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Archive for August 23, 2007

Jeff Haney on why 'sick' might be the most accurate word to describe the upcoming season of 'High Stakes Poker'
Laak, wearing his signature get - up of a hooded sweatshirt over a T-shirt, was tracking the action in a side room just off the stage set in the hotel's convention area, lying back in ...
7:27 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: MOTOR SPORTS
Busch confronts a new Bristol
7:26 a.m.
Artists to come 'home'
What: Silent auction preview for Las Vegas Art Museum's gala fundraiser event
7:26 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: ENTERTAINMENT
The story revolves around a "down and almost 50 percent out" boxer, played by Samuel L. Jackson, and Josh Hartnett, an ambitious reporter.
7:26 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Aug 23, 2007
If only Michael Vick lived in Vegas. And who knows? Maybe he will someday, as most miscreants eventually make their way here. Turns out, according to The Washington Post, that Nevada is one of only ...
7:26 a.m.
Commentary: Doug Gillespie explains how average drivers can make Las Vegas Valley roadways safer
Very early on in my career I learned the value of educating the community in our efforts to keep our valley safe. I recognized that we, the police, could not be as successful as we ...
7:26 a.m.
Editorial: Interrogations have limits
In a ruling issued during the group's annual meeting on Sunday, the association said it opposes methods such as simulated drowning or "water-boarding," humiliation on sexual or religious grounds, sleep deprivation and the use of ...
7:26 a.m.
Editorial: A policy meltdown
Last month details of the incident, along with a series of other safety issues or violations at Tennessee-based Nuclear Fuel Service in the past few years, were made public by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
7:25 a.m.
Letter: GPA policy would hurt minority students
If there were established empirical evidence that GPA is an indication of academic performance/success, I might accept this decision. But it is common knowledge that teachers in high schools sometimes inflate students' grades, thereby increasing ...
7:25 a.m.
Letter: Self-defense lessons, not guns, are needed
It would, however, seem entirely logical to provide teachers with some training in the process of overpowering an armed assailant.
7:25 a.m.
Letter: Start with recycling survey, not test runs
Looking at my neighborhood, one out of eight houses, at best, recycles on a consistent basis. We requested additional containers from Republic Services, which were quickly delivered, knowing that most around us go unused.
7:25 a.m.
Letter: Nellis noise makes neighbors proud
Let us be clear: They are not the northwesterners of the Las Vegas Valley. They are, in fact, the whiney people of the western part of the valley. The true northwestern residents live in the ...
7:24 a.m.
Letter: Noise from planes affects whole valley
Is there any place here where there isn't plane noise?
7:24 a.m.
Editorial: A solid arena plan
Harrah's, the largest casino company in the world, said Wednesday that it is partnering with Anschutz Entertainment Group , an international owner and operator of sports and entertainment venues, to build the arena.
7:24 a.m.
Talk of education takes back seat to war
RENO - About 150 people came to UNR for a Brookings Institution symposium featuring two Democratic presidential candidates, and although the topic was education, the war in Iraq hung over the proceedings.
7:24 a.m.
In LV, Edwards turns up heat on global warming
Sen. John Edwards picked a sizzling spot Wednesday to outline his plan to reverse global warming.
7:24 a.m.
We'll do better, UNLV promises
We'll do better, UNLV promises
7:23 a.m.
Cirque - dream tenant for downtown
A Las Vegas businessman and a city official flew to Montreal last week to pitch Cirque du Soleil on moving its local offices into the Arts District.
7:23 a.m.
Feeling burned, Rogers says UNR can forget his $3 mil
University system Chancellor Jim Rogers says his family decided against making a $3 million contribution to UNR because of harsh comments regents have made about his leadership of Nevada's colleges and universities.
7:23 a.m.
Iraq beats Vegas, but who's counting?
You might think that a weekend in Las Vegas would sound a lot better than a tour of duty in Iraq. Not so, according to a list zipping around the Internet. Top 10 reasons a ...
7:23 a.m.

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