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Archive for May 19, 2006

Pitching his stride
UNLV's Matt Luca dodged a few bullets in the final five innings Saturday to emerge as the winning pitcher in the Rebels' 11-10 victory over New Mexico. At this point, any victory is sweet for ...
7:25 a.m.
Lady Rebels aim for a top-10 finish
"A top-10 finish would be, I believe, extremely realistic and exceptional for this program," said Ringler, in her fourth season as the Rebels' coach.
7:25 a.m.
Jeff Haney on how Barbaro is making Triple Crown futures bettors nervous
Before the Derby, bettors who wagered against any horse winning the Triple Crown had to risk about $10 for each $1 they were trying to win in Las Vegas race and sports books.
7:25 a.m.
John Katsilometes on R&B artist Toni Braxton, the new headliner at the Flamingo
Especially if you have seen her in concert.
7:24 a.m.
Group seeks to preserve Las Vegas architecture
Now it's time to look at our homes, churches, businesses and neighborhoods, says a group of advocates seeking to form a local Modern Committee molded after the Los Angeles Conservancy's Modern group.
7:24 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for May 19, 2006
FLASHPOINT for May 19, 2006
7:24 a.m.
Editorial: Texas can't drive 75?
Now we face a new crisis, but in our fast-paced, gas-guzzling nation there has been precious little commitment to conservation. Quite the contrary. In Texas, officials are seeking to raise the speed limit from 70 ...
7:24 a.m.
Editorial: A dose of reality on Iraq
Newsweek magazine reported in August that the Pentagon had developed a "detailed plan" calling for a reduction to about 80,000 troops by mid-2006, and to between 40,000 and 60,000 by year's end.
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Columnist has it wrong on immigration
Well, at least he's an honest advocate for open borders, unlike most of the people hiding behind the "comprehensive reform" label with no intention of following through on controlling the border or hiring practices.
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Superpower status lost by the president
Clinton turned over a government that defeated Milosevic in Kosovo during which not one single GI was killed in combat. Clinton inherited from George H.W. Bush a national debt of $4.2 trillion, which rose to ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Most snowbirds can afford garbage fees
It seems to me that people who can afford a second home are not living on the edge of poverty, and if their incomes are fixed they must be fixed at a pretty generous level. ...
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: Challenges await at UNLV
An option to conduct another national search was available to the regents, but they sensibly decided to choose one of the other candidates who had already impressed them enough to become finalists.
7:22 a.m.
Holiday safety alert
The Park Service will add staff, bringing in rangers from Death Valley National Park and adding seasonal staff to pump up the ranks of rangers to at least 50, while calling on help from regional ...
7:22 a.m.
Dog's sex life an issue for court
CARSON CITY - It's not the kind of life-or-death issue or multimillion-dollar business dispute that often appears on the Nevada Supreme Court's docket - but don't try telling Mr. Bojangles that it's not an important ...
7:22 a.m.
Storied boat to suffer ignominious fate
Turns out, that is Saundra Reed's cheapest option.
7:22 a.m.
Trauma tales sure to inspire
The 17-year-old Basic High School senior was a multisport athlete and captain of the defending state champion volleyball team in March 2003. He was looking forward to finishing high school and pursuing an engineering degree ...
7:22 a.m.
Youth, good looks a gold mine on LV Strip
But she got a rude awakening when she asked to work at the resort's ultrahip Jet nightclub, the latest of several sexy haunts to open on the Strip in recent years.
7:22 a.m.
DA finds himself in a race
Is anyone going to run against District Attorney David Roger?
7:21 a.m.
Brian Greenspun pays a belated Mother's Day tribute to his unforgettable mother-in-law
I realize that sounds like the start of some very funny jokes, but what I am about to tell you is no laughing matter. I made a big mistake on Mother's Day. So big, in ...
7:21 a.m.

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