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Archive for August 17, 2007

Jeff Haney visits the Gambler's Book Shop, where football bettors are loading up on information as the season nears
From late July through the NFL's opening night, Howard Schwartz swears , he sees almost all those bettors when they stop into the Gambler's Book Shop to load up on preseason football reading - and ...
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Ron Kantowski recalls the exploits here of the former bad boy of the Wranglers hockey team, who's now in trouble with the law yet again
Oh, and it rained in Seattle, the Dodgers lost and "Pacman" Jones says he didn't do it.
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Bright start, hazy future for gallery
It's hard to miss the metal security shutter locking in GC Arts, a contemporary art gallery that moved into the downtown Arts District at the end of 2004.
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Speedwagon runs strong, but Thornton sings ho-hum
REO Speedwagon is good eno ugh to continue performing indefinitely so long as the members of the aging band don't break a hip.
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FLASHPOINT for Aug 17, 2007
Can you imagine Mayor Oscar Goodman, who already has celebrated Las Vegas' centennial, celebrating his own at City Hall? It could happen if term limits are overthrown. When asked whether he would be a plaintiff ...
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Letter: Majority of students forsaken for benefit of few
In addition to parents, often with their attorneys, the student, counselors, an administrator, school social and health workers and all of the individual's classroom teachers must attend the meeting. Meetings may take anywhere from one ...
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Editorial: Equation for success
Taking a hiatus from acting, McKellar earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from UCLA and has written "Math Doesn't Suck," a math book for middle school girls.
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Editorial: Tax dollars buy no services
In fact, as a story by the Las Vegas Sun on Wednesday points out, the Nevada Office of Minority Health was created in January 2006 but didn't host its first public meeting until this week. ...
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Editorial: Hailing trouble
The task force, which is made up of several law enforcement agencies and run by the FBI, is a focal point for anti-terrorism efforts in Las Vegas. Taxicab Authority investigator Ivan Williams was pulled from ...
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Jon Ralston tells of incestuous relationships between politicians and special interests, and why Nevada needs full-time lawmakers
The announcement that Amodei, the veteran Republican state senator, has accepted the position of president of the Nevada Mining Association diminishes Carson City and the legislative process. It also heralds a new era while reinforcing ...
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Letter: Incompetence of Bush team not funny
Fox News doesn't seem too concerned. I scarcely hear the story mentioned by it. (But imagine the uproar we'd hear from it if a Democratic administration lost track of that much weaponry during a military ...
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Letter: Law shouldn't ban legal substances
Not once has a smoker said a nonsmoker doesn't have the right to a smoke-free environment. Not once has a smoker said the right to smoke should be universal.
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Recycling could cost residents one trash pickup
Clark County is to consider a sweeping new plan to boost recycling across the Las Vegas Valley, including testing a proposal to cut back regular trash pickups to once a week.
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In evictions, neighbors see hope for clean sweep
There may be sympathy in the neighborhood for Jennifer Ellis and about 800 other tenants of the Buena Vista Springs apartments after the federal government told them they had to pack up and leave.
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Former Test Site workers get local screening sites
Eight health clinics have been contracted in Southern Nevada to provided free screening tests to former Nevada Test Site workers, the Energy Department said Thursday.
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A father lost, a life in limbo
Four years ago this summer, Roberto Zambrano Lopez spent a few weeks passing a hat among family and friends.
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Co-workers get new way to bond: A crash course
What white-collar shark doesn't seem a little more likable after a bottle's been broken over his head? Where's the cloying cubicle mate who doesn't look darling dangling off the back of a hovering helicopter? And ...
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For would-be judges, many jobs up for grabs
In Clark County, citizens are served by Municipal Court judges, who handle most basic misdemeanor and traffic cases; justices of the peace, who deal with preliminary matters in felony and gross misdemeanor cases; District Court ...
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