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