Monthly Archives: November 2011

Nevada Clips 11.25.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – Northern Nevada’s chokehold on legislative clout goes South – LINK
  • RGJ – Factchecker follow-up: Romney’s religion might hurt in primaries but not general election; what about calling other churches an ‘abomination’? – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Chuck Muth: Hello, conservatives … it’s time to get confrontational – LINK

CONGRESS

  • LV Sun – Parties dig in for another debate over unemployment benefits – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: Harry’s world is a wonderful place to be – LINK
  • RJ – City attorney search – LINK
  • RJ – Permission to work – LINK
  • RJ – Sebelius: Pre-shopping pause to give thanks – LINK
  • LV Sun – Republicans bow to lobbyist master – LINK
  • LV Sun – Risk manages the market on its own – LINK
  • RGJ – Editorial: Shopping locally will speed Northern Nevada’s recovery – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Picture slowly improves for those trying to sell or rent office and retail space – LINK
  • RJ – Nevada Capital Investment looks to spur capital – LINK
  • RJ – Small businesses want to think big on Saturday – LINK
  • LV Sun – Addicted to gambling? There’s going to be an app for that – LINK
  • LV Sun – If strip clubs add pools, will Strip casinos add strippers? – LINK
  • LV Sun – Shoppers swarm stores for Black Friday deals – LINK
  • LV Sun – Nevada ranks No. 36 on Forbes list of best states for business – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Carson shoppers stay up late for Black Friday deals – LINK
  • Pahrump Valley Times – County unemployment rate drops slightly in October – LINK
  • Pahrump Valley Times – Nye taxable sales fell as state’s grew – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – White Pine County might hire manager – LINK
  • RGJ – Sparks secures funding to fight domestic violence – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • Pahrump Valley Times – Central Nevada water authority opposes pipeline – LINK
  • Pahrump Valley Times – Governor forming energy industry task force – LINK

Nevada Clips 11.24.11

2012 ELECTION

  • LV Sun – Romney faces tough decision with stance on online gaming – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Giving thanks, giving your time – LINK
  • LV Sun – From decade to decade, Southern Nevada’s youth shine at forum – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Dallas company acquires controlling interest in Westgate resort – LINK
  • RJ – Analyst: Hilton’s new name just a ‘placeholder’ – LINK
  • RJ – Median price for condos hovers around $50,000 – LINK
  • LV Sun – Businesses given hand in filtering out illegal hires – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – Visitors, shoppers get around – LINK
  • RJ – Nevada’s Big Give raises $413,048 for state nonprofits – LINK

EDUCATION

  • LV Sun – Bright teens engaged in dialogue offer lessons in civility – LINK
  • LV Sun – School District support staff union ‘very pleased’ with agreement – LINK

HEALTH CARE

  • AP – High court: Pharmacists must flag patient risks – LINK

Nevada Clips 11.23.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – One less Democratic primary to worry about – LINK
  • LV Sun – Foreign policy debate could help define GOP presidential nominee – LINK
  • LV Sun – Newt Gingrich threading the needle on immigration issue – LINK
  • LV Sun – Ralston: What some will give thanks for – LINK
  • AP – Sandoval recruits for “Team Dean” Heller – LINK
  • Pahrump Valley Times – Prominent Republican enters race for congressional district – LINK

REDISTRICTING

  • Nevada Appeal – SOS Miller protests redistricting changes – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: Harry Reid’s in it for himself and his family – LINK
  • RJ – The friendly skies – LINK
  • RJ – Not so super-duper – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Where were the adults on the committee? – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Dana White retort was amateurish – LINK
  • RGJ – Editorial: Americans should expect better from their congress – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Red Rock Canyon forecast to draw holiday crowd – LINK
  • RJ – Massachusetts governor signs bill legalizing casinos – LINK
  • RJ – Analyst lowers rating on Wynn Resorts – LINK
  • RJ – Taxable sales rise sharply in Nevada, Clark County – LINK
  • RJ – Group wants to make Las Vegas hub for fashion designers – LINK
  • RJ – Legal fight continues over unfinished Fountainbleau resort – LINK
  • LV Sun – Strip retailers join day-after-Thanksgiving shopping frenzy – LINK
  • LV Sun – Las Vegas Hilton may be getting ready to change its name – LINK
  • LV Sun – PH Towers Westgate at Planet Hollywood has new owner – LINK
  • LV Sun – Caesars facing suit over California dealers’ tips – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – Bankruptcy judge too grounded to take monorail ride – LINK
  • RJ – Monorail leaders vow another attempt to revive rail line – LINK
  • LV Sun – Ethics Commission party may not have been so ethical – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Group Fighting Excessive Federal Regulation Grows To 170 Members In Nevada, 1,000 Nationwide – LINK

