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2009-08-03 00:00:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Dennis Hof, owner of the BunnyRanch, has always been a huge Terminator fan and really wants to extend the olive branch to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

2009-01-26 11:18:09

Brothels in Nevada have offered to join the state's tax rolls, but find themselves rebuffed by politicians despite a large state budget gap. George Flint, director of the Nevada Brothel Association, has been lobbying to have the state's 25 legal brothels pay taxes, The New York Times reported Monday. With a tax behind it, the state's not going to view you as a relic ...

2008-10-08 06:00:29

By Ed Vogel By ED VOGEL REVIEW-JOURNAL CAPITAL BUREAU RENO - Taxes on mining in Nevada should be increased as a way to avoid future cuts in state spending, at least five speakers told a legislator Monday night.

2008-10-01 06:00:41

By Keith Rogers By KEITH ROGERS REVIEW-JOURNAL Nevada's Nuclear Projects Commission accepted the resignation Monday of Bob Loux, the man who for 23 years led the state's charge against federal plans to bury nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain and whose career now ends marred by controversy over unauthorized pay raises.

2008-09-22 06:00:18

By Steve Tetreault By STEVE TETREAULT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON - No matter what happens with the embattled director of Nevada's Nuclear Projects Agency, the state will not give up the fight against Yucca Mountain, Nevada's senators vowed Thursday. Sens.

2008-09-19 06:00:17

By Erin Neff Nevada voters were starting to hit Yucca Mountain fatigue before the 2004 presidential election. And nothing in the past four years has done a thing to elevate the repository past a political talking point. Voters just haven't cared.

2008-08-28 06:00:58

By James Haug By JAMES HAUG REVIEW-JOURNAL The Clark County School District may receive a $13 million donation for empowerment schools with strings attached: To get the money, all district schools would eventually have to convert to the empowerment philosophy of giving school staff more freedom to make their own decisions.

2008-08-07 06:00:37

By Richard Lake By RICHARD LAKE REVIEW-JOURNAL Layoffs, closures and a hiring freeze. And still, Nevada State College can't keep up. Officials there are considering more drastic reductions as the newbie in Nevada's higher education system faces the prospect of more state-mandated budget cuts.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.