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Archive for July 13, 2007

Jeff Haney offers evidence that early lines on football games Las Vegas sports books will offer this summer aren't likely to hold up in the fall
Whereas there were just a handful of these so-called "games of the year" available a few years ago, a leading sports book such as the Las Vegas Hilton now routinely posts as many as 80 ...
7:24 a.m.
Struggling through summer
Louis Amundson, the former UNLV center, hobbles by with tape around his left ankle.
7:24 a.m.
Exhibit will test your taste in art
Playful and nostalgic, Marty Walsh has portrayed members of her family via paintings of vintage kitchen appliances. Her portraits of plastic cowboy and Indian dolls evoke memories of childhood and her cake series is lavish ...
7:24 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: ENTERTAINMENT
If vocalist Darcus and saxophonist David Van Such are the warm-up acts, what follows has to be awesome.
7:23 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jul 13, 2007
Need a new bumper sticker? Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid recently put a lot of them in the mail along with a letter that contained a pitch for money for him. The fender art reads: ...
7:23 a.m.
Jon Ralston says although Hillary Clinton is the front-runner, don't think that Barack Obama doesn't have a shot at winning here
Liberal, female and ambitious - sound familiar? - Leslie's career has been filled with forays into progressive causes such as improving health care and helping the less fortunate. She was a natural to be the ...
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: What twilight years?
Only if your definition of fun includes playing softball, partying with your friends, dancing, working out, hiking, swimming and having an active sex life.
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: Bush's 'optimism' misplaced
On the most important issue facing the country that Bush ordered invaded more than four years ago for stated reasons that proved false, the report said, "... the security situation in Iraq remains complex and ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: On Iraq, put interest of America first
It is alarming to think that 23 out of every 100 surveyed live in the same state of denial as Bush. It is even more alarming that nearly 90 percent of Republican senators and representatives ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Ensign served voters on immigration bill
The thousands of communications from our citizens opposed to that amnesty bill had the desired effect. We don't really care what route the senator used to defeat the bill.
7:22 a.m.
Letter: C-SPAN shows where real boondoggle is
Everyone should spend an hour a day with C-SPAN. It shows you up close and personal how our elected officials are serving our interest. But I must warn you, you may be a little dismayed ...
7:22 a.m.
Editorial: A word smackdown
Of course, the dictionary's new words may also be seen as a "perfect storm," another addition, for the language.
7:22 a.m.
A PRAYER AND PROTEST
WASHINGTON - A couple of days ago, when it became known that a Hindu chaplain from Reno would be giving his religion's first-ever opening prayer for the U.S. Senate, offices of a Christian values organization ...
7:21 a.m.
Former Nevada Test Site workers counting on Reid's legislation to pull them through
Paul Stednick nestled into his rocking chair Thursday, slowly petted his 8-month-old black toy poodle, Maggie, and held the phone closely to his ear to listen to the U.S. senator on the other end.
7:21 a.m.
Suits woo Goodman and council with plans for arena
Men with delicate salt-and-pepper haircuts gripped black briefcases and spoke in hushed excitement as they waited in a lobby Thursday for their turns to pitch arena proposals to the mayor of Las Vegas.
7:21 a.m.
Party for 150? My house? Friday? Come on over, Obama
So Yvette Williams gets this call Monday, and under normal circumstances, the guy's request would seem kind of rude. He wanted to know whether Williams would mind throwing a party Friday, about 1 p.m., light ...
7:21 a.m.
Iraqi family can stay, but with strings
Dallal Muhamed made at least one mistake per hour dealing cards at the Orleans on Wednesday night.
7:21 a.m.
Suspended or not: Judge may hear soon
The Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline appears to be moving rapidly toward at least a temporary resolution to the saga involving District Judge Elizabeth Halverson.
7:21 a.m.

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