EDUCATION

  • RGJ – Candidates sought for Nevada schools chief – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Nevada Seeking New State Public Schools Chief To Implement Education Reforms – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • LV Sun – NV Energy has power to seek a rate hike — and blur the details – LINK
  • LV Sun – No need for discussion on Yucca Mountain – LINK
  • RGJ – Energy lessons: District hopes to incorporate solar projects into lesson plans – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – TRPA letting control trickle to local officials – LINK
  • Pahrump Valley Times – Suit claims solar companies didn’t ‘sprechen’ to investors – LINK

Nevada Clips 11.22.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – State senator decides not to run for Congress – LINK
  • LV Sun – Nevada GOP wary of Colorado as caucus intruder – LINK
  • LV Sun – State Sen. John Lee not running for Congress – LINK
  • RGJ – Fact Checker: Are Mormons Christian? Answer could affect 2012 race – LINK
  • AP – John Lee won’t seek Nevada congressional seat – LINK

CONGRESS

  • RJ – Nevada lawmakers react to failure of supercommittee – LINK

REDISTRICTING

  • AP – Secretary of state opposes wording in redistricting order – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: Supercommittee members should be fired – LINK
  • RJ – Train trouble: Las Vegas Monorail fails to exit bankruptcy – LINK
  • LV Sun – Velotta: High-speed rail to Victorville, really? – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Tip pooling isn’t right – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Cops should treat OWS protesters better – LINK
  • RGJ – Editorial: Last week’s fire a reminder that we must not get complacent – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Nevada must get its economic act together – now – LINK
  • RJ – Nevada unemployment rate unchanged; valley’s down slightly – LINK
  • RJ – Flamingo begins remodeling most of its 3,500 rooms – LINK
  • LV Sun – Judge weighing arguments in $700 million Fontainebleau fraud lawsuit – LINK
  • RGJ – Nevada has nation’s highest unemployment rate for 17th straight month – LINK
  • RGJ – Real Estate: Home sales volume up over 2010, prices continue to fall – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Nevada’s jobless rate dips a half percent on school, holiday staffing – LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press – Elko jobless rate dips lower; State’s remains unchanged – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Nevada’s Jobless Rate Holds Steady At 13.4 Percent In October – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • AP – Bad luck, circumstances fueled Reno firestorm – LINK
  • RJ – New City Hall opens with room to spare in cash-strapped North Las Vegas – LINK
  • RJ – Will Las Vegas Monorail find much-needed savior? – LINK
  • LV Sun – Nevada urged to use tax credits to rehab abandoned homes for renters – LINK
  • LV Sun – Las Vegas Monorail to talk with creditors on new bankruptcy plan – LINK
  • LV Sun – U.S. 93 project in Boulder City to be ready for holiday traffic – LINK
  • LV Sun – Occupy LV vows publicity push as national poll shows most unaware of movement’s goals – LINK
  • LV Sun – Sandoval gets low score on “racial equity” report card – LINK
  • RGJ – Perfect storm of conditions fueled Caughlin Fire – LINK

EDUCATION

  • LV Sun – Metro Police hope cracking down on truants puts a dent in crime – LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune – School trustees to look at district’s financial picture – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • Nevada News Bureau – Gov. Sandoval Orders Assessment Of Transmission Line Construction For Renewable Energy Development – LINK

