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Archive for October 27, 2006

Tarkanian's '2' to be worn by UNLV coach's son
For some, the biggest story coming out of Mountain West Conference basketball media day Thursday was that an improved UNLV team was picked to finish sixth in the nine-team league.
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Jeff Haney on why the Patriots are a good bet to win the Super Bowl
Local sports handicapper Patrick Bartucci expects the New England Patriots, rather than the undefeated Indianapolis Colts, to snag the AFC's berth in the 41st Super Bowl, which will be played Feb. 4 in Miami.
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Winning isn't the only thing
There are the rare few who know the feeling of winning a race, of coming in first. An equal number know the feeling of coming in last. Dead last.
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The look is a blast from the past
What: Artist reception for Mickalene Thomas' "Brawling Spitfire"
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John Katsilometes relays a few tales about Frank 'Lefty' Rosenthal from longtime Stardust employees
"He's tugging away at one leg and looking really bothered by his pants," said Brancucci, a Las Vegan since 1952 who began working at the Stardust in 1965 and 10 years later became the first ...
7:38 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: ENTERTAINMENT
Tony Bennett is so cool - the epitome of coolness - that I doubt he sweats in a sauna.
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FLASHPOINT for Oct 27, 2006
Nevada's newest triskaidekaphobic, Jim Gibbons, has given new meaning to the fear of the number 13. This is a story that not only won't end but has become a national story. From major news outlets ...
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Editorial: County Commission races
On the issues facing the county, such as land-use planning and transportation, Boggs McDonald has been an involved commissioner. During her time in office, however, she has been wounded by questions about her ethics. While ...
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Letter: American troops deserve better than this
We've lost respect, credibility and hundreds of billions of dollars pursuing a pipe-dream-turned-nightmare in Iraq that's become the mother of all failures of nation-building and democracy-forcing we've ever seen.
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Letter: Rather fight terror in Iraq than at home
1) If the war in Iraq and the war on terror are not related, why are the terrorists flocking into Iraq?
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Letter: Polygraph test would put scandal to rest
I would caution those who have leaped to his defense that he reportedly had some three glasses of wine, and as the Romans used to say, "in vino veritas," meaning there is truth in wine, ...
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Editorial: Experience is essential for sheriff, district attorney
Undersheriff Doug Gillespie decided to run for the top job after Sheriff Bill Young decided not to run for re-election. We believe his decision was fortunate for Clark County. Metro Police, which has 5,000 employees, ...
7:37 a.m.
Plan to consolidate moving slowly
Even as it becomes harder to afford a roof over your head, a two-year-old idea to merge the region's three housing authorities sputters along, a victim of loose-lipped officials or a flawed process, depending on ...
7:36 a.m.
Candidate gets some campaigning tips from his dad
Presidential son Jack Carter may have inherited his father's trademark smile and Georgian twang, but the first-time Democratic candidate has come up short on political instincts in his bid to oust Nevada Sen. John Ensign.
7:36 a.m.
Porter plays political hide-and-seek
If not for his more than $1 million in television ads in the campaign's closing weeks, many voters might not know that Rep. Jon Porter is running for re-election in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District.
7:36 a.m.
Roger-Young pairing not to the liking of ACLU public advocate
Chrissy Mazzeo was quite clear when she said Wednesday that the person who has disappointed her most since the alleged assault is Sheriff Bill Young.
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Tracking down surveillance tape from garage is crucial, sheriff says
At his news conference Thursday, Sheriff Bill Young made a surprising concession: Metro Police made minimal effort to determine whether a videotape existed of the late-night parking garage encounter between Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Gibbons ...
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