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Archive for December 6, 2008

Huge second half surge pushes Rebels past Wolf Pack, 64-57
Photo: UNLV was playing cross-state rival UNR Saturday ni RENO -- Behind 19 points from René Rougeau and a career-high 17 from freshman guard Oscar Bellfield, UNLV blew past UNR Saturday night in Reno thanks to a big second half surge, 64-57. The victory ...
9:32 p.m.
Roy Horn defies doctor’s orders and takes part in annual Santa race
Photo: Siegfried & Roy are joined by Robin Leach at the G Not only did injured illusionist Roy Horn defy his doctor’s orders twice, but he also doubled the distance he walked over last year in today’s Great Santa Run in downtown Las Vegas
9:16 p.m.
Teenager and boy injured in hit-and-run accident
Two pedestrians were injured — one critically — when they were struck by a car in a hit-and-run accident this afternoon at Nellis Boulevard and New World Avenue, according to Las Vegas Metro police.
7:29 p.m.
McQueen's Martinez smashes Palo Verde
Photo: McQueen senior Anthony Martinez dives dives for po RENO — Disney World should offer McQueen High School's Anthony Martinez a free trip, because the senior running back/cornerback/kicker made all of the Lancers' dreams come true Saturday in the 4A state championship.
6:51 p.m.
Palo Verde's dream season shattered
Palo Verde's dream season shattered You can't get any closer to a state championship than this. The Palo Verde football team was woken up from its dream season with a nail-biting 13-12 loss to Reno's McQueen High in the large-school ...
5:44 p.m.
Pound-for-pound champ proves it
Photo: Manny Pacquiao connects with Oscar De La Hoya thei This was no dream. Manny Pacquiao, boxing's pound-for-pound champ, proved it once again as he did everything but put the sport's "Golden Boy" to sleep in front of 15,001 adrenaline-filled fans at the MGM Grand ...
Updated 11:11 p.m.
Henderson pools close for a week
Two Henderson Multigenerational Center pools will be closed for upgrades starting Sunday.
5:23 p.m.
Exclusive & Photo Gallery: Miss Rodeo America pageant crowns its queen
Photo: Miss Rodeo America. The tension, excitement and nail biting is the same as any other beauty pageant. But don’t go looking for ball gowns and dainty high-heeled shoes or swimsuits at the Miss Rodeo America pageant.
4:29 p.m.
Palo Verde faithful flock to Reno
Photo: The Palo Verde cheerleaders get the Panther fans g RENO - UNR's Mackay Stadium is roughly an eight-hour bus ride from Summerlin. But for supporters of Palo Verde football, the site of the 2008 large-school state championship game may as well have been a ...
4:00 p.m.
'Madifreak' to co-host birthday fete
Photo: Holly Madison and Criss Angel. Criss Angel and Holly Madison -- the Strip's favorite ubiquitous celebrity romantic partnership -- plan a birthday bash later this month.
12:16 p.m.
McQueen topples Palo Verde for 4A state title
McQueen topples Palo Verde for 4A state title RENO — It's all over. Palo Verde's perfect season has come to a close as McQueen will take home the state championship 13-12.
Updated 3:54 p.m.
Exclusive & Photo Gallery: Roy defies doctor’s orders and takes part in Great Santa Run
Photo: Siegfried & Roy 100 yards from the finish line at Despite his doctor’s orders, illusionist Roy Horn was at the Great Santa Run in downtown Las Vegas this morning and attempted to walk the course without the aid of his cane.
10:14 a.m.
A long-awaited answer
More than 200,000 veterans of the first Gulf War have been vindicated by a new report that concludes their multiple health problems stem from their service-related exposure to chemicals.
2:08 a.m.
Safe haven no more
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met with leaders in India on Wednesday, and on Thursday she met with leaders in Pakistan. She had an important message for both governments — work together.
2:07 a.m.
No sense of urgency
It has been known for years that many truck and bus accidents are caused by drivers who are not medically fit for their jobs, but federal regulators dawdled until this week on a new safety ...
2:06 a.m.
There is no quick fix for U.S. auto industry
My wife and I own two cars, a Nissan and a Honda.
2:05 a.m.
Here’s a way to give Detroit a boost
The U.S. Treasury should buy all the unsold inventory of the Big Three and give all of those vehicles to the governors of cash-strapped states to auction or raffle off.
2:03 a.m.
Why we can’t let carmakers fail
I am extremely disappointed in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for not giving us the leadership to help the U.S. auto industry with its request for a paltry ...
2:02 a.m.
Money should save American jobs only
Before we give the Big Three any money to keep our people working, Congress should make the U.S. automakers show how many truck and auto bodies have been imported from Canada and how many motors ...
2:02 a.m.
Ah, policy
It is “perhaps the worst fiscal and economic crisis since statehood.”
2:01 a.m.
Local ties help McTaggart lasso his NFR dream
Sitting in the stands year after year, Colin McTaggart pictured himself riding bulls in front of the Thomas & Mack crowd.
2:00 a.m.
A sentence ending in a question mark
A sentence ending in a question mark O.J. Simpson will spend how many years behind bars? Pick a number.
2:00 a.m.
Oscar De La Hoya vs. Manny Pacquiao
Photo: Oscar De La Hoya, left, and Manny Pacquiao face of Much has been made of Manny Pacquiao’s decision to jump to the welterweight division after winning a world championship in his lone fight at lightweight (135 pounds) to go with his earlier titles at 112, ...
2:00 a.m.
Musicians say they’ve lost confidence in board president
Las Vegas Philharmonic officials blamed the bad economy Thursday for its budget problems and announced possible program cuts.
2:00 a.m.
The Elevator: NFR edition
A special National Finals Rodeo version of who’s going to the penthouse in local sports — and who’s getting the shaft.
2:00 a.m.
Gibbons mum as govs take stand on burning coal
The Western Governors’ Association’s list of energy policy suggestions for the Obama administration is mostly standard fare.
2:00 a.m.
Committee is ‘not just another level of bureaucracy’
It might seem like a paradox -- establishing another layer of bureaucracy in an attempt to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
2:00 a.m.
Remedy for a closed process
Photo: Louis Ling speaks during a Nevada State Board of M When Louis Ling took administrative charge of the state’s medical board in September, he fretted that the process of investigating doctors and disciplining the bad ones could take two years or longer. Ling, who is ...
2:00 a.m.
Rebels can be ready for boisterous UNR fans
Photo: Wink Adams and Oscar Bellfield of UNLV dive for a Only UNLV senior guard Wink Adams knows what the Rebels are getting into, and what they’ll be up against, tonight against UNR in the Lawlor Events Center.
2:00 a.m.
O.J. Simpson, judge and attorneys: actions were 'stupid'
O.J. Simpson, his lawyer, Yale Galanter, and the judge who sent him to jail for 33 years yesterday, Jackie Glass, agree on one thing: O.J. Simpson is behind bars this morning because of sheer stupidity.
12:23 a.m.
Climate change, drought to strain Colorado River
Climate change, drought to strain Colorado River
12:03 a.m.
Metro gives tips for safe holiday shopping
Photo: Two shoppers cross at South Grand Central Parkway Law enforcement at local shopping centers has temporarily been stepped up to discourage would-be criminals during the busy holiday shopping season, Metro Police say.
12:00 a.m.
4A Nevada championship starting lineups
A look at the probably starting lineups for Palo Verde High School and Reno's McQueen High School in Saturday's 4A state championship
12:00 a.m.

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