sheep ...
8:16 a.m.
Editorial: Unnecessary flight risk
Airplanes built before 1958 should not be exempt from regular safety inspections, says the federal agency charged with investigating airplane crashes.
8:16 a.m.
Letter: Driving habits around valley are plain scary
Irresponsible drivers endanger innocent people's lives when they make poor decisions while operating a motor vehicle. Using cell phones, exceeding the speed limit and following too close to the car in front can all cause ...
8:16 a.m.
Letter: Vegas buffets could help feed homeless
Would you please run an article detailing just how much food is tossed out every day at every buffet at every casino? I'll bet that the amount would feed every homeless human in Las Vegas ...
8:15 a.m.
Letter: 'Free trade' keeps the borders open
Why is Congress so slow to act today?
8:15 a.m.
Editorial: Jim Gibson for governor in Democratic primary
Why is the governor's office so important this year? The phenomenal prosperity of Las Vegas and Nevada, and the amazing and continuing population growth prosperity has brought with it, are both a blessing and a ...
8:15 a.m.
Commentary: Jeff Simpson talks to Steve Wynn and Jack Binion about their Macau relationship
Wynn said hiring his longtime friend as chairman of Wynn International is a coup for the company. Binion is widely considered to be the man who understands more about the gambling side of the casino ...
7:40 a.m.
Architects leaning toward Strip skies in Las Vegas
Towers to serve as CityCenter gateway
7:40 a.m.
Commentary: Jack Sheehan has a face-to-face with two of the area's most powerful elected officials
As part of a television pilot on Las Vegas, I recently participated in a one-hour discussion with the two men who get most of the credit - or blame - for what's happening in our ...
7:40 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: CITY HALL
Early in every Las Vegas City Council meeting, council members approve a long list of routine items deemed unworthy of any special attention.
7:39 a.m.
Ensign cries foul after bill blocked
WASHINGTON - Republican Sen. John Ensign was still basking in the glory of his anti-abortion victory this week when the quiet power of his home-state colleague Sen. Harry Reid led to a roadblock.
7:39 a.m.
Hopes of water evaporate
Water-system managers on the Colorado River had high hopes for high water at the beginning of this year.
7:39 a.m.
WHO IS CHAZ HIGGS?
State Sen. Sandra Tiffany remembers her reaction when State Controller and good friend Kathy Augustine broke the news: While on vacation in Hawaii, Augustine had married a handsome, younger man she barely knew - a ...
7:39 a.m.
UNLV research funds feeding other mouths
Nibbling away
7:39 a.m.
Commentary: Bolton proves he's the man for the job
Later this week, the U.S. Senate will start the debate about whether to approve President George W. Bush's nomination of John Bolton as ambassador to the United Nations. In the immortal words of the beloved ...
7:38 a.m.

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