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Archive for May 24, 2007

Jeff Haney on a former FBI agent who learned to read suspects and now teaches poker players how to read 'tells'
During most of his 25-year career with the FBI, in fact, Navarro rarely used the word "tell" - a poker term referring to mannerisms through which players involuntarily reveal information about the strength of their ...
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LOOKING IN ON: MOTOR SPORTS
Number of rookies in the field for Sunday's Indianapolis 500 - the fewest since 1979, when Howdy Holmes was the only rookie.
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Not a lot of fire at Dark Skies
Wonderboy is lounging in the back of a VW Vanagon.
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LOOKING IN ON: ENTERTAINMENT
Las Vegas has a budding jazz scene just waiting to burst into full bloom.
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FLASHPOINT for May 24, 2007
So how is this for a scenario next year? Democrats can't find anyone credible to run against Rep. Jon Porter. But suddenly this doctor, who used to be a Republican but switched out of disgust ...
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Editorial: My way or the highway
If that juvenile attitude was not stunning enough, consider Gibbons' top priorities behind his threat: a boot camp for high school dropouts , a minor change in the state payroll tax , an unnecessary anti-terrorism ...
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The problem with coal
A May 19 story by the Las Vegas Sun reports that Park Service officials voiced their opposition to the 1,590-megawatt generating station in a pointed letter to the Nevada Environmental Protection Division. The station, which ...
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Editorial: Countering identify theft
It was equally big news when Rueda Denvers, a Panamanian businessman, announced that he was in Panama at the time of the crime and the police photo of the bombing suspect actually showed a handyman ...
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Letter: Drug tests have been a useful tool
I am board certified in occupational and environmental medicine (second in Nevada, 1980), and became a certified medical review officer for drug surveillance and treatment. The Energy Department put limitations on my testing federal workers, ...
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Letter: User fee increases are backdoor taxes
There is one small problem with the concept of the service users paying their own way when it comes to state services. I think it's safe to say that perhaps 75 percent of the people ...
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Letter: We are shortchanging education, roads
That's not what Nevada does, even though our highways badly need money for expansion and repairs, and our schools are seriously underfunded (Nevada is 50th in spending on education). Gov. Jim Gibbons, in his genius, ...
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Bogden was in her sights
WASHINGTON - Of all the Justice Department officials who now say they had misgivings about firing Nevada's U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden, former White House liaison Monica Goodling apparently was not among them.
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CONVENTION CRASHER
The real estate developers, 40,000 or so, at the International Council of Shopping Centers at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Tuesday, oozed schmooze.
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Gibbon's position on terror center baffling
Having given Gov. Jim Gibbons a firm no on his request for an anti-terrorism operation in Carson City, legislative leaders Wednesday struggled to understand why he is threatening to hold up the state's budget by ...
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Gibbons plays the veto trump
CARSON CITY - The day began with a bold stroke from Gov. Jim Gibbons, a threat to veto the $7 billion two-year budget.
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THE REV. TOMMY STARKES: 1939-2007
Just days before Christmas 2004, the Rev. Tommy Starkes tried to ease the pain of cowboys who were dealing with the tragedy of a 25-year-old bull rider who was killed during competition at the National ...
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Dressing by the numbers
Click here for a printable graphic.
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Bill stumbles, so voters likely to keep picking judges
When the 2007 legislative session began, Senate Majority Leader Bill Raggio's vision of ending the system of costly contested state judicial elections appeared to have a good shot at becoming reality.
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