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Archive for February 19, 2007

School officials, Gibbons not on same page
The already strained relationship between the state's schools superintendents and Gov. Jim Gibbons has taken a turn for the snarky.
12:26 p.m.
First look: Obama makes Nevada a priority
Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., reaches for his notes after the wind brifly interrupted his speech at the Government Center ampitheatre. Other Democrats will attend a forum for presidential candidates Feb. 21 in Carson City, but ...
8:38 a.m.
Jeff Haney spells out a strategy that has been profitable on betting baseball teams' win totals
Oddsmakers at the Las Vegas Hilton sports book have just posted regular-season victory totals for the 2007 major league baseball season.
7:30 a.m.
Rubardt puts exclamation point on Phil auditions
The echoes of Rachmaninoff's Second Symphony floated like blossoms on a warm breeze through UNLV's Artemus Ham Hall.
7:29 a.m.
Goldman puts art in cartoon
Todd Goldman brandishes toy diamond rings in celebration of his "Golddigger" exhibit at the Entertainment Galleries at the Venetian. A stylish and exceptionally good-looking crowd mingles around him.
7:29 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Feb 19, 2007
Get out your hankies, folks. Tomorrow is County Com- missioner Yvonne Atkinson Gates' last meeting. Or so the county announced in a news release (!) on Friday. "Commendations and expressions of gratitude are expected for" ...
7:29 a.m.
Editorial: Wasted time and money
David Walker, comptroller of the Government Accountability Office - the auditing arm of Congress - told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Wednesday that Defense Department officials have condoned or turned a blind ...
7:29 a.m.
Editorial: Raising the damage cap
Sen. Terry Care, D-Las Vegas, sponsored the legislation that would raise to $100,000 a damage cap that has been the same since 1979. The increase, Care recently told the Associated Press, still is less than ...
7:29 a.m.
Letter: Prince Harry does more than talk the talk
It is my fervent hope that the members of our royal family in the USA would heed and follow the example of our friends across the ocean and send their loved ones into harm's way ...
7:28 a.m.
Letter: Gibbons sinks state to new low
Frank Porter, Las Vegas
7:28 a.m.
Letter: Bush out of touch with his own war
When asked if he believed Iraq was in a civil war, his reply was, "It's hard for me, living in this beautiful White House, to give a firsthand assessment. I haven't been there, you (the ...
7:28 a.m.
Editorial: Professional tennis, anyone?
This will be the second Tennis Channel Open held in Las Vegas. Last year's debut tournament was a success not only for its main attraction, the big-name pro players, but also for its side events, ...
7:28 a.m.
Developer may get rematch
Downtown Las Vegas residents who opposed a six-story apartment complex in their neighborhood won a battle this month when the City Council withdrew needed variance requests, but worry that their victory could be short-lived.
7:27 a.m.
Chief of staff: Governor didn't mean what he said
Nevada conservation leaders say Gov. Jim Gibbons, during a private meeting last week, questioned the need for a pipeline to bring rural central Nevada water to metropolitan Southern Nevada.
7:27 a.m.
A home of their own
Before housing prices began to skyrocket in 2003, Las Vegas was a dream come true for blue-collar workers - a valley of plentiful jobs and homes that hourly casino employees could afford.
7:27 a.m.

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