Category Archives: NV News

Nevada Clips 11.30.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – Former Henderson councilman earns Republican caucus endorsement – LINK
  • RJ – Cain files to compete in Nevada GOP caucus – LINK
  • LV Sun – Ralston: Nevada’s Godfather fixes the primaries – LINK
  • RGJ – Heller vs Berkley: It’s all or nothing, a battle of political survival – LINK

CONGRESS

  • LV Sun – Harry Reid calls efforts of bipartisan group looking at cuts ‘happy talk – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: UNLV program can help many students – LINK
  • RJ – Frank and gaming – LINK
  • RJ – Both sides push to get justices off ObamaCare – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Lack of trust dogs our society – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Monetary system is destined to fail – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: UFC doesn’t merit positive publicity – LINK
  • RGJ – Editorial: We must learn to be smart consumers of health care – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Retiring lawmaker will continue Internet gaming push – LINK
  • RJ – Cantor Gaming to build, operate new Palms race and sports book – LINK
  • RJ – Hooters Hotel management agrees to auction – LINK
  • RJ – Officials tout indicators tied to Nevada tourism – LINK
  • RJ – Airport passenger traffic continues upward ascent – LINK
  • RJ – Report: Las Vegas hits new post-peak housing low – LINK
  • LV Sun – In wake of real estate collapse, crazy deals abound – LINK
  • LV Sun – Project to create new Nevada tourism brand speeding up – LINK
  • LV Sun – At tourism conference, Sandoval encourages collaboration – LINK
  • LV Sun – Las Vegas tops list of travel searches – LINK
  • LV Sun – Hooters hotel-casino to be sold at auction – LINK
  • LV Sun – Palms, Cantor sign deal to launch new sports book – LINK
  • LV Sun – Las Vegas home prices fall to February 1998 levels – LINK
  • LV Sun – McCarran’s No. 5 carrier, American Airlines, seeks bankruptcy protection – LINK
  • RGJ – Homes in Washoe County see increase in taxable value despite tough economy – LINK
  • RGJ – TRI uses demographics from UNR to help attract tenants – LINK
  • RGJ – Tourism: Rural areas receive tourism grants – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Nevada finishes dead last in opportunity index – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE DOESN’T TREAT POLICE SHOOTINGS LIKE OTHER LAS VEGAS HOMICIDES – LINK
  • RJ – Henderson council hires Josh Reid as city attorney – LINK
  • RJ – Pedestrian vs. motorist law needs clarifying – LINK
  • RJ – Effort to recall North Las Vegas mayor stalls – LINK
  • RJ – Henderson councilwoman’s resignation will have to wait – LINK
  • RJ – Sebelius: To avoid accidents, teach kids physics – LINK
  • LV Sun – Sen. Harry Reid’s son Josh named Henderson city attorney – LINK
  • RGJ – Washoe District Court now complying with gun law regarding mental health issues after RGJ investigation – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – BLM Rejects Sandoval Proposal To Speed Up Mining Permit Process, But State Says Progress Being Made – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ – Pipeline project opponents’ protests get lost in the din – LINK
  • LV Sun – Group delivers petition with 21,000 comments against water pipeline – LINK
  • Pahrump Valley Times – Concerns shared that solar plant might harm river – LINK
  • Pahrump Valley Times – BLM rounding up wild horses – LINK
  • Pahrump Valley Times – Solar project raises concerns over Spanish trail, fire service – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Coalition Calls For Rejection Of Groundwater Pumping Project By Southern Nevada Water Authority – LINK

EDUCATION

  • RJ – Panel approves $150,000 study to compare higher education funding – LINK
  • RJ – Role of education called key in Nevada’s economic recovery – LINK
  • LV Sun – Secretary of Education: ‘We have to look for radical change’ – LINK
  • LV Sun – School District approves hiring $138,650/year general counsel – LINK
  • LV Sun – Legislative panel begins work on higher education funding – LINK
  • RGJ – A complex curriculum – LINK
  • RGJ – UNR Faculty Senate forms Commission on Future of the University – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Committee studying higher education funding sets deadline for report – LINK
  • AP – Education chief: Higher learning will fix economy – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Study Of Nevada Higher Education Funding Formula Gets Under Way – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program Open Enrollment Period Begins – LINK

Nevada Clips 11.29.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – Upheaval continues for Democrats vying for Nevada Legislature seats – LINK
  • RJ – Titus campaign releases poll showing big lead over Kihuen in congressional race – LINK
  • RJ – Flip-flop ad suggests Dems think Romney is The One – LINK
  • LV Sun – Member of Harry Reid’s re-election team returns to run Democrats’ 2012 war room – LINK
  • LV Sun – Campaign poll shows Dina Titus with large lead over Ruben Kihuen – LINK
  • AP – Kelvin Atkinson to run for Steven Horsford’s Nevada Senate seat – LINK
  • RGJ – Congresswoman Shelley Berkley views Caughlin fire devastation in Reno – LINK

