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Nevada Clips 12.7.11

2012 ELECTION

  • AP – Heller supports American Latino museum – LINK
  • AP – Payroll tax debate divides Nev. Senate candidates – LINK
  • LV Sun – Democrats relying on ‘girl power’ to help win Senate – LINK
  • LV Sun – Ralston: It’s boilerplate vs. ethics in federal races – LINK

REDISTRICTING

  • RGJ – Redistricting means some Northern Nevada candidates might need more time and money for campaigns, be at odds with constituents – LINK

CONGRESS

  • RJ – “Occupy” protesters stage sit-ins at Heller, Heck offices – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: Aggressive handbillers hide behind ‘free speech’ – LINK
  • RJ – Pearl Harbor – LINK
  • RJ – Support staff deal – LINK
  • LV Sun – Nation could use a unified effort like that of the Greatest Generation – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Paying legislators more not solution – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Gaming growth seen at 5 percent in U.S., greater in Asia-Pacific region – LINK
  • AP – Group: Web poker won’t hurt state lotteries – LINK
  • LV Sun – Job fair gives Chaparral students glimpse of market – LINK
  • LV Sun – Spirit Airlines to launch twice-daily flights from McCarran to Mesa, Ariz. – LINK
  • LV Sun – Revenue, losses down at Las Vegas Hard Rock – LINK
  • LV Sun – Analysts project brighter 2012 for casino industry – LINK
  • LV Sun – Southwest, Allegiant passenger numbers on the rise – LINK
  • RGJ – The ‘Day of Infamy’ lives at USS Arizona Memorial – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – Clark County Commission OKs ethics policy – LINK
  • RJ – State unemployment tax to remain the same – LINK
  • RJ – Ordinance would exempt electric cars from city parking fees – LINK
  • RJ – Union leader says governor was caught off guard on prison – LINK
  • RJ – Court rules inquests don’t violate officers’ right – LINK
  • RJ – Henderson tightens ordinance on massage businesses – LINK
  • RJ – Nevada, California plan joint inquiries into mortgage fraud – LINK
  • LV Sun – Construction defects law under the microscope – LINK
  • LV Sun – Henderson City Council moves forward on Galleria Pedestrian Bridge – LINK
  • LV Sun – Judge: Officers’ rights not violated by new inquest process – LINK
  • LV Sun – After 2 years not paying on fine, former assemblyman sends state a check – LINK
  • LV Sun – County Commission passes a new lobbying policy without a fight – LINK
  • RGJ – Reno Recreation and Parks Commission votes to close Moana Stadium; City Council has final decision – LINK
  • Elko Daily Free Press – Limited budget impacts road maintenance – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Report Outlining Tax And Spending Decisions By 2011 Legislature Now Available- LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ – Handful of consumers charged up over smart meters – LINK
  • RGJ – Public voices doubts over smart meter program – LINK

EDUCATION

  • RGJ – Scott Kelley: Positive audit, bond rating a tribute to retired CFO’s stewardship – LINK
  • RGJ – Report: Nevada has room to improve data use – LINK
  • RGJ – Meetings set to discuss school start-time changes – LINK
  • RGJ – Clean Energy: TMCC launches renewables curriculum – LINK

HEALTH CARE

  • LV Sun – Nevada Cancer Institute bankruptcy put on fast track – LINK

Nevada Clips 12.6.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – As it turns out, apparently I had a clue all along – LINK
  • LV Sun – Berkley’s husband flipped houses for profit, but is that news? – LINK
  • AP – Sen. Harry Reid endorses Oceguera in House race – LINK

CONGRESS

  • RJ – White House, Heller spar over consumer bureau – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Sen. Harry Reid lays out new payroll tax plan – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: Reid’s son may actually do a good job – LINK
  • RJ – School cuts – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: In old days, dealers hustled the players – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Supervisors do a lot to earn tips – LINK
  • RGJ – Editorial: Gag order on animal abuse cases defies common sense – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Janice Ayres: Seniors aren’t the problem – Congress is – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Don’t bet on the NFL falling in love with Las Vegas – LINK
  • RJ – Las Vegas credit union completes its merger – LINK
  • RJ – Wynn, NFL owner seek voters’ approval – LINK
  • LV Sun – Plummeting home prices entice first-time homebuyers – LINK
  • LV Sun – Wynn, Kraft discuss Massachusetts casino deal – LINK
  • RGJ – Manufacturing employment in Reno drops 5.3% – 2 1/2 times worse than state rate – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – Last inmates to leave Nevada State Prison next month – LINK
  • LV Sun – Stats on Metro police shootings show need for reforms – LINK
  • RGJ – $47M project brings a new look to Reno airport – LINK
  • RGJ – Government groups weigh how to repay Incline Village taxpayers – LINK
  • RGJ – Nevada drops 5 places to 46th in survey of nation’s best-run states – LINK
  • AP – Costs for closing aging Nevada prison rise – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Last inmates to leave NSP in January – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ – Water pipeline plan draws flood of letters – LINK
  • LV Sun – To pay for lake intakes, water bills going up again – LINK

EDUCATION

  • RJ – Support staff in school district may keep jobs – LINK
  • RGJ – RGJ SPECIAL REPORT: Homeless students – LINK
  • RGJ – How can Washoe County School District reach 1,800 homeless kids? – LINK

