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Archive for November 28, 2007

Face to Face, 11/27/07
12:00 p.m.
For Love of the Game
In the cacophony of a wrestling meet, the squeak of shoes and buzzers calling time, a flurry of activity arises in the Del Sol High School corner.
7:19 a.m.
Jeff Haney on poker pros' easy relationship with high-stakes golf and the added intrigue of the 'choke factor' on the course
Defined by Pearson, chokin' points are the betting limits at which "they begin to cut their own throats," or become so nervous about the money riding on the cash wager that their golf skills forsake ...
7:18 a.m.
Letter: Weekly's spending deserves a 'Nice work!'
Then, on Nov. 16, the commissioner himself - no fanfare, no name tag and no photographers - was in a parking lot handing out turkeys for much-needed Thanksgiving fare. I took a family to collect ...
7:18 a.m.
Editorial: Open up, or go hungry
If the head of a household does not allow the unannounced investigators in to conduct searches, which include opening medicine cabinets and dresser drawers and poking around in bedroom closets, the application will be turned ...
7:18 a.m.
Editorial: Bribery in uniform
Army officers at the camp who awarded about $2.8 billion in contracts related to the war in Iraq allegedly took millions of dollars in bribes. There are 83 criminal investigations into alleged contract fraud stemming ...
7:18 a.m.
Editorial: Building our schools
School officials are expected to ask voters next fall to approve a new bond issue - a $9.5 billion plan to build 73 schools and renovate dozens of others over the next decade. The cost ...
7:17 a.m.
Letter: At-risk students need volunteer mentors
In nonjudgmental ways we sit and talk about any subject the student would like to talk about. We work on projects that are interesting and fun to do together. Even schoolwork help can be provided ...
7:17 a.m.
Letter: Where's my party, Commissioner?
As a resident in Commissioner Chip Maxfield's district, I want to know where my party is. Why isn't it in my commissioner's discretion to throw a bit of pork back at the citizenry?
7:17 a.m.
No energy experience, but qualified to work for Gibbons
The state's energy secretary appoints someone with no energy experience to be her second in command.
7:17 a.m.
States look to casinos for cash fix
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7:16 a.m.
State wants a breather, a cap on new charter schools
Facing a shortage of staff and resources, the Nevada Education Department wants a moratorium on sponsorship of new charter schools.
7:16 a.m.
Nevada looking at red ink, pink slips
Unspoken so far in the discussion of state budget cuts is the L-word - "layoffs."
7:16 a.m.
Primo deal: 90% discount on land
Primo deal: 90% discount on land
7:16 a.m.
FLASHPOINT
It's hard to believe but a Reno Gazette-Journal poll has found that nearly 60 percent of Nevada voters say the Yucca Mountain issue will be important when they decide whom to vote for in the ...
7:16 a.m.
Jon Ralston explains why Jon Porter is avoiding The (Bush) Picture like the plague
Later in 2006, The Picture was featured in many a Tessa Hafen spot to capitalize on the president's sagging popularity. Porter's 90 percent support (Hafen rounded up) of Bush backed up the Democratic contender's rhetoric, ...
7:15 a.m.
With rally, fans will show love of midcentury modern, Frazier Hall
Preservationists have wept openly as wrecking balls chipped away at Las Vegas history.
7:15 a.m.
Cooking up a taste of Old Vegas
Marinara sauce flows through Bobby Capozzoli's veins.
7:15 a.m.
CORRECTION
CORRECTION
7:15 a.m.
A timeline of major events in the O.J. Simpson case
Aug. 21 - Memorabilia dealer Thomas Riccio tells FBI agents that Simpson wants to televise a confrontation with a collector he believes is peddling stolen Simpson memorabilia.
6:42 a.m.
States look to casinos for cash fix
The teachers’ effort in Nevada to raise the top gaming tax from 6.75 percent to 9.75 percent is just one example of how the citizenry views casinos as a cash cow — and almost makes ...
6:00 a.m.

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