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Archive for May 25, 2007

TAKE FIVE: UFC 71, CHUCK LIDDELL VS. QUINTON 'RAMPAGE' JACKSON
Principals: Chuck Liddell (20-3 mixed martial arts) vs. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson (26-6), five scheduled rounds
7:28 a.m.
Jeff Haney on how the Coke 600 has lapped the Indy 500 when it comes to fans racing to the sports book window
The Coke 600, in which Jimmie Johnson is a 4-1 favorite, figures to draw about three times as much money from gamblers at the Las Vegas betting windows as the Indy 500, according to oddsmaker ...
7:28 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: GOLF
The cumulative grade-point average of the UNLV men's golf team this spring
7:28 a.m.
CURTIS BRIDGEFORTH: 1956-2007
Singer Curtis Bridgeforth, who recently gave up his spot with the Platters tribute group in Las Vegas, died Thursday in New York City following an 18-year battle with HIV. He was 51.
7:28 a.m.
Down-to-earth moment
Who: Robin Williams
7:27 a.m.
Arts community opens its eyes to Nevada
Nevada is the featured state in the spring/summer issue of Public Art Review.
7:27 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for May 25, 2007
The anger many commentators have directed at President Bush over the Iraq war has, in some quarters, now turned on Democrats, such as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Most notably was the jeremiad by MSNBC's ...
7:27 a.m.
Jon Ralston muses on what it will mean for Nevadans if they follow the governor's lead
Husband: "Hey, did you hear the governor is holding fast to his promise not to raise taxes?'
7:27 a.m.
Editorial: A nation less-driven
The USA Today analysis of Federal Highway Administration figures shows that the growth in the number of miles driven leveled off significantly in the past 18 months, with an increase of just 0.3 percent last ...
7:27 a.m.
Editorial: A more uniform policy
Three families opposed the measure, the Las Vegas Sun reported on Thursday, and the rest of McCall's 220 families didn't weigh in one way or the other. So a tiny percentage of parents made the ...
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Iraqi family demonstrates American ideals
In America we talk about the importance of strong family values. In politics we talk about the importance of freedom and independence. Growing up in the United States, these values are supposed to be second ...
7:26 a.m.
Letter: Mexico must be fixed to solve immigration
The problems: Most of the small towns, where most of the illegal immigrants come from, don't have decent roads so that the people can get to and from other places.
7:26 a.m.
Letter: Falwell, Farrakhan are nothing alike
Except for a few secularists and fanatic anti-conservatives, I believe the overwhelming majority of Americans to be more sympathetic to Falwell's views of this country. I didn't hear the hate coming from the Rev. Falwell ...
7:26 a.m.
Editorial: Needed: Veto-proof plan
With inflation taken into account, the state will fall $5 billion short by 2015 of being able to afford several absolutely vital road projects, including many in Southern Nevada.
7:26 a.m.
New hope for the old sections of North Las Vegas
Frank Esparza is going blind. But he can see the progress - and the lack of it - in North Las Vegas.
7:25 a.m.
Many grads make the grade
The valedictorian of a high school senior class is typically the student with the highest grade - point average. At Coronado High School this year, 19 students are tied for that distinction.
7:25 a.m.
Number crunching aimed at income tax
University system Chancellor Jim Rogers has no concept of going "quietly into that dark night."
7:25 a.m.
Wheeling, dealing and a failed coup
The day was one of deals dashed, and dealing with Nevada's embarrassing Los Angeles Times problem.
7:25 a.m.
Landowner vs. landowner
When the Focus Property Group bought 1,712 acres in northwest Las Vegas in 2005, it did so with the knowledge that a road was to cut through the property.
7:24 a.m.

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