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Archive for March 2, 2006

FLASHPOINT for Marr 02, 2006
The chatter about the impact of governor's race has focused on who will raise taxes, who will reduce spending or who will turn back the clock on abortion. But that's the in-state buzz. Outside Nevada, ...
7:23 a.m.
Kenseth in the groove
Last weekend at California Speedway, Kenseth admitted he didn't have the best car in the field, but he still found himself in victory lane for the 11th time in his career.
7:20 a.m.
Jeff Haney is taking a look at the second annual high-stakes, mano-a-mano poker tournament coming up this weekend at Caesars Palace
Perhaps the city's most celebrated old-time poker game took place over five months in 1949, when high-stakes gambler Nicholas "Nick the Greek" Dandalos squared off against Texas sharpie Johnny Moss downtown in a match arranged ...
7:20 a.m.
Who's minding the net this time?
Emergency netminders cannot practice with their teams. They sit on the bench during games, but they can only play if the starter (Marc Magliarditi) is injured during a game.
7:20 a.m.
Kluger's echo carries on
"You don't hit a horn player in the mouth. That's how he makes his living," Irv Kluger once said.
7:20 a.m.
Mamma Mia! There they go again
The axiom "The more things change, the more they remain the same" could not be more appropriate than for "Mamma Mia!"
7:20 a.m.
John Katsilometes catches up with an old/new locals favorite R&B vocalist
The club was filled, and clusters of fans had spilled into the casino area. They sat at unattended video poker machines, many unable to see the singer but swaying to his music.
7:20 a.m.
Editorial: Recycling a trashed program
According to a Las Vegas Sun story published earlier this week, juvenile justice officials are considering the idea of putting juvenile offenders to work cleaning up graffiti and trash in public parks - well away ...
7:19 a.m.
Editorial: Return voter fairness to Texas
After they took office in 2003, the Republicans, at the instigation of DeLay, approved new boundaries for Texas congressional districts. Surprise, surprise. Most of the new districts were home to a majority of Republican voters, ...
7:19 a.m.
Letter: Summerlin residents don't deserve free ride
Now the Federal Aviation Administration, seeking to increase the volume of planes using McCarran, has proposed allowing planes taking off to fly over their special land. While I understand their annoyance over this inconvenience, I'm ...
7:19 a.m.
Letter: Bush's words on energy ring hollow
Ford and General Motors are going down because they failed to anticipate the future and built the wrong kinds of cars. Americans who bought them will also take the fall. SUVs are transportation on steroids ...
7:19 a.m.
Letter: Red or blue: We all should be concerned
Maybe Mr. Bohnett should refresh his memory as to the rights granted to us all by the Constitution. President Bush's constant attacks on our freedoms have many who voted conservative wondering what they've done with ...
7:19 a.m.
Letter: Selling ports to U.A.E. sends bad message
By allowing the United Arab Emirates to take over our ports would show the Arabs that we agree with their stance on Israel. Is this the message we want to show the world?
7:18 a.m.
Editorial: Iraq optimism on the wane
He assured Americans that what coalition forces had learned from their nearly three years of experience would lead to victory. "Fellow citizens, we are in this fight to win, and we are winning," Bush said.
7:18 a.m.
Downtown acreage attracts flock of developers
"There's a good chance we'll see a lot of it built at once, maybe five or six projects that begin simultaneously," consultant Dan Van Epp said.
7:18 a.m.
Industry on borrowed time
Fearing a proliferation of payday-loan stores, Henderson and North Las Vegas are pressing ahead with regulations to limit their number in their cities.
7:18 a.m.
Physician to be tried in death of daughter
Prosecutors have charged a trauma room physician with felony reckless driving in connection with the death of his 11-year-old daughter in a Jan. 18 traffic collision.
7:18 a.m.
One man's Las Vegas home really is a castle
Some would call it a stroke of luck, the brief meeting between a Ferrari owner and a young Ferrari lover in a Las Vegas parking lot.
7:17 a.m.
Ron Kantowski on how Cubs fans have patience, whether it be for exhibition game tickets or winning another World Series
About 24 hours earlier, a power outage had knocked the 51s' computer server off line and it still wasn't fixed. Without the server, the 51s would not be able to print exhibition baseball tickets.
7:17 a.m.
Yucca plays D.C.
Broadway this ain't, although the shows typically offer a few chuckles and a moment or two of drama. The hearings also offer a glimpse at the complex issues and perspectives that have shaped the Yucca ...
7:17 a.m.

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