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Archive for October 30, 2006

ACDelco NHRA Nationals
Consecutive NHRA Pro Stock world championships for team owner Ken Black of Las Vegas (Greg Anderson 2003-2005, Jason Line 2006)
7:30 a.m.
Jeff Haney counts cards with two MIT's alumni who beat Vegas
Even now, 10 years later, Dave Irvine still gets a charge out of arriving in Las Vegas. He was a member of the team of MIT students who used sophisticated blackjack card-counting techniques to extract ...
7:30 a.m.
THE OPENING LINE
IN THE SPIRIT OF THE SEASON
7:30 a.m.
Motorcycle master
What: Book signing with Paul, Paul Jr. and Mikey Teutul, stars of the hit reality series "American Choppers" and authors of "Orange County Choppers: The Tale of The Teutuls"
7:29 a.m.
Trumpeter Marsalis blows into town
Who: Wynton Marsalis
7:29 a.m.
Letter: Occupying Iraq does not make us safer at home
But, on reflection, another couple of questions present themselves: Is Osama bin Laden, who is not in Iraq, but in the territory of our supposed ally Pakistan, unable to spare another 19 or so Saudis ...
7:29 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Oct 30, 2006
Et tu, senator? You, too, Harry Reid, are going to vote early? How can that be? I am sure you are still deliberating on whom to vote for since you would never put party before ...
7:29 a.m.
Letter: Planned withdrawal can salvage war effort
What sums it up for me is that poor planning, even before we invaded, at every level is what is doing us in. We are trying to help the Iraqis form a government. Not much ...
7:29 a.m.
Letter: Corrections needed to curb sleazy ads
Before the McCain-Findgold campaign finance law was passed, campaign funds were channeled through the Democrat and Republican National Committees, which were held accountable for the ad content, and we did not encounter sleazy ads to ...
7:29 a.m.
Editorial: Ballot questions seek to change Constitution, laws
Question 1, sponsored by Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Gibbons, is a throwback to the fight in the 2003 Legislature over Gov. Kenny Guinn's recommendation for increased taxes. The age-old process for the Legislature is to ...
7:28 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: CARSON CITY
CARSON CITY - Merritt (Ike) Yochum, a perennial candidate for elective office who has never won, says he has been humiliated by his own apparent mistake in signing up to run in the wrong state ...
7:28 a.m.
Sex doesn't sell in Latino community
At an editorial staff meeting two weeks ago, Adriana Arevalo, news director at Univision, the Las Vegas Valley's highest-rated 6 o'clock news program, mentioned the tapes of calls to Metro Police about the alleged assault ...
7:28 a.m.
John Katsilometes takes in the final show at the Stardust, appropriately featuring Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme
The Steve & Eydie shtick was sharp and tailored to a packed house that included Boyd Gaming Chairman Bill Boyd, who introduced the duo prior to the show by saying that Steve & Eydie were ...
7:28 a.m.
Answers off the map on Nevada Day quiz
Click here for a printable graphic.
7:27 a.m.
'At the end of my rope'
Trash collector Derrick Graham has endured the unimaginable after his garbage truck ran over him 19 months ago, slicing off his right leg just below the knee.
7:27 a.m.
Mazzeo wants case reopened
Amid questions over the authenticity of just-discovered video surveillance tapes from the night Chrissy Mazzeo alleges Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Gibbons assaulted her, Mazzeo has decided to ask authorities to reopen their investigation.
7:27 a.m.

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