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Archive for February 15, 2007

Don't bet against Maloofs
Don't bet against Maloofs
7:19 a.m.
Jeff Haney talks to some experts about an NBA team coming to Las Vegas and what that would mean for betting
The grueling day-to-day pace of pro basketball's long regular season engenders a sense of randomness not seen in other sports, bedeviling bettors in their quest to make predictions against the point spread.
7:19 a.m.
He's more complex than his act
Who: Joe Piscopo
7:19 a.m.
John Katsilometes on presidential candidate Hillary Clinton making her first campaign visit to Southern Nevada
The event is open exclusively to members of the Nevada State Education Association and instructors at Del Sol High, which is located at 3100 E. Patrick Lane near Pecos Road. Securing a seat will be ...
7:19 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Feb 15, 2007
As I listened to the sometimes compelling, sometimes annoying, often condescending testimony Wednesday in Carson City from the Nevada Policy Research Institute, I wondered why Nevada has only one think tank. NPRI, with its conservative ...
7:18 a.m.
Editorial: Keeping track of data
According to a story by USA Today, the Justice Department says that at least 10 of the laptops that the FBI lost between February 2002 and September 2005 contained classified or sensitive information. The FBI ...
7:18 a.m.
Editorial: Ripple effect for solar
He was in his second term back then. Now he's in his 16th. Such seniority earns clout in the House, and the fact that he is chairman of the Transportation Committee doesn't hurt. This week ...
7:18 a.m.
Letter: Plan to leave Iraq filled with common sense
On Feb. 14 I read the commentary by columnist Nicholas Kristof ("It's time for a different kind of surge - of diplomacy") and found it to contain such common sense and pragmatism about what can ...
7:18 a.m.
Letter: A gifted man who is truly inspiring
My husband Dave and I met Hal back in the mid-1980s, when he was doing the administrative history at Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico, where my husband was chief of administration. I remember at ...
7:18 a.m.
Letter: Knowing identity is best compensation
The U.S. government financially compensated the Japanese Americans who were unjustly interned in concentration camps during World War II, and yet for the African-American people, who were brought to America against their will and robbed ...
7:17 a.m.
Editorial: Using common sense
The latest attempt comes in the form of a bill by Sen. Bob Beers, R-Las Vegas, which gained a public hearing before the Senate Transportation Committee.
7:17 a.m.
Cutting prison expenses could help education
CARSON CITY - Assembly Democrats, looking for more money for education, hope that changing the criminal sentencing laws and some state prison operations could provide it.
7:17 a.m.
Animal shelter to do about-face on its policy on pet adoptions
The Lied Animal Shelter's practice of crowding as many dogs and cats as possible into the facility to try to save more lives was a mistake that backfired and is being corrected immediately, the chairwoman ...
7:17 a.m.
For casinos, Chinese New Year behind only Super Bowl
When Palace Station wanted to expand its Asian gambling pit, a consulting feng shui master said separating it into two sections would bring bad luck.
7:16 a.m.
Forum a big draw in Northern Nevada
Democrats in Northern Nevada are clamoring for access to the presidential candidate forum in Carson City on Wednesday, a strong first indication of voter interest in the Silver State caucus next January.
7:16 a.m.
Democratic process
Fueled by a few big-time issues, Boulder City's small-town politics are becoming as popular as tourists gawking at Lake Mead.
7:16 a.m.
Ron Kantowski on how now-bosom buddies Goodman, Stern are making strides on NBA
The second thing he did was turn down a martini.
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