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Archive for March 16, 2006

Ron Kantowski on how NASCAR's recent success may be affecting other major sports in ways we never imagined
It also offered further proof that if there is a formula for blending sport and entertainment that appeals to fans, sponsors and advertisers alike, NASCAR has reinvented it.
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Keeping her eyes on track
In fact, Patrick said the opposite is true as she prepared for next weekend's Indy Racing League IndyCar Series opener at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
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Alaska visit hot ticket at Orleans
The Wranglers (45-10-6, 96 points) have been trying to catch the Aces (47-9-4, 98 points, before Wednesday's action) atop the West Division of the National Conference all season.
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John Katsilometes recalls one of the more enterprising promotions in the history of Las Vegas entertainment
That was a plan the Las Vegas Sting of the Arena Football League put into motion more than 10 years ago. The team is defunct, but memories of "Free Cash Night" will never die. And ...
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As golden as his piano
When: 7:30 p.m. March 24-26
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No stranger to Strip, Donovan back in town
The vivacious performer - perhaps best known for her part in the syndicated game show "Face the Music" (originally airing in 1980-81) - moved to Southern Nevada a few weeks ago from Florida.
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FLASHPOINT for Mar 16, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Mar 16, 2006
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Editorial: 'March Madness' is upon us
NCAA officials don't want to hear it, but a big reason why the tournament has become so successful is because of betting - principally the office pools where co-workers wager on the tournament's outcome. While ...
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Editorial: Newsman takes a bow
Wallace, who turns 88 on May 9, has symbolized the news magazine show's reputation for asking hard questions since it first aired in 1968. But his rigorous style was his trademark almost from the moment ...
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Letter: You can't easily label president's detractors
Not all "liberals" hate George Bush just as not all "conservatives" support him. I would consider myself liberal on issues of health care for all Americans and a war on poverty, and I am conservative ...
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Letter: Taking Roe to its extreme is alarming
Prior to that ruling, abortion was murder, but afterwards became the absolute right of the woman. A right that said in part that if the woman didn't want the responsibility of raising a child, she ...
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Letter: Let women decide
Sharon Klein, Henderson
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Letter: Impeachment case is not hard to develop
This rubber-stamp approving Republican House will be hard-pressed not to act. With the president's base turning on him - and finally joining their Democratic brothers and sisters who have long been outraged at how wantonly ...
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Editorial: Reform is unwisely blocked
Voting 224-192, the House stopped Rep. Martin Sabo, D-Minn., from offering an amendment to a spending bill that would have revised the way proposed foreign takeovers of American businesses are reviewed by the federal government. ...
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Entrepreneur, civic leader Tobman dies at 81
Tobman, president of the Stardust hotel in the 1970s and owner of Western Cab Co. since 1968, would regale customers with his stories about working as a teenage bellhop in the Catskill Mountain resorts or ...
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Mobile shelter to finally be used
After watching the mobile shelter that it acquired with federal Homeland Security funds sit unused for 16 months, Las Vegas' solution to that problem is to not wait for an emergency to press the equipment ...
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Helldorado lives another day
Las Vegas Elks Lodge 1468 is organizing the Helldorado Days festivities this year, with most of the activities, such as rodeos and a Western village exhibit, scheduled to be at the new South Coast casino's ...
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Dealing with the world's woes
UNLV officials are attempting to harness the power of the pen with a new think tank that will let authors and poets take a stab at some of the world's greatest problems.
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Sheriff candidate fighting suspension
A Metro Police lieutenant who is running for sheriff on a promise to "aggressively pursue those who would endanger us all by drinking and driving" was given a three-week suspension two years ago for drinking ...
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Court should get a slowing ticket
As if it wasn't bad enough to get a traffic ticket, people trying to take care of them in Las Vegas Justice Court may have an additional headache.
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Attacks on Chanos were building
Nevada Attorney General George Chanos says he bailed out of the election this year because his five months in office taught him that "the system stinks."
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