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Archive for May 11, 2007

Highlights of March 2007 revenue report on Nevada casinos
-STATEWIDE: $1.05 billion win, down 0.8 percent.
12:57 p.m.
Commentary: Going green is the only way to go in Nevada
So, how do we put a price on our scarce resources, such as water? More importantly, how do we value ecological stewardship measures that will help prevent a future with more and more unpredictable and ...
7:36 a.m.
Worldly aces land at UNLV
Click here for a printable graphic.
7:28 a.m.
Tuesday marked the first full practice for the 91st Indianapolis 500 and, as has been the case every year since 2001, Sam Schmidt showed up with a car and a dream.
7:28 a.m.
Bugsy's is the new gold standard
Looking for a place to hang out? Great food? Good entertainment? Dancing? Old Las Vegas feel?
7:28 a.m.
Longing, sadness felt in apolitical Israeli art
The chance to see work by artists Adi Nes, Nir Hod and Gideon Rubin doesn't come often in Las Vegas. Or ever.
7:27 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for May 11, 2007
Kenny Guinn, looking as relaxed as at any time since he started running for governor about 25 years ago, appeared Thursday on "Face to Face." He was the same man, only less intense, less frustrated ...
7:27 a.m.
Jon Ralston wonders why the governor waited so late in legislative session to offer a plan to pay for road work
The casinos are fairly united in opposition to the governor's plan, except for one gaming executive they love to hate (Gondolier Numero Uno Sheldon Adelson) , who has the governor's ear (and perhaps other parts ...
7:27 a.m.
Editorial: Resignation is not enough
This news came shortly before Education Secretary Margaret Spellings testified Thursday before a House panel about reports that lenders have paid incentives to universities and school financial aid officials to drum up more loans to ...
7:27 a.m.
Editorial: GOP must show courage
After months of demanding a "clean" war-funding bill, one that just hands him tens of billions of dollars without any accountability either from him or Iraqi government officials, Bush finally agreed that setting some benchmarks ...
7:27 a.m.
Letter: U.S. should welcome people like Iraqi family
Logic would suggest that if Saddam Hussein were the sadistic demon that caused the United States to remove him from power, then those who tried and succeeded to escape his tyranny would be justified in ...
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Senator should prove prenatal care claim
A May 9 story in the Las Vegas Sun, regarding a joint Assembly-Senate committee hearing about a program to give prenatal care to 1,000 women who don't have health insurance, included her remarks. She said ...
7:26 a.m.
Letter: Evolution shouldn't be above questioning
I strongly disagree, however, with his assertion that disbelief of evolution means one has "fallen into a sink of anti-intellectualism. Indeed into fantasy."
7:26 a.m.
Editorial: Gridlock governor rides again
Of all the needs, road construction is the greatest in terms of money - without new revenue, the state will be short $3.8 billion between next year and 2015.
7:26 a.m.
State Democrats say fusion center in capital a waste of money
Democratic legislative leaders Thursday joined a growing list of state officials opposing a plan by Gov. Jim Gibbons to establish an anti-terrorism intelligence gathering hub in Carson City.
7:26 a.m.
Gifts from contractor go astray, give UMC officials reason to say 'no thanks'
Top Clark County officials say two University Medical Center administrators should have returned expensive gifts they received from an advertising agency that holds a hospital contract worth millions of dollars.
7:25 a.m.
CCSN goes public with chief's strengths, weaknesses
A two-day public evaluation of CCSN President Richard Carpenter took on the airs of a love fest this week, with a parade of speakers showering him with kudos.
7:25 a.m.
Let's get this out of the way: Yes, there were countertops at the Kitchen/Bath Industry show. They came in different colors and materials. Sinks, cupboards and tiles? Ditto.
7:25 a.m.
Gonzales shrugs off giving away Bogden's job
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales told the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday he saw nothing wrong with firing Nevada U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden so that a Republican newcomer could use the job as a ...
7:25 a.m.
Boxer's lucky night: Test run finds brain bleed
Lorenzo Bethea lost a bout that preceded the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Oscar De La Hoya showdown Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, but won a much bigger fight when a portable medical scanning device detected ...
7:25 a.m.
Saint's got drug dealers' backs
From a shoebox under a counter in a small religious supplies shop on Charleston Boulevard, a saleswoman produces a miniature icon of a m ustachioed man, strung on a braided leather bracelet, selling for $6.95.
7:25 a.m.

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