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Archive for October 9, 2006

Jeff Haney hunts down the best values available on parlay cards for those wagering on such a losing proposition
The casinos "held" - or won - about 24.8 percent of the total amount of money bet on parlay cards, or more than $15.6 million, according to the state Gaming Control Board.
7:32 a.m.
Apologetic Corrales ponders boxing future
Appearing resigned and contrite after relinquishing his world lightweight championship, Diego Corrales vowed to take his punishment without complaint for failing to make weight for Saturday night's title fight against Joel Casamayor.
7:32 a.m.
THE OPENING LINE
A COACH WHO CAN'T STAY OUT OF THE NEWS
7:32 a.m.
John Katsilometes catches 18-year-old Erika Avila, whose career has vaulted to the MGM Grand's arena
On Saturday night, she was, as the winner of the Grand Slam to Stardom competition for the 11th annual "Andre Agassi Grand Slam For Children" benefit concert at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Avila was ...
7:32 a.m.
Q+A: LIZA MINNELLI
Who: Liza Minnelli
7:32 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Oct 09, 2006
Gubernatorial contender Dina Titus needs help - and it's clear she knows it. She has hired a new ad firm, and the first results look promising - two spots pounding Jim Gibbons for being forgetful ...
7:31 a.m.
Editorial: Between the lines
At the center of this goal is the Reading First program, which dedicates about $1 billion annually to assist low-income schools in adopting methods that "have been proven to prevent or remediate reading failure."
7:31 a.m.
Editorial: A real doomsday scenario
The basis for their worry is a Pentagon plan to remove the nuclear warheads from several intercontinental ballistic missiles carried aboard submarines, and replace them with warheads packing conventional explosives. The Pentagon's goal is to ...
7:31 a.m.
Letter: Woodward's title sums it up perfectly
When you see recent headlines such as "Iraqi police brigade, death squad link probed," or "U.S. at critical crossroads in Afghanistan," and then read an article that states that just last week part of the ...
7:31 a.m.
Letter: Support of Iraq war is mind-boggling
There are segments of this war that are facts, not spin, such as: (a) there were no WMDs in Iraq after all; (b) Saddam had no connection with either al-Qaida or 9/11; and (c) occupying ...
7:30 a.m.
Letter: War must be fought at full strength
The terrorists are using the same methods of fighting they have found successful for centuries. They do not use uniforms as we do. They simply dress the same as the civilians they use for "cover." ...
7:30 a.m.
Editorial: Nature under siege
According to a recent Washington Post story, rulings by U.S. District Court judges in California, Montana, Oregon and Wyoming have sharply criticized federal decisions that are direct results of Bush's environmental policies.
7:30 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: EDUCATION
Lamping Elementary School teacher Stephanie Steckler had heard of Michael Milken, but she wasn't exactly sure what the financier was doing at the Henderson campus Friday.
7:30 a.m.
'Tin homes' for teachers
A housing developer hopes to help the Clark County School District lure teachers to the Silver State by offering an investment in a less-precious metal - tin.
7:29 a.m.
A MOMENT CAPTURED
"My name is Ralph Willits, ex-Navy," the 84-year-old says from the Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City. "Forty years, seven months and 16 days in the Navy. Was on a small carrier in the ...
7:29 a.m.
A buyout of Harrah's could shuffle casino giant's focus
News that two giant investment funds are offering $15 billion to acquire Harrah's took the nation's gambling capital by surprise.
7:29 a.m.
Democrats have a plan for changes if victorious
WASHINGTON - With fewer than five weeks to go before the mid-term election and the very real possibility that Democrats could take over the House - and in some scenarios the Senate - the question ...
7:29 a.m.
Waiting for the dream
Las Vegas residents Ranko and Marija Damjanac aren't pursuing U.S. citizenship for symbolic reasons.
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