Nevada Clips 10.18.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ- Lee to challenge Horsford in Democratic primary-LINK
  • RJ- GOP presidential hopefuls prepare for debate-LINK
  • AP- Democrat trend envisioned for West-LINK
  • LV Sun- Nevada not in GOP’s ‘in crowd’ just yet-LINK
  • LV Sun- Rick Perry says primary calendar up to RNC, he’ll compete ‘wherever they’re having an election’-LINK
  • LV Sun- RALSTON: Legislative lobbyists boost lawmakers running for Congress; Titus helped by DC PACs-LINK
  • LV Sun- At Las Vegas GOP presidential debate, focus is on fast-rising Herman Cain-LINK
  • AP- Western states becoming more urban, Democratic-LINK
  • AP- Occupy Wall Street reaches 1-month birthday-LINK
  • RGJ- Nevada GOP presidential debate preview: 5 things to watch-LINK
  • AP- In Nevada, it’s Romney and Paul-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Ron Paul’s Big Announcement: Big Cuts To Big Government-LINK

CONGRESS

  • RJ- First ‘mini’ jobs bill will focus on teachers-LINK
  • AP- Obama on road to push jobs bill-LINK
  • AP- Obama seeks action on jobs bill pieces this week-LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ- LETTERS: New tax on tanning salons is discriminatory-LINK
  • RJ- EDITORIAL: Racing tragedy-LINK
  • RJ- SEBELIUS: Nevada: The Republican promised land?-LINK
  • LV Sun- EDITORIAL: Candidates should end rhetoric and talk about what really matters-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Self-discipline can help community-LINK
  • LV Sun- LETTER: Don’t shift deficit to federal workers-LINK
  • RGJ- EDITORIAL: There should be secrets in flood project discussion-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: When president fails, so does our country-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: We can make it better if we work as a team-LINK
  • RGJ- LETTER: Americans are upset at way meltdown handled-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Letters to the editor Oct. 18-LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ- Company behind Mob Experience files for bankruptcy-LINK
  • RJ- Chamber marks 100th with celebration-LINK
  • RJ- Palms leader aims to keep property’s allure for locals, tourists-LINK
  • AP- Molycorp signs 3-year agreement with union members-LINK
  • LV Sun- South Point ‘looking ahead’ with new poker website-LINK
  • LV Sun- Zappos putting its stamp on downtown Las Vegas-LINK
  • LV Sun- COOLICAN: Story of embattled Mob Experience fit for ‘The Sopranos’-LINK
  • LV Sun- Mob Experience at Tropicana files for bankruptcy-LINK
  • LV Sun- Sands Expo boasts eclectic mix of shows before, after big debate-LINK
  • LV Sun- Goldman Sachs denies Las Vegas Hilton foreclosure aimed at helping Stratosphere-LINK
  • LV Sun- Palms suing to recover ex-Fry’s executive’s gambling debt-LINK
  • RGJ- 2 community projects already boosting Yerington’s economy-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Lowe’s spares Carson in store closures-LINK
  • Nevada Appeal- Safeway to close store in Carson City-LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune- Lowe’s on Oddie Blvd. to close in favor of Legends-LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ- Plea deal to reduce charges against former assemblyman-LINK
  • RGJ- Reno-Washoe purchasing pact moves toward resolution-LINK
  • RGJ- Employment: Woodbeck brings economic development experience to DETR-LINK
  • Tahoe Bonanza- IVGID staff, trustees continue to assess how to bridge $730K tax-revolt shortfall-LINK
  • Tahoe Bonanza- Washoe County to temporarily delay issuing tax revolt refunds-LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press- NDOW director receives national honor-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Nevada Selected For Policy Academy To Improve Higher Education Performance Measures-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Challenges With Unemployment Insurance Funds Could Lead To Reforms, Tax Foundation Report Says-LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau- Nevada Veterans’ Home Audit Identifies Billing Problems, Other Concerns-LINK

EDUCATION

  • RJ- Board wants say in outsourcing-LINK
  • LV Sun- School Board considers outsourcing some jobs as ‘last resort’ way to cut costs-LINK
  • RGJ- Fact Checker: Does UNR have a low graduation rate?-LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ- Legal battles preclude other uses for Yucca Mountain, report says-LINK
  • RGJ- The new copper run: Yerington mining plans could bring hundreds of jobs-LINK
  • RGJ- Lyon County’s future may hinge on land deal-LINK
  • RGJ- Rules have changed, miners say; neighbors, environmentalists wary-LINK
  • Tahoe Bonanza- Officials begin prelim look at Cabin Creek for biomass facility near Tahoe-LINK

HEALTH CARE

  • RGJ- Reno’s Saint Mary’s in negotiations with Community Health Systems-LINK

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