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Archive for July 12, 2007

Day 7 of the main event of the World Series of Poker
BIG NEWS: Kenny Tran of Arcadia, Calif. was the chip leader with 1.05 million after the first three hours. He had a sizable lead over Hevad Khan of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., with 805,000, Gus Hansen of ...
11:27 a.m.
Highlights of Nevada casino revenue report
STATEWIDE: $1.14 billion win, up 1.5 percent.
7:33 a.m.
Chevrolets roar out of Turn 2
This much is clear now that the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series has reached the midway point of the 2007 season:
7:29 a.m.
TAKE FIVE: EARTH FROM SPACE
What: "Earth From Space"
7:29 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jul 12, 2007
Of all the stories percolating out there, one of the most important has gone without almost any media coverage. Only the Sun (and "Face to Face" this week) has done anything extensive on the proposed ...
7:28 a.m.
Editorial: Will wonders never cease?
Now a person must clarify which list of seven wonders is meant - the one dating to the second century B.C., or the one dating to 7/7/07.
7:28 a.m.
Editorial: Politics and public health
"The reality is that the nation's doctor has been marginalized and relegated to a position with no independent budget, and with supervisors who are political appointees with partisan agendas," said Carmona, who finished his four-year ...
7:28 a.m.
Letter: Why the teacher shortage? Compare the pay
If you want to know why, look at the starting salaries for college graduates. For accounting majors it's $47,975, for financial/treasury analysts it's $50,476, for project engineers it's $52,258, for management trainees it's $41,894, and ...
7:28 a.m.
Letter: Supreme Court is eroding our rights
Mincing no words, Mr. Teepen thoroughly familiarizes us with more of the shrinking of our freedoms by the current court; I must add at least two other past court decisions to the list that affect ...
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Recognize real heroes - while they're alive
Wouldn't it be wonderful to have a parade and awards ceremony for people when they are still alive and let them know that they are appreciated, instead of naming things after them after they die, ...
7:27 a.m.
Editorial: A lesson in geography
With Las Vegas' incredible growth, the School District has the unenviable task of trying to hire 3,000 teachers a year to work in a state that has not supported schools very well. So recruiters have ...
7:27 a.m.
Poverty may not be winning issue, but Edwards is taking it on tour
John Edwards is sounding themes similar to those of Robert F. Kennedy's in the 1960s. Like Kennedy, Edwards is embarking on a "Poverty Tour." Excerpts from two Kennedy speeches:
7:27 a.m.
Psychic leaves mayor laughing, then hanging
Angela Kay, a 60-something-year-old psychic seeking Las Vegas City Council approval to do business, coyly dodged predicting the winner of a baseball pennant for one of the town's big sports gamblers, Mayor Oscar Goodman.
7:26 a.m.
Porter sticks on Iraq war, knowing the costs
WASHINGTON - As Washington again debates the Iraq war, no Nevada lawmaker is in a tougher position than Republican Rep. Jon Porter.
7:26 a.m.
7/7/07 did many weddings no favors
By the time Bryant Palazini's marriage was formally consecrated in the parking lot of a wedding chapel last weekend, he had been waiting outside for as many hours as his suit had pieces - three ...
7:26 a.m.
Day 6 at the main event of the World Series of Poker
BIG NEWS: Richard Weisman of Las Vegas was the chip leader with 485,000 Wednesday after 4 1/2 hours of play. He was followed by Ben Lamb from Tulsa, Okla., with 400,000 and Jeff Parker of ...
1:13 a.m.

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