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Archive for September 25, 2006

Take a load off
Gaughan, a 31-year-old Las Vegas native, competes in 25 truck races a year but none are as hectic as the weeklong run-up to his hometown race.
7:19 a.m.
Jeff Haney analyzes the 'house edges' and recommends two sports books to those who want to bet on a team to win the Super Bowl
If you're looking to put money on which National Football League team is going to win the Super Bowl this season, your first two stops in Las Vegas should be the Palms and the Venetian.
7:19 a.m.
THE OPENING LINE
There's a new movie out about high school football, starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. It's called "Gridiron Gang," with the plot focusing on a bunch of juvenile delinquents who become productive members of society by ...
7:19 a.m.
Convention ear
Nanotechnology, which uses particles as small as atoms, is at best years away from producing commercially useful miniature machines.
7:18 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: LOUNGES
If Mickey Spillane were alive, he'd have written that the beautiful blond lounge singer had more curves than the Pacific Coast Highway, and her low-cut dress clung to every one of them as if for ...
7:18 a.m.
Artist plugs Gauguin into 21st century
What: "Gauguin in the 21st Century"
7:18 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Sep 25, 2006
So the pot folks have a poll that shows they are winning the hearts and minds of Nevadans on legalizing (don't call it that!) and regulating marijuana. They say the voters, by a 6 percentage ...
7:18 a.m.
Letter: Clarifying ambiguous terms makes sense
The issue isn't whether the president understands the definition of human dignity. The issue is what definition are partisan politicians going to give those words on any given day.
7:18 a.m.
Editorial: Error mustn't cost veterans
For reasons that are not clear, but most likely human error, Veterans Affairs officials used these estimates in preparing the department's budgets for last year and this year.
7:17 a.m.
Editorial: Bring free market to cabs
Without a certificate from the Nevada Taxicab Authority, cab companies cannot legally put drivers to work, as noted last week in a story by Las Vegas Sun business reporter Richard Velotta. State law spells out ...
7:17 a.m.
Letter: GOP morphs Iran into Iraq for elections
Iran is the next bad guy to keep us from changing horses in November. Not only is George Bush ranting about Iran's nuclear program, but a congressional committee on intelligence has said it has evidence ...
7:16 a.m.
Letter: Bush demonstrates fiscal irresponsibility
Virtually everything that he touches turns to garbage sooner or later, with a great burden to the American taxpayers and all of their progeny as far as we can see.
7:16 a.m.
Editorial: Paved with good intentions
U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Laporte's ruling Wednesday reinstates environmental reviews and protections included under the so-called roadless rule that President Clinton enacted just before leaving office in January 2001. That rule, which prohibits road construction, ...
7:16 a.m.
Titus is master of free media as Gibbons opens his war chest
When former Democratic governors Bob Miller and Richard Bryan saw the podium, they knew it wouldn't do. A nearby door allowed in too much light, threatening to bleach out the camera shots.
7:16 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: CITY HALL
The stipulation that new projects in the Downtown Centennial Plan area include ground-floor retail space is starting to show positive results.
7:16 a.m.
'Mob Museum' wants display that can't be refused
Whether the new museum at the old Post Office and federal courthouse site on Stewart Street will be a tribute to groundbreakers or leg-breakers depends on whom you ask.
7:15 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: EDUCATION
Since the academic year began Aug. 30, School Police have confiscated six guns from individuals on campuses, including a loaded .40 caliber handgun taken from a student at Bonanza High School.
7:15 a.m.
Gibbons backs call for larger agency
WASHINGTON - It's not every day that a staunch conservative congressman calls for bigger government - especially in the middle of a campaign for governor.
7:15 a.m.
Ivanpah's soil perfect for rare plant, but will it ground airport?
Comments can be submitted at each meeting.
7:15 a.m.
Breath of fresh air
The American Lung Association is imploring all states to join the Smokefree Air 2010 Challenge by banning smoking in offices, restaurants, bars and casinos by the end of the decade.
7:15 a.m.

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