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Archive for November 18, 2006

ALL-STAR SCORECARD
Before you can play matador defense at an NBA All-Star game, you must first hold a battery of official events to call attention to it. That's why you almost need a scorecard to keep track ...
7:20 a.m.
Hinds' struggles may be behind him
What: UNLV vs. Wyoming
7:20 a.m.
On computer, UNLV comes out on top
Although it would have been impossible for the '83 Houston and '91 UNLV teams to meet in real life, anything is possible in cyberspace. Using Dave Koch's Action PC basketball, a statistical computer basketball simulation ...
7:20 a.m.
Ron Kantowski asks: 1983 Houston or 1991 UNLV - which was the best team to NOT win basketball title?
Although it would have been impossible for the '83 Houston and '91 UNLV teams to meet in real life, anything is possible in cyberspace. Using Dave Koch's Action PC basketball, a statistical computer basketball simulation ...
7:20 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Nov 18, 2006
If the sports books wanted to put up an interesting line, it would be on the date of the death of Harry Ensign. Sure, the presidential sweepstakes might interest more people, but here in Nevada, ...
7:20 a.m.
Editorial: Signs, signs, everywhere the signs
The election is over, the seasons have changed, the leaves are falling from the trees - yet campaign signs are still standing, as a recent story in the Las Vegas Sun by Michael J. Mishak ...
7:19 a.m.
Editorial: A polar bear's cold reality
A U.S. Geological Survey study released Wednesday stops short of saying that the decline in sea ice is directly responsible for the 15 percent decline in cubs, and for smaller male cubs overall. But it ...
7:19 a.m.
Letter: Voters were not fooled by GOP's trickery
It's interesting to see now that all the conservative talk show hosts are currently spinning the results as a loss by the Republicans but a win by the conservatives. I guess the fact that the ...
7:19 a.m.
Letter: Smokers ignore right to breathe clean air
We nonsmokers agree that the slaves to nicotine have the right and freedom to practice their dirty habit. Since, however, medical science and the tobacco companies state how harmful smoking can be, we just do ...
7:19 a.m.
Letter: Guest-worker program sounds like amnesty
The guest-worker program previously proffered by President Bush and supported to a great degree by Democrats says that those here illegally but seeking the "American dream" must pay a fine and go to the end ...
7:19 a.m.
Editorial: Support for stem cell study
According to the Associated Press, Swiss researchers have grown human heart valves using stem cells extracted from the amniotic fluid that surrounds babies in the womb. These new heart valves, scientists say, could one day ...
7:18 a.m.
Audit hits institute's ex-boss
The former executive director of the UNLV Research Foundation and its troubled Institute for Security Studies provided insufficient documentation for nearly $84,000 in travel and business meal expenses during his four years at the helm, ...
7:18 a.m.
Online programs help parents monitor students' progress
Before granting an extra hour's grace on the weekend curfew, Ed Breen can log on to Silverado High School's Web site and find out what his son's teachers have to say.
7:18 a.m.
No cap to the bills
Terri and Michael King's son was only 18 months old, but he was already reaching the lifetime limits of his health insurance.
7:18 a.m.
Lawsuits promise headaches for Gibbons
New court filings in a federal civil lawsuit alleging that Rep. Jim Gibbons took unreported gifts from a federal contractor promise to be an ongoing political headache as the governor-elect prepares to take office next ...
7:18 a.m.

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