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Archive for February 23, 2007

LOOKING IN ON: LAS VEGAS GLADIATORS
You truly won't be able to tell the players without a scorecard when the Las Vegas Gladiators open the home portion of the 2007 Arena Football League season in three weeks.
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Jeff Haney on how Ultimate Blackjack Tour backers are betting that television exposure will raise their game to the level of televised poker
Einiger, a Brooklyn native and a Summerlin resident since 2003, has established himself as one of the game's most accomplished players since taking up tournament blackjack nearly 17 years ago.
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Downtown galleries get synchronized
Anyone who has meandered the Arts District during the daytime has probably walked away wondering, "Why isn't anything open?"
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John Katsilometes on the unshakable faith of a Neonopolis tenant at the end of his rope
Del Prado is clinging, no question. The family business, Del Prado Jewelers, is losing money as one of four businesses operating in the tomb known as Neonopolis. His six-month lease expires March 1 and he ...
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FLASHPOINT for Feb 23, 2007
I have this friend who works in politics who occasionally will try to use a sports metaphor in his rhetoric, even though he knows very little about sports. He is always fretting he will talk ...
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Jon Ralston on the many obstacles Democrats still face on the road to the 2008 presidential election, despite a smooth first ride through Nevada
Eight White House hopefuls with varying degrees of viability - ranging from front-runner status to snowball's chance - packed into a community center in the hamlet of Carson City to hawk their wares not just ...
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Editorial: Real cooling-off needed
That would tighten the current law, which mandates a one-year cooling off period, although it does have a loophole, allowing former members to immediately work with lobbyists and clients to plot strategy.
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Editorial: Negotiations on the Strip
It was a difficult time. The casinos were trying to recoup losses while the union saw thousands of members laid off.
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Letter: Clinton, Congress could have stopped war
The assumption that Congress was fooled by Bush is incorrect. In 2002 I knew there was no evidence that Saddam was tied to al-Qaida or possessed WMDs. I further knew that if Bush got war ...
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Letter: Drivers, be on the lookout for riders
Until motorists are prosecuted the same for killing a rider as another motorist, the problem will not change. I'm just as tired of people who don't ride thinking they know something on the subject as ...
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Letter: There's no escaping global warming facts
I wonder how the children of future generations are going to "acclimatize" to every coastal city (plus thousands more on lowlands) in the world being submerged under the sea level that he is not worried ...
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Letter: Man can't change 'order of the universe'
Changes have occurred since time began and will continue since that's the "order of the universe." He, and others, would do well by channeling their efforts to the last sentence in Mr. Harrell's letter that ...
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Letter: Don't emulate life of Anna Nicole Smith
Was Anna Nicole Smith a nurse in an operating room, assisting doctors in saving lives? Was she part of a medical team on the verge of finding a cure for cancer? Was she a teacher ...
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Editorial: Whose records?
Care's bill, Senate Bill 123, would require that government agencies respond in two days to requests for public records. What is sadly so important about this measure is that under current law a government agency ...
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City Council sees flip side of 'flipper' argument
Two weeks ago there had been strong words at Las Vegas City Hall about getting tough with property "flippers" trying to make a quick buck at the city's expense.
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Bloggers don't want Dems in Fox's house
Last month several Fox News anchors parroted a thinly sourced article in a right-wing magazine that claimed Sen. Hillary Clinton was getting ready to leak damaging information about her Democratic rival, Sen. Barack Obama. Specifically, ...
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Candidate-speak
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Marching to new tune
Facing heavy financial losses and teetering on the verge of canceling its annual St. Patrick's Day Parade two years ago, the Las Vegas Sons of Erin believes it has turned the corner in dramatic fashion.
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Pupil-counselor ratio stuns Reid
It's not easy to startle Sen. Harry Reid, but being told Thursday that Clark County's 300,000 K-12 students are served by only 600 guidance counselors managed to do it.
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MGM Mirage is undergoing huge identity transformation
What's in a name? For MGM Mirage, Nevada's largest employer and owner of some of the world's biggest hotels, the answer may guide its future.
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CLARIFICATION
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