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Archive for November 6, 2006

Jeff Haney on the Stardust sports book's glory days
When the venerable hotel and casino closed its doors last week, it evoked little emotion in Scotty Schettler, the boss of the Stardust sports book from 1983 to 1991.
7:37 a.m.
One more belt, one more f ight
Floyd Mayweather Jr. made a startling announcement late Saturday night, vowing to retire from his beloved sport of boxing after fighting just one more time.
7:37 a.m.
THE OPENING LINE
Just when you thought it was semi-safe to attend an air show, New Mexico governor Bill Richardson has bestowed his blessing upon something called the Rocket Racing League, to be based in Las Cruces in ...
7:37 a.m.
KJUL maintains its standards
Tuesday marks the first anniversary of the resurrection of KJUL, and that's music to the ears of tens of thousands of fans who like music that doesn't assault their ears.
7:36 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Nov 06, 2006
This has been a campaign of exploitation - of nativist feel- ings, of taxophobia, of anti-good old boyism. But nothing is as low as trying to intrude on a mother's grief for her son. But ...
7:36 a.m.
Stranded at home
The U.S. Census figures, detailed in a recent story by USA Today, show that many of these carless residents live in such major cities as New York and San Francisco, where mass transit and walking ...
7:36 a.m.
Doling out nuclear secrets
According to a story by The New York Times on Friday, the site, which was launched in March, was taken down Thursday night after the Times exposed its existence and asked U.S. intelligence officials why ...
7:36 a.m.
Letter: Anything to get Republicans out of office
President Bush failed to capture Osama bin Laden, the man behind the 9/11 attacks. Against strong advice to the contrary he contrived an invasion of Iraq on the contrived idea that Iraq was a threat ...
7:36 a.m.
Letter: Heed the words of Twain's 'War Prayer'
"O Lord, our Father, our young patriots, idols of our hearts, go forth to battle - be Thou near them!
7:35 a.m.
Letter: A plea to cell phone makers for peace
This way cell phone junkies could communicate to other cell phone junkies by mental telepathy. This would leave the rest of us with some well-deserved peace and quiet.
7:35 a.m.
Every vote counts
Every election is important but Tuesday's has an added heft, given the number of offices on the ballot and the political swirl around the president's policies and the very real possibility that Democrats could gain ...
7:35 a.m.
Titus tours churches in election's stretch run
Prayer is more important than politics, said Dr. Percell Church, Jr., the senior pastor of Zion Ministries in North Las Vegas,
7:34 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: GAMING
Focus Property Group isn't sure when it will build its Inspirada hotel and casino in Henderson, but it wants to stake its claim before the surrounding community is built and residents start moving in to ...
7:34 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: CITY HALL
Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman is so determined to keep "smut peddlers" away from the Fremont Street Experience that he is willing to take the matter all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
7:34 a.m.
Learning how to beat the odds
Like mediocre math students wrestling with high-level calculus, the gamblers gathered at the Silverton are shifting in their seats.
7:34 a.m.
A MOMENT CAPTURED
Captain Mike Seitman appears lost in his thoughts as he pilots Forever Earth on Lake Mead. Seitman was on the upper deck of the 70-foot customized houseboat, a floating environmental laboratory and learning center, on ...
7:34 a.m.
Parties push to get voter turnout
WASHINGTON - For all the talk of a wave that could sweep Democrats to power in Congress and beyond on Tuesday, there is still one major hurdle to clear: getting Democrats to vote.
7:34 a.m.
Poker champion's promise of a gift may not be all that golden
Forget about that message on the answering machine.
7:33 a.m.

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