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Archive for August 16, 2007

After 64 years, Virginia City sports football team
The 1A Muckers, who will play eight-man football, open the regular season Aug. 24 at Carlin.
9:30 a.m.
Flag goes up, drama unfurls
Baseball might be mired in the dog days of August, but the past two weeks have been anything but boring for motor sports fans.
7:02 a.m.
Ron Kantowski shares some e-mails his spam filter missed
It was Monday when I determined that I can take or leave office e-mail.
7:02 a.m.
Q+A: Joe Esposito
Joe Esposito was the organizer in Elvis Presley's chaotic life.
7:01 a.m.
Chip by chip, collectors hope to build a museum
After years of gobbling up cocktail napkins, lighters, matchbooks and chips and swapping them with like minds, members of the Casino Chip & Gaming Token Collectors Club are looking for a home.
7:01 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Aug 16, 2007
Did you see where ex-Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is dropping some of his massive holdings so certain investments can't be used against him in his campaign? This from The Washington Post: "Among them were investments ...
7:01 a.m.
Commentary: Pat Mulroy explains how efforts to ensure water supplies for our area are paying off
The drought that has plagued the Colorado River since 2000 has been more severe than anyone could have foreseen. In 2002 alone, the river's flows were more than 3 trillion gallons less than normal.
7:01 a.m.
Editorial: Insulting hurricane victims
Although it escaped serious damage, Tuscaloosa is cashing in. There is a rush of condominium construction in and around Tuscaloosa, with the marquee projects near the University of Alabama's football stadium. Those projects are attracting ...
7:01 a.m.
Editorial: Let the sunshine in
A story in the Las Vegas Sun on Saturday says homeowners association members for The Parks are weary of the $9,000 a month it costs to operate the gated community's 550 gas lamps and are ...
7:01 a.m.
Letter: Group museums off the Strip so kids can go
The single leading problem with Las Vegas' art collections is that none is centrally located. They are spread throughout the Las Vegas Valley . If all the collections were brought together, including private collections on ...
7:00 a.m.
Letter: Nonsmokers have cost people jobs
In my view, it is the nonsmokers who do not get it.
7:00 a.m.
Letter: Frank Rich makes column hard to read
All of the following words were in his Aug. 8 column: sycophant, ubiquitous, soliloquize, Korffian, Nixon Kool-Aid, credulous, denouement, truculent, pro forma, disingenuous, proselytized, compendium, invective, jingoistic and pseudonymous.
7:00 a.m.
Letter: Current politicians do not inspire hope
Here is some of what I think should be done:
7:00 a.m.
Letter: 'Pay for performance' is an unworkable idea
If the district is underpaying teachers now - and suffering annual teacher shortages numbering in the hundreds - how does he imagine that "pay for performance" is the solution to this problem? How does he ...
6:59 a.m.
Editorial: Learning to get along
Great idea, neighbors say - as long as district officials build it somewhere else. A story by the Las Vegas Sun on Tuesday says people who live near the proposed site of the Northeast Career ...
6:59 a.m.
Bizarre allegations come to light
By now, many of the allegations against District Judge Elizabeth Halverson are common knowledge: that she ordered her bailiff to massage her neck and feet, that she fell asleep on the bench more than once ...
6:59 a.m.
CONVENTION CRASHING: ASSOCIATED SURPLUS DEALERS / ASSOCIATED MERCHANDISE DEALERS
The Associated Surplus Dealers and Associated Merchandise Dealers convention, at least the bit of it at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Tuesday, is, basically, a stuff convention.
6:59 a.m.
BERNIE ROTHKOPF: 1918-2007
Las Vegas casino legend Bernie Rothkopf was not one to stand in the way of someone else's success.
6:58 a.m.
Welcome to Vegas, welcome to teaching
It's been a busy year for the Clark County School District, as it scrambles to find the more than 3,000 teachers it will need when classes begin in in less than two weeks. All figures ...
6:58 a.m.
Not what thieves thought
It must have seemed like easy money; steal two statues - both seemingly bronze - sitting outside Opportunity Village, then melt them down for the value of the metal.
6:58 a.m.
Apprentice program is back - and better
The popular union apprenticeship program that had served 6,000 students a semester before getting booted from the College of Southern Nevada by its outgoing president will return for the new school year , stronger and ...
6:58 a.m.
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