HEALTH CARE

  • Nevada News Bureau – Medicaid Information System Goes Live By Deadline, No Major Issues Expected – LINK

Nevada Clips 12.5.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – POLITICAL EYE: Republicans try to woo Latino voters – LINK

CONGRESS

  • LV Sun – Vote on bureau chief could have larger ramifications for Nevada – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: Take survey results as a call to action – LINK
  • RJ – Cleaning up the Strip: Deal with handbillers a good step – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Social safety nets are worth the cost – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: End allegiance to political parties – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • LV Sun – Las Vegas takes a fresh look at hiring – LINK
  • LV Sun – McCarran’s new international routes draw attention – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – If ethics dispute is nothing personal, it still hits close to home – LINK
  • RJ – Proposal would toss out ban on pawn shops – LINK
  • RJ – Henderson City Council race draws new interest – LINK
  • RGJ – Demolitions clear way for new Moana – LINK
  • AP – Attorney General: Tahoe chairman violated open meeting law – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • Elko Daily Free Press – Nevada has years of mining ahead – LINK

EDUCATION

  • RJ – Principals in school district ponder cuts – LINK

Nevada Clips 12.4.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – Sebelius: Flipping hypocrisy – LINK
  • LV Sun – Conflicts of interest not uncommon – LINK
  • LV Sun – Ralston: A modest proposal to fix the Legislature – LINK

CONGRESS

  • RJ – WASHINGTON DIGEST: Vote aims to end funding of presidential campaigns – LINK
  • LV Sun – Public financing of presidential campaigns becomes divisive – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Sen. Harry Reid: Failure to pass payroll tax cut raises questions about Senate rules – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – FBI should collect data on police shootings – LINK
  • RJ – Lake Tahoe pact – LINK
  • RJ – Letter: Shedding light on local police shootings – LINK
  • RJ – ‘B’ corporations: Will Nevada be left behind? – LINK
  • RJ – The state of Las Vegas tourism – LINK
  • LV Sun – Killing Yucca Mountain would be a real gift – LINK
  • LV Sun – Las Vegas shows signs of rebounding and still has a bright future – LINK
  • LV Sun – Comments reveal the real Gingrich – LINK
  • LV Sun – DesertXpress is, at least, a start – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Inaction will hurt future Americans – LINK
  • RGJ – Editorial: Homeless children’s futures are in the community’s hands – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Sen. Reid: Sen. Harry Reid: Efforts to help troops, veterans must continue – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Caesars ready to seize chances – LINK
  • AP – Is Nevada recovering? Depends on who you ask – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – Elected officials see need for changes in handling of police shootings – LINK
  • AP – NTSB plans hearing in Washington on safety of air shows, races – LINK
  • LV Sun – Lack of signatures dooms effort to recall North Las Vegas mayor – LINK
  • RGJ – Guy Rocha: ‘Most dangerous’ woman lectured in Reno in 1910 – LINK
  • RGJ – Officials reconsider Nevada animal abuse law’s secrecy clause – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • Nevada News Bureau – Nevada Cites Concerns With Transport Of Hazardous Waste In Response To Draft Plan For Former Test Site – LINK

EDUCATION

  • RJ – Regents vote to close debt-ridden UNR fire academy – LINK

Nevada Clips 12.3.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – All GOP hopefuls file for state caucus – LINK
  • RJ – Businesswoman joining Senate District 4 race – LINK

CONGRESS

  • Nevada Appeal – Nevada’s congressional delegation cites unemployment report to blame each other – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: Local teams should just forfeit to Gorman – LINK
  • RJ – ‘Crimes against the state’: Cuba jails man over communications equipment – LINK
  • LV Sun – Cirque du Soleil came to town and has fit right in, providing only-in-Las Vegas entertainment – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Give political power to the real people – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: God bless the cowboys, NFR – LINK
  • RGJ – Editorial: Two Secret Santas purchase linens for Reno Family Shelter- LINK
  • RGJ – Letter: Why would Amodei try to punish the jobless? – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Marathon’s economic impact may approach $50 million – LINK
  • RJ – Local economist sees good news in jobs report – LINK
  • RJ – Caesars Entertainment reveals changes to management – LINK
  • LV Sun – Las Vegas tech company Switch announces new facility – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – Commission ethics tit for tat not personal, it’s just business – LINK
  • RGJ – Four months after Reno air races crash, NTSB to hold hearing on air race, air show safety – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ – PUC to hear NV Energy smart meters concerns – LINK
  • LV Sun – State accuses feds of reneging on nuke promises – LINK
  • RGJ – Wildlife Commission rejects import of water from eastern Nev. to Las Vegas – LINK

HEALTH CARE

  • RJ – California university to take over Nevada Cancer Institute – LINK
  • LV Sun – Sale would preserve Nevada Cancer Institute’s mission, board chairman says – LINK

EDUCATION

  • RJ – Regents: Student fees rising 8 percent – LINK
  • RJ – College gives VFW members break – LINK
  • LV Sun – Elected regent has no business working on CSN theft case – LINK
  • LV Sun – Over student objections, regents raise undergraduate tuition 8 percent – LINK
  • AP – Regents approve 8 percent tuition hike for undergraduates – LINK
  • RGJ – Nevada university regents renew Chancellor Dan Klaich’s contract at $303,000 per year – LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune – Board of Regents pass 8 percent tuition increase for undergraduate students – LINK