CONGRESS

  • RJ – Key on-line gaming lawmaker announces retirement – LINK
  • RJ – Partisan clash coming over payroll tax break extension – LINK
  • LV Sun – Harry Reid committed to extending payroll tax holiday – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Janice Ayres: Supercommittee adjourns – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: Look at police shootings long overdue – LINK
  • RJ – Run, Rebels, run: New coach has UNLV in national spotlight – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Politics needs a dose of humility – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: The tale of the toxic Newt – LINK
  • RGJ – Editorial: Court must comply with law on the mentally ill and guns – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • LV Sun – Subcontractors fight Harmon demolition plan – LINK
  • LV Sun – Debt counselors say underwater homeowners overlooking assistance programs – LINK
  • LV Sun – Report: Nevada ranks last in nation in job opportunity – LINK
  • LV Sun – Boyd says deal to sell Dania Jai-Alai called off – LINK
  • AP – Wynn stock gains 8 percent today on Macau strength, Vegas recovery – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – Flaws acknowledged in system that never finds fault with police in deadly shootings – LINK
  • RJ – Police panel OKs changes in discipline procedures – LINK
  • RJ – Councilwoman to give up post – LINK
  • RJ – Reid should have stayed out of son’s job hunt process – LINK
  • AP – Critics say animal cruelty law inadvertently keeps cases secret – LINK
  • LV Sun – Native Nevadans remain a small minority among residents – LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune – Council approves capital improvement projects – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ – Regulator to see deluge of pipeline input – LINK

EDUCATION

  • RJ – U.S. education secretary to join town hall meeting – LINK

HEALTH CARE

  • RGJ – Cardiology wars: patients’ wallets are casualties – LINK
  • RGJ – Patients love their doctors, hate rising costs – LINK
  • RGJ – FTC, state investigate Renown Health for possible antitrust violations – LINK

Nevada Clips 11.28.11

2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – POLITICAL EYE: Aide says Sandoval courts businesses – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Letter: What have these kids been doing for 12 years? – LINK
  • RJ – Editorial: Fixing the rules: Quicker elections atop Big Labor’s agenda – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Pipeline tied to our security, success – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Committee was super useless – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • LV Sun – Welcome back, tourism forum – LINK
  • RGJ – Retail: On Cyber Monday, consider state sales tax ramifications – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – ANALYSIS OF CASES SINCE 1990 REVEALS PATTERNS IN LAS VEGAS POLICE SHOOTINGS – LINK
  • RJ – Police, handbillers get grip on Strip clutter – LINK
  • AP – Washoe County buyouts to deal with shortfall total 86 – LINK
  • AP – Few courts comply with gun law; Clark County an exception – LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune – Capital projects, revenue streams on council agenda – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • RJ – Nevada pipeline’s fate in state engineer’s hands – LINK
  • AP – Lake Tahoe Basin endorses concept of more local control – LINK

EDUCATION

  • RJ – Seventh president comfortable at Nevada State College – LINK
  • AP – Campaign urges Nevada students to finish degrees – LINK
  • RGJ – Washoe County IEPs are the path for disabled or struggling students to succeed in their own way – LINK

Nevada Clips 11.27.11

2012 ELECTION

  • LV Sun – Quietly, Obama getting reorganized in Nevada – LINK
  • LV Sun – Legislative leadership positions are no lock now with term limits – LINK
  • AP – Southern Nevada to gain clout in next session – LINK

REBELS

  • LV Sun – Rebels party like it’s 1990, knock off top-ranked North Carolina – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Nevada is not a low-tax state – LINK
  • RJ – Sebelius: But it’s all we’ve got – LINK
  • RJ – Letter: The fix is in, and Harry Reid’s behind it – LINK
  • RJ – Letter: Feel-good classes don’t make a better school – LINK
  • RJ – A question of police training, oversight – LINK
  • RJ – Baggage fees – LINK
  • LV Sun – Americans should push members of Congress to compromise – LINK
  • LV Sun – We’d forgotten what a depression looks like – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Do they deserve to be reelected? – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Daylight saving isn’t worth trouble – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Jim Bagwell: It’s time for leadership — or economic meltdown – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Hiring of insider sparks speculation – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – HOA scheme victims say plea deals ignore them – LINK
  • RJ – ALWAYS JUSTIFIED: POLICE SHOOTINGS SUBJECT OF INVESTIGATIVE SERIES BEGINNING TODAY – LINK
  • LV Sun – County funds under scrutiny from SEIU – LINK
  • LV Sun – North Las Vegas calling for ‘citizen summit’ to discuss city’s future – LINK
  • RGJ – Northern Nevada courts not complying with gun-ban notification on mentally ill – LINK
  • RGJ – New Nevada law makes animal abuse cases secret from public – LINK
  • Nevada Appeal – Officials to consider new ward boundaries – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • AP – Forest Service tries to save threatened aspen grove – LINK
  • RJ – Companies go big in Nevada with concentrating power plants – LINK
  • AP – TRPA begins easing grip on regulatory control – LINK

EDUCATION

  • LV Sun – The home school revolution – LINK

Nevada Clips 11.26.11

CONGRESS

  • Nevada Appeal – Congressman Amodei: Polarization in D.C. frustrating – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ – Target practice – LINK
  • RJ – Letter: Sebelius should consider basic economics – LINK
  • LV Sun – NFR+ Las Vegas = Cowboy Town USA? – LINK
  • LV Sun – Sheila Leslie: Nevada not the place for personhood initiative – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Safety nets have negative effects – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Some people are dead wrong about pedestrian safety – LINK
  • RGJ – Editorial: Many individuals and groups came to rescue of fire victims – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RGJ – Northern Nevada company aims high – LINK
  • RJ – Gaming in Macau still going gangbusters – LINK
  • RJ – Local apartment occupancy improves during third quarter – LINK
  • RJ – Banks may have opportunity with underserved market – LINK
  • LV Sun – Traditional stores making high-tech changes this season – LINK
  • Daily Sparks Tribune – Shop local, revive the economy – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ – Occupy Las Vegas protesters target mall crowds – LINK
  • RJ – Plan for Lake Tahoe bikeway moving forward – LINK
  • AP – BLM offering reward in arrest of metal fence post thieves – LINK
  • AP – Elko County mine accused of safety violations – LINK
  • LV Sun – High-speed rail from Salt Lake to Vegas: long shot or good bet? – LINK

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