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Archive for January 3, 2007

Jeff Haney on why Joe Hachem finds a win at the Brunson Poker Championship more gratifying than his victory at the 'Big One'
When veteran poker pro Scotty Nguyen won one of the first major poker tournaments of 2006, a World Poker Tour event in Mississippi, he called it the second most memorable moment of his career.
7:14 a.m.
UFC becomes a heavyweight in sports
The MGM Grand Garden Arena was still quivering with excitement shortly after two of the most popular fighters in mixed martial arts wrapped up a riveting spectacle that had lived up to its considerable buildup.
7:14 a.m.
Las Vegas Art Museum enters big leagues regarding donations
Call it the year of being taken seriously.
7:14 a.m.
Q+A: Trent Carlini
After taking a year off to spend time with his new wife and new baby, Elvis tribute artist Trent Carlini is back.
7:14 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jan 03, 2007
I have a Gerald Ford story, too. Yes, he was, as many have said, kind and gracious. But my remembrance has nothing to do with his personality or politics. In 1997 Ford was the featured ...
7:14 a.m.
Editorial: Enlightening consumers
According to a story by The New York Times on Tuesday, the discount retail giant Wal-Mart has announced plans to encourage consumers to purchase CF light bulbs. Wal-Mart executives told the Times that they hope ...
7:13 a.m.
Editorial: Salaries make a difference
As a solution, we have supported raising the salaries of rookie school police officers to make them more competitive with the salaries of rookies signing on with Metro Police and the Henderson and North Las ...
7:13 a.m.
Letter: Paying our respect to presidents, soldiers
But I am especially moved by the somber ceremony for the passing of a president of the United States, and that is as it should be for the highest office in America. Yet, I must ...
7:13 a.m.
Bomb test at NTS remains explosive
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7:13 a.m.
Letter: New rules needed to keep nature clean
Christmas Day saw hundreds of cars full of people enjoying the snow and generally living it up in the holiday spirit of things. I always get this warm and fuzzy feeling knowing that folks are ...
7:13 a.m.
Letter: Assemblyman's plan for gift cards is awful
I consider myself to be very liberal, some might even say that I am a bit socialist, but what Assemblyman Ruben Kihuen is proposing is communism or more likely outright theft. Whatever the assemblyman wants ...
7:12 a.m.
Editorial: Treating privacy like trash
Revealed were Social Security numbers, details of bank accounts, copies of driver's licenses and other private information.
7:12 a.m.
Ceremony a sneak peek of commission's future
Like most swearing-in ceremonies, the first meeting to include newly elected Clark County Commissioners Chris Giunchigliani and Susan Brager consisted mostly of formalities - the welcome-to-the-group speeches from incumbents and the thank-you-to-my-family-and-supporters remarks from the ...
7:12 a.m.
Muslim couple's trip to California, Nevada turns into nightmare
German national Majed Shehadeh and his wife, Joanne Mulligan, decided that when they visited their daughter in California for the holidays, they would fly through McCarran International Airport.
7:12 a.m.
Nevada in line for a seat
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7:12 a.m.
Guinns move into new Reno home, buy time share in a private jet
CARSON CITY - Former Gov. Kenny Guinn spent his first day out of office unpacking boxes and sweeping out the garage of his new home in Reno.
7:11 a.m.
Valley gets second child diabetes specialist
Recruiters for Summerlin Hospital Medical Center have hired a doctor who specializes in children's diabetes, bringing the total of those desperately needed specialists in the Las Vegas Valley to two.
7:11 a.m.
German Muslim with American family detained, denied U.S. entry
A civil rights group called authorities' treatment of Majed Shehadeh a case of anti-Muslim discrimination.
1:43 a.m.

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