Nevada Clips 11.21.11

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: Right-wing conspiracy against climate change – LINK
  • RJ – Diversification: Getting returns on the public’s investment – LINK
  • LV Sun – The debate on the state’s economy has skirted the issues for too long – LINK
  • LV Sun – Politics aside, here’s how the federal budget must be cut – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Obama doesn’t know a good idea – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Grand Canyon needs protection – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Right-wing conspiracy against climate change – LINK
  • LV Sun – Las Vegas takes a fresh look at hiring – LINK
  • LV Sun – Unemployment dips in the Las Vegas area – LINK
  • RGJ – Real Estate: Monthly home sales volume is up, price down in September – LINK
  • The Record-Courier – Douglas County unemployment slightly less in October – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – Shift in Henderson city attorney qualifications a boon for Josh Reid – LINK
  • RJ – Raggio biography describes how partisanship became warfare – LINK
  • RJ – POLITICAL EYE: City Council tries fun with puns – LINK
  • RGJ – Caughlin Fire nears containment – LINK

EDUCATION

  • RJ – Freshman experience at UNLV to change with redesigned curriculum – LINK
  • LV Sun – Program encourages more kids to walk to school safely – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • LV Sun – LDS Church opposes water pipeline for Las Vegas – LINK

HEALTH CARE

  • Elko Daily Free Press – NNRH income contrasts with losses statewide – LINK

Nevada Clips 11.20.11

2012 ELECTION

  • AP – Democrats court Latinos to keep control of Senate – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – GOP endorses Cegavske for Congress – LINK

CONGRESS

  • RJ – WASHINGTON DIGEST: Balanced budget bill blocked – LINK
  • RJ – Unbalanced amendments – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: Do we really need federal control of schools? – LINK
  • RJ – Letter: Be careful what you wish for, protesters – LINK
  • RJ – And they will spend, spend, spend – LINK
  • RJ – Sunset Subcommittee – LINK
  • LV Sun – Greesnspun: Another chance for our leaders to lead – LINK
  • LV Sun – Ralston: Judge to reporter: Don’t cover story and I’ll be nice – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Bring seniors to live in Nevada – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Phone law isn’t making a dent – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: You should care about the economy – LINK
  • RGJ – Kathleen Sandoval: We can reduce costs of excessive drinking by preventing youth alcohol consumption – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Bay State frenzy may not happen – LINK
  • LV Sun – Report: As Houston reinvented itself, so can Las Vegas – LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune – ReCharging Nevada – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – Occupy Las Vegas protesters hate Wall Street but love America – LINK
  • LV Sun – North Las Vegas packs up, moves into new digs – LINK
  • LV Sun – Cracking down on companies without business licenses – LINK
  • RGJ – Caughlin Fire still 80 percent contained – LINK

EDUCATION

  • RJ – Local students part of an elite group who are scholarship semifinalists – LINK

Nevada Clips 11.19.11

2012 ELECTION

  • LV Sun – Is GOP missing chance to grow? – LINK
  • POLITICO – Pollster: Latino voters no lock to back Obama – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: Reid needs to come back to real world – LINK
  • RJ – Pedestrian safety – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Grateful to live in this great country – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Daylight saving practice is absurd – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: More publicity needed for site – LINK
  • RGJ – Winners: Dental practice contributes free services to those in need – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ –Regulator confident Web gaming can be policed – LINK
  • RJ – 2011 may be worst year for new-home sales in Las Vegas – LINK
  • LV Sun – Compromise reached concerning Harrah’s on live entertainment tax – LINK
  • LV Sun – DesertXpress project takes another step forward – LINK
  • Lahontan Valley News – Fallon Industries to shut down operations – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – Extension approved for Occupy Las Vegas protesters – LINK
  • RJ – North Las Vegas attracting more homeless – LINK
  • RJ – Reno wildfire forces nearly 10,000 to flee – LINK
  • RJ – Judge rejects Las Vegas Monorail bankruptcy plan – LINK
  • LV Sun – Court wants nonprofit group to pay almost $1 million to review foreclosure records – LINK
  • LV Sun – Judge rejects Monorail plan to emerge from bankruptcy – LINK
  • RGJ – ‘Good progress’ overnight in Caughlin Fire; cause may be announced shortly – LINK
  • RGJ – Nevada AG indicts robo-signers – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Nevada’s Public Pension Plan Sees Long Term Unfunded Liability Grow Slightly In 2011 – LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune – Smoke settles in Reno after wind-whipped wildfire – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ – Now the hard part: Parties await water pipeline decision – LINK
  • RJ – With solar plant on hold, lawsuits start – LINK
  • LV Sun – Water pipeline project hearing wraps up – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Groundwater Pumping Plan Now In Hands Of State Engineer As Marathon Hearing Concludes – LINK