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2011-07-13 07:42:00

TOPEKA, Kan., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Great Plains, LLC yesterday received siting approval from the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) for the V-Plan high-voltage electric transmission line, a project designed to connect eastern and western Kansas. The route approved by the KCC for the 345,000 volt (345kV) double-circuit line runs approximately 122 miles through southwestern Kansas from the existing Spearville substation to two new substations: the Clark County substation in...

2010-10-25 12:25:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Nevada's Clark County Family Services Department is using IBM business analytics software to improve the delivery of social services and ensure compliance with new state regulations. Furthermore, IBM has helped Clark County generate more than $7 million in new revenue in less than 18 months. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO )...

2010-01-07 09:00:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clark County Assessor sent out their annual Notice of Valuation letters to homeowners in early December again this year. According to ValueAppeal.com more than 70,000 homes are overassessed this year. Homeowners have until January 15 (Yes, less than ten days from now) to appeal their property's assessed value and lower their upcoming 2010 property tax bill. ValueAppeal is a simple online tool that helps homeowners lower their property tax...

2009-05-01 07:35:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 25th, the Washington State Legislature passed its 2009-11 Transportation Budget which included $1 million in funding to begin to rehabilitate a portion of Clark County / Chelatchie Prairie Rail Line. According to Eric Temple, the President of the Portland Vancouver Junction Railroad (PVJR), the tremendous cooperation between Clark County, its Railroad Coordinator, the Clark County Railroad Advisory Board, and the PVJR was a critical element in...

2009-01-08 07:25:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A groundswell of support is occurring for Economic Stimulus Funding to be allocated to rehabilitate the Clark County, Washington Rail Line. The "Clark County Rail Line Rehabilitation Project" is a critical infrastructure project which would result in immediate positive impacts to economic development, job creation and freight mobility in SW Washington State. The Clark County Rail Line runs for 33 miles beginning from the BNSF mainline near Vancouver...

2008-12-17 08:15:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE: SWX) today announced that it completed its tender offer (the "Offer") to purchase for cash up to $75 million aggregate principal amount of the Industrial Development Revenue Bonds (Southwest Gas Corporation Project) and the Industrial Development Refunding Revenue Bonds (Southwest Gas Corporation Project) listed in the table below (collectively, the "Bonds") originally issued by Clark County, Nevada, a political...

2008-12-03 08:15:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE: SWX) today announced the commencement of a tender offer (the "Offer") to purchase for cash up to $75 million aggregate principal amount of the Industrial Development Revenue Bonds (Southwest Gas Corporation Project) and the Industrial Development Refunding Revenue Bonds (Southwest Gas Corporation Project) listed in the table below (collectively, the "Bonds") originally issued by Clark County, Nevada, a political...

2008-10-13 06:00:36

By James Haug By JAMES HAUG REVIEW-JOURNAL Todd Yocum's autistic 8-year-old son has had six teachers since he started pre-school at age 3. Only two of them were licensed to teach autistic children, Yocum said, and the rest were substitutes. As an assistant principal at Scherkenbach Elementary School, Yocum is sympathetic to the school system's plight: "They can't give you what they don't have." Autistic children constitute the district's fastest growing population of special...

2008-10-06 21:00:26

Heather Curry, a co-owner of Better Grades In-Home Tutoring, provides math tutoring help at a private home. Business name: Better Grades In-Home Tutoring, Vancouver. Owners: Craig and Heather Curry, Washington state certified teachers. What the business does: Contracts with teachers and specialists children in their homes. Target market is kindergarten through grade 12, but can meet the needs of college level and also assists in test preparation, study skills and some foreign languages....

2008-09-29 06:00:28

By James Haug By JAMES HAUG REVIEW-JOURNAL Like Clark County, school districts across the country are strapped for cash and improvising ways to save money. Many smaller and rural districts are adopting four-day school weeks to save transportation and infrastructure costs, said Daniel Domenech, executive director of the American Association of School Administrators. Domenech is in Las Vegas for the Council of Urban Boards of Education convention, which meets this weekend at the...


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