Nevada Clips 11.9.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – Heller joins bid to return ‘Tripoli sailors’ – LINK
  • RJ – Berkley trying to block arms sale to Turkey – LINK

REDISTRICTING

  • LV Sun – Democrats’ poised for greater influence in Nevada – LINK
  • RGJ – Editorial: State leaders should begin a new look at redistricting – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Sandoval ‘pleased’ with revised maps – LINK
  • Lahontan Valley News – Chuck Muth: Republican vs. Republican: Another blown opportunity – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Gov. Sandoval Says He Is Pleased With New Political Maps, Does Not Anticipate An Appeal – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ- Letter: Does Berkley think we’re all dumb as hammers? – LINK
  • RJ – Argument against GPS tracking is getting personal – LINK
  • RJ – Virtual High School: District program appears to be working – LINK
  • RJ – Sebelius: Don’t put philosophy ahead of people – LINK
  • LV Sun – Ralston: Lawyers opt for character attacks over facts – LINK
  • LV Sun – Congressman’s claims about Yucca Mountain nothing but rubbish – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Titus anything but too conservative – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Cain situation bears scrutiny – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Strict enforcement will stop the deaths – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Jim Bagwell: Obama plan: Relief with a grain of salt – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Caesars boss expects Internet poker revenues to surpass forecasts – LINK
  • RJ – Higher machine sales, increased operations lift IGT profits – LINK
  • RJ – With new-home sales weak and financing difficult, local land sales decline – LINK
  • RJ – Airport business brings record month for taxicabs – LINK
  • LV Sun – In job openings at Venetian restaurant, applicants see ray of hope – LINK
  • LV Sun – Implosions a thing of the past? Maybe! – LINK
  • LV Sun – Slot-maker IGT reports doubled earnings for fiscal 4th quarter – LINK
  • LV Sun – AAA report: Average price for gallon of regular gasoline at $3.61 in Nevada – LINK
  • LV Sun – Tropicana Las Vegas 3rd-quarter losses narrow – LINK
  • LV Sun – Taxi activity zooms to record at McCarran – LINK
  • LV Sun – Caesars Entertainment sees 3rd-quarter profits rise 12.8 percent – LINK
  • LV Sun – Las Vegas house prices continue to slide, down 9 percent from year ago – LINK
  • AP – Reno casinos show an increase in winnings in September – LINK
  • RGJ – Hyatt Lake Tahoe gets $20M renovation – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ- Commissioners to consider change to ethics policy – LINK
  • RJ – State returning $8.1 million in mining claims fees – LINK
  • RJ – Beltway expansion project starts – LINK
  • AP – Secretary of state wants fines owed by ex-North Las Vegas assemblyman – LINK
  • LV Sun – Officials worry pedestrian accidents could increase during holiday season – LINK
  • LV Sun – Former assemblyman fails to make payments on settlement – LINK
  • LV Sun – State pays $25 million for about 7 acres in Las Vegas as part of Project Neon highway project – LINK
  • LV Sun – Governor announces economic development and mining appointments – LINK
  • RGJ – Washoe County Commission fire board members won’t host community meetings on fire services – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – State asks AG to press Williams case – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Board approves $8M in mining refunds – LINK
  • The Record-Courier – County focuses on priority-based budgeting – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – State Agrees To Pay $25 Million For Seven Acres Needed For Las Vegas Road Project – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – State Board Authorizes First Contract With Former Employee As Required Under New Law – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ – Water pipeline seen as threat to Great Basin National Park – LINK
  • RJ – BLM seeks comment today on proposed Red Rock biking trail – LINK
  • LV Sun – Nevada nuclear agency hires consultant – LINK
  • Pahrump Valley Times – Seventh renewable energy workshop scheduled today – LINK

VETERANS

  • RJ – Old vets are fading away from parades – LINK

EDUCATION

  • RGJ – Data summit shows persistent achievement gap in Washoe County schools – LINK
  • RGJ – UNR political science professor gets national award – LINK

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