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Archive for January 29, 2007

8:17 a.m.
Ron Kantowski takes one small step with an 'upright, honest guy' who helped make this bowling tournament a classic
So perhaps that was why Billy Oatman wasn't feeling any pressure under the TV lights when he lined up against Jason Couch on Sunday in the finals of the PBA's Motel 6 Classic at the ...
7:36 a.m.
Jeff Haney on how a professional gambler proved it's possible to make a living betting the games, not just selling his picks
It achieved a phenomenal rate of growth, awarding its admittedly select clientele a return of 10 times the original investment in a year.
7:36 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jan 29, 2007
A couple of notes on Friday's Inaugural Ball at the Venetian: First, it will be interesting to note which Democratic politicians attended the function considering the Culinary's jihad against Gondolier Numero Uno Sheldon Adelson. That ...
7:28 a.m.
Editorial: Don't burden the states
The law, inspired by a 9/11 Commission recommendation, requires that state driver's licenses comply with federally approved security measures. The main intent is to prevent terrorists from easily obtaining identification that will enable them to ...
7:27 a.m.
Editorial: Let the parents be parents
Under Assemblywoman Sally Lieber's plan, it would be a crime to spank a child 3 years old or younger and a parent, or anyone else, who spanked could face up to a year in jail ...
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Americans often stubborn about politics
I believe that the contents of these letters do not sway a reader one way or another. The reader either agrees or disagrees with what the letter has to say. Further, the readers would like ...
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Gibbons isn't doing much for Nevada
Those funny little requests when people get busted for a crime (usually white collar) or if you break a law, get caught and sentenced to jail time, you ask for a do-over again and again ...
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Without enforcement, law goes up in smoke
I can't believe the arrogance of the bar owners who are ignoring the smoking ban and it is no surprise because they stand to lose nothing. It makes little sense that the health district is ...
7:26 a.m.
Editorial: Flunking a lesson in civics
In Gates' twisted image of democracy, members of Congress who disagree with the president's war policy are supposed to keep mum, because to do otherwise encourages enemy forces and makes the United States appear weak. ...
7:26 a.m.
Angelo Carvalho hoped to be headed to Carson City this month as a rookie assemblyman.
7:26 a.m.
TAKE FIVE: Sandy Duncan
What: Sandy Duncan in "The Glass Menagerie"
7:26 a.m.
John Katsilometes follows the train of cameras tailing Paula Abdul, NBT's Woman of the Year
"I was here last year and I thought, what a lovely event, and what a poignant, uh, honor to be able to have the Nevada City Ballet ... a company that expresses and celebrates the ...
7:26 a.m.
Schools feel staffing shortage in security department
It started as a campus food fight, and quickly swelled into a riot.
7:25 a.m.
Big states might follow Nevada's lead up presidential calendar
Even as new presidential contenders Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama are furiously working behind the scenes to raise money and scoop up talent, the states are having a more public battle in the ...
7:25 a.m.
Q+A: Bill Richardson
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson swung through Nevada over the weekend for the first time since declaring his intentions to run for president.
7:25 a.m.
Slow Traffic Ahead
Stand in front of the Coffee Cup Cafe in the middle of Nevada Highway, Boulder City's Main Street, and listen closely.
7:25 a.m.
Do we have a human trafficking problem?
The federal government believes Las Vegas is a top destination for "human trafficking" victims - from indentured servants to massage parlor workers and prostitutes held captive and forced to commit sex acts.
7:25 a.m.
Past failures still haunt Neonopolis developer
Despite Rohit Joshi's string of failed projects and more than $750,000 in civil judgments against him, Las Vegas city officials say that is not reason enough to seek Joshi's removal as developer of the troubled ...
7:25 a.m.

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