Nevada Clips 11.3.11


2012 ELECTION

  • RJ – Heller stakes out high-profile FCC bill – LINK
  • RJ – Dems seek wedge between Heller, Latinos – LINK
  • RJ – Berkley challenges Heller on payment to seniors – LINK
  • LV Sun – State Republicans stake out positions for Senate races – LINK
  • LV Sun – Heller part of Republican effort to producing sweeping FCC reforms – LINK
  • AP – Berkley criticizes Heller on Social Security vote – LINK

REDISTRICTING

  • Nevada Appeal – Redistricting maps: No appeals filed yet – LINK

EDITORIALS/LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • RJ- Letter: BLM is destroying a national treasure – LINK
  • RJ – Book festival a weekend to celebrate the printed word – LINK
  • RJ – Roger resigns – LINK
  • LV Sun – Conservatives look past economy, focus on anti-government crusade – LINK
  • LV Sun – Nevada sharpens focus on domestic violence – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: Pols are complicit in economic woes – LINK
  • LV Sun – Letter: ‘Occupy Las Vegas’ has noble agenda – LINK
  • RGJ – Where is the GOP’s ‘Obamacare’ fix? – LINK

ECONOMY/GAMING

  • RJ – Sahara hotel-casino renovation approved – LINK
  • RJ – Regulators recommend sale of Palms majority stake – LINK
  • RJ – Jobless rates fall in large cities, including Las Vegas – LINK
  • RJ – MGM Resorts narrows third quarter net loss – LINK
  • AP – Recession setting new record for poorest poor – LINK
  • LV Sun – Report: Poverty rates on the rise throughout Las Vegas – LINK
  • LV Sun – State regulators recommend partnership to control Palms hotel-casino – LINK
  • LV Sun – Hooters’ creditor presses for quick sale or foreclosure – LINK
  • LV Sun – Tropicana Entertainment sees its profits improve – LINK
  • LV Sun – Allegiant Travel makes Forbes list of best small companies – LINK
  • LV Sun – Permits OK’d for remodel of Sahara — minus roller coaster – LINK
  • LV Sun – NV Energy says quarterly profit of $173.5 million is down – LINK
  • USA Today – 4.5 million foreclosed borrowers may be eligible for reviews – LINK

STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • RJ- Lawyer asks justices to apply term limits to district attorneys – LINK
  • RJ – Marshals ordered to seize $63,720 from Righthaven – LINK
  • RJ – Nightclub gets license as Fremont East tackles noise complaints – LINK
  • RJ – Hundreds meet to fight quarries near recreation area – LINK
  • RJ – Judge evaluations can help voters make informed decisions – LINK
  • RJ – Analysis concludes PERS is underfunded – LINK
  • LV Sun – Righthaven may contest creditor’s writ to seize its assets – LINK
  • LV Sun – Feds to help pay cost of incarcerating illegal immigrants – LINK
  • LV Sun – Nevada Supreme Court upholds no smoking law – LINK
  • LV Sun – Despite recent fatalities, number of pedestrian-auto deaths down – LINK
  • LV Sun – City reallocates $3.5 million of Smith Center construction fund – LINK
  • RGJ – Commission considers future of digital billboards in Reno – LINK
  • RGJ – Occupy Reno protesters in transition – LINK
  • RGJ – Possible business park for University Farms land gains momentum in Reno – LINK
  • RGJ – Nevada has 3rd highest rate in the nation for painkiller deaths – 1st highest for white residents – LINK
  • Lahontan Valley News – Scott voted new Minden manager – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Nevada Public Pension Liabilities Vastly Understated, New Report Says – LINK
  • Nevada News Bureau – Gov. Sandoval Calls For Reassessment Of Homeland Security Funding Priorities – LINK

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT

  • Daily Sparks Tribune – Sparks to dedicate solar project at Golden Eagle – LINK
  • Lahontan Valley News – Opponents of Groundwater Pumping Plan Presenting Their Case to State Engineer – LINK
  • The Record-Courier – Water consolidation fight returns – LINK
  • The Laughlin Times – County okays next step for solar plant – LINK

EDUCATION

  • LV Sun – Teachers fear health trust in jeopardy – LINK

LV Sun – Part custodian, part mentor – LINK