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Archive for May 10, 2006

Team USA on the way
Team USA on the way
7:30 a.m.
THE ELEVATOR
Ernest Hemingway wrote that the only true sports are auto racing, bullfighting and mountain climbing, and that the rest are just games. Well, if he were still around, he might toll his bell to include ...
7:29 a.m.
Jeff Haney runs down the list of Las Vegas poker players making hay at the 2006 Tournament of Champions at Caesars Palace
A field of 209 players on Monday started the circuit tournament's main event, a $10,000 buy in no-limit Texas hold 'em contest, competing for a first-place prize of $648,320. The winner will also qualify to ...
7:29 a.m.
Despite slow start, Heyer ready to start in playoffs
Neither Coyotes coach Tim Chambers nor pitching coach Steve Chatham promised Heyer, a sophomore right-hander from Scottsdale, Ariz., a return to the starting rotation.
7:29 a.m.
Vegas band Big Bad Zero trying to put up numbers
Some have described Big Bad Zero as on par with The Killers, the Vegas-based band that has made it big nationally.
7:29 a.m.
Out with the old not always the answer
Tuesday's demolition of the kitschy Boardwalk hotel triggers the question, which Strip resort might be next?
7:29 a.m.
Paper store caters to letter writers
An advocate of the handwritten note, Anne Kellogg has been sending letters on cards and formal stationery all her life.
7:29 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for May 10, 2006
FLASHPOINT for May 10, 2006
7:28 a.m.
Jon Ralston on elections and how they shouldn't be a joke, but so often are during the campaign season in Nevada
With filing in its second week and the G-Sting trial mercifully concluded, the difference seems elusive.
7:28 a.m.
Editorial: Give ethanol a chance here
Rep. John Shadegg, R-Ariz., has introduced a bill that, for its title, could hold a place of honor in the Doublespeak Hall of Fame. His Ethanol Tax Relief Act does not, as one would first ...
7:28 a.m.
Editorial: Bygone areas born again
The story portrayed people who are investing in the older parts of Las Vegas, where distinctive homes once defined the good life here. Rejecting the newer neighborhoods in the outlying areas as too impersonal, they ...
7:28 a.m.
Letter: Exxon chair no more gluttonous than Gates
Jeff Leonard, Las Vegas
7:28 a.m.
Letter: Sic U.S. attorney on capital's politicians
Todd Wheelan, North Las Vegas
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Carrying migration out to the extreme
Why don't we work out an arrangement with Mexico to have a complete migration change? That is, we Americans migrate to Mexico and the rest of the Mexicans migrate to the United States. This would ...
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Nevada dodged a bullet in election
I am most thankful to the voters of Clark County for being perceptive enough not to have elected Mr. Herrera as our congressman.
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Uproar over oil profits are misguided
Exxon's quarterly revenues were $88 billion, with costs of $73 billion and with tax liability of $7 billion, leaving the $8 billion profit. Cutting the revenues in half to $44 billion would leave a loss ...
7:27 a.m.
Editorial: Closer scrutiny for doctors
Public Citizen, a nonprofit, Washington-based organization founded in 1971 by Ralph Nader, ranks Nevada 47th on a survey of serious disciplinary actions taken by medical boards in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
7:26 a.m.
Court recordings come under fire
Most prosecutors would drool over the chance to have recordings of what defendants and their attorneys talk about.
7:26 a.m.
Vast resorts
Of the 20 largest hotels in the world, Las Vegas has 15 on the list. Totaling over 75,600 rooms, Las Vegas' 15 hotels account for 76.3 percent of those rooms.
7:26 a.m.
Lawyer questions sentence
Marcus Dixon is 22 years old and has spent more than one-third of his life behind bars.
7:26 a.m.
Oscar Barillas, 83, dies in Las Vegas
He was a Golden Gloves boxer, a police officer under the regime of Fulgencio Batista and he teamed up with his sister Ileana to win several ballroom dancing trophies. Barillas even once met Ernest Hemingway ...
7:26 a.m.
High school requirement put to test test
In a legal case that could hold lessons for Nevada, a California judge is expected to rule Friday that the Golden State's high school exit exam is an unfair requirement for graduation.
7:26 a.m.
Internet connection: Sites bring valley residents together
Web sites that connect residents with common interests or offer a network of resources for families are scaling the walls of the Las Vegas Valley's neighborhoods.
7:25 a.m.
Republicans pile on challenges to Deane
"I don't think she can win again," said Richard Deeds, 59, a member of the Clark County Republican executive committee and one of four party members who have filed papers to challenge Deane in the ...
7:25 a.m.

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