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Archive for July 14, 2007

Day 8 of the main event of the World Series of Poker
BIG NEWS: Adam White moved into the chip lead after several hours of play Friday with 2.8 million in chips, followed by Jon Kalmar with 2.2 million and Josh Evans with 2 million. Copenhagen-born pro ...
12:37 p.m.
LOOKING IN ON: BOXING
The promotional title of a prizefight is usually relegated to the status of an afterthought, all but ignored by boxing fans.
7:06 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: GOLF
Rounds in which Brett Kanda shot below par during his redshirt freshman season at UNLV
7:06 a.m.
Gomez faces world's best in Venezuela
Thirty security guards, with AK-47 machine guns, stood sentry on the floor of the hotel that housed the U.S. national soccer team last week at the Copa America tournament in Venezuela.
7:06 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jul 14, 2007
Whatever else she does in her congressional career, Rep. Shelley Berkley's activism on behalf of a former constituent imprisoned in Kazakhstan will be remembered as one of her shining moments. Without her tireless and mostly ...
7:05 a.m.
Editorial: Be careful out there
Nonetheless, as a recent story in The New York Times points out, consumers don't have authoritative information as to which sunscreens offer the best protection. In fact, the Times notes, Consumer Reports and the nonprofit ...
7:05 a.m.
Editorial: Cutting school funds
As reported by Emily Richmond in Wednesday's Las Vegas Sun, most of the money for educating students who have a low proficiency in English comes to Clark County , where one in five students has ...
7:05 a.m.
Letter: Situation in Iraq was predictable, unenviable
Then-Defense Secretary Dick Cheney had stated that, as we had Saddam Hussein cornered in Bagdad with 550,000-plus U.S. and coalition troops and the whole world behind us, that it would be a quagmire to advance ...
7:05 a.m.
Letter: Post-apocalyptic world and Yucca
All articles I've ever seen about plaques at Yucca Mountain assume a literate creature is reading them. What, though, if the creature is a Neanderthal-type that now peers at us through museum glass? How do ...
7:05 a.m.
Letter: So much for us being safe from terrorists
We are fighting them over there, aren't we? Darn, just when I thought it was safe to go in the water. Do you suppose it is more fear and intimidation to control the American public ...
7:04 a.m.
Editorial: Nixon's dark legacy
Timothy Niftali, the new director, has already been scrubbing the museum of some Nixon whitewash. Gone is a display on Watergate that declares the scandal was a "coup" plotted by Democrats, as well as claims ...
7:04 a.m.
No time for luxury
Sen. Barack Obama surveyed his spacious 44th-floor suite Friday, marveling at the over-the-top luxury. Outside was a spectacular view of the Strip.
7:04 a.m.
Obama's in the house
It's hot at the Williams home in Las Vegas, and as the crowd arrives, the air becomes stifling, pungent with the smell of packed humanity. But no one is moving because Barack Obama is expected ...
7:04 a.m.
Win big or small, casinos ask more questions
Let's say you get lucky at craps - you're up by more than $5,000 - and you decide to cash out.
7:04 a.m.
PARTY ENDS IN FIGHT, BUT IT'S NOT SAME OLD STORY
The post-Super Bowl party fracas involved angry name-calling and drunken fisticuffs, depending on whose story you believed. Even a couple of the fighters' mothers were cursed.
7:03 a.m.
Scramble to be American
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7:03 a.m.

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