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Archive for October 10, 2007

Science says lap dancers send 'signals,' rake in cash
The lap dance is a unique financial transaction, one influenced by so many factors: the dancer, the drinks, the grind and the give.
7:17 a.m.
In a bold move, teachers reach for gaming's pockets
So now the moment of reckoning has arrived. For years, the political warning signs have been building for Las Vegas Strip casinos: a smaller slice of the population working on casino floors; a fast-growing city ...
7:17 a.m.
Jeff Haney looks at the characters and themes of 'Poker After Dark'
One week's worth of episodes was titled "Earphones, Please" because it pitted notorious loudmouths such as Phil Hellmuth and Mike Matusow against reserved players such as Andy Bloch and Phil Ivey.
7:17 a.m.
For love of the game
"So, how you coming along after your meniscus surgery?"
7:17 a.m.
About 30 Boulder City business owners and residents have formed a group to push for a hotel on leased land near a city-owned golf course.
7:16 a.m.
New strategy: Teaching nonteachers to teach
Before answering questions , they fall silent for a moment, searching for the right words in a language that is still foreign to them.
7:16 a.m.
Craig Walton: 1934 - 2007
Craig Walton, UNLV's emeritus ethics professor and president of the Nevada Center for Public Ethics, praised Secretary of State Ross Miller's decision in March to learn more about a legal defense fund set up for ...
7:16 a.m.
Editorial: Clearing the air
According to a story by The Washington Post on Tuesday, American Electric Power will spend $4.6 billion to reduce emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrous oxide, gases that cause acid rain. The company also will ...
7:16 a.m.
Editorial: Proposal needs massaging
It all gets back to location, location, location.
7:16 a.m.
Editorial: Taking the initiative
There is an inherent danger in that, as many Californians learned from Proposition 13. Passed in 1978, the initiative was touted as a way to cut property taxes and curb skyrocketing tax bills. Taxes were ...
7:15 a.m.
Letter: Illegal immigrants a burden on the U.S.
Mr. Jackson suggests low-wage Americans also access emergency rooms and schools for their own children, for which we pay taxes. What in the world does that have to do with anything?
7:15 a.m.
Letter: Columbus doesn't deserve the credit
With enslaved Arawaks, Columbus sailed to Hispaniola (which is today Haiti and the Dominican Republic). Wherever he went, he killed or enslaved the indigenous people in his quest for gold and other valuables.
7:15 a.m.
Letter: Just who are the reckless spenders?
Given the details of our enormous federal debt, it is startling to learn from The New Yorker magazine that a full 75 percent of that debt has been implemented during the reign of three Republican ...
7:15 a.m.
Letter: Land belongs to people here legally
I cannot let that remark slip by without a rebuttal. In the first place, this is not the government of those Latinos who are here illegally. This is the government of law-abiding Americans of every ...
7:15 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Oct 10, 2007
What kind of chancellor calls his own state residents "hor- ribly and fatally undereducated"? What kind of chancellor says he is "sickened" by statistics that show Nevada is an education wasteland? What kind of chancellor ...
7:14 a.m.
Jon Ralston predicts a union's bid to raise taxes will teach big gamers a lesson
As the boys with Las Vegas Boulevard South addresses suddenly find a wolf at their door, their cries are about to fall on the deaf ears of a hungry populace that has heard one too ...
7:14 a.m.

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