Clark County Newswire (Page 7)

Clark County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Clark County, NV. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 3,464 in Clark County, NV

  1. Clark County School Board District CRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Banning high school football, opening schools in vacant shopping centers and shrinking Southern Nevada's chronic teacher shortage to less than 100 positions annually top the priority list of candidates crowding the District C election for the Clark County School Board. School Board President Linda Young faces five challengers in her pursuit for a third and final term to the seat, which represents schools that serve some of the highest shares of students from low-income households and English language learners.

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  2. Board of Regents District 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... to track student success. Thaler thinks legislators should create a program to place education students as Clark County school teachers during their last semester in college. Doubrava said the biggest struggle for Nevada's colleges is persuading ...

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  3. Assembly District 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... 20 years and I wanted to do more for them than I could do class by class." Woodbury, the daughter of former Clark County Commissioner Bruce Woodbury, said there needs to be a better nexus between K-12 education and higher education, and she expects ...

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  4. Assembly District 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... Las Vegas resident Marilyn Kirkpatrick, who was termed out of office. She is running for a full term on the Clark County Commission. So District 1 is an open seat in 2016, and Roger "Oz" Baum , a children's author who has carried on his ...

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  5. 1st Congressional DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... , a small-business owner, has served on hi township advisory board, which makes zoning recommendations to the Clark County Commission. In 2002, he was elected to the State Board of Education, serving a four-year term. Boylan said he favors ...

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  6. District Court Department 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... In July, Johnson ruled that a North Las Vegas recall effort against Ramsey could go forward. Ramsey, a former Clark County deputy district attorney and North Las Vegas prosecutor, appealed the decision, which is before the Nevada Supreme Court. ...

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  7. Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Department 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... on the bench. Marshall, who was elected in 2010, pointed to her efforts to alleviate overcrowding at the Clark County Detention Center and work in the community, engaging schoolchildren in all aspects of the law. "I'm a really well-rounded judge at ...

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  8. Las Vegas Justice Court Department 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    In her more than nine years on the bench, Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa has never faced an opponent when running for her Department 4 seat. This year, she has two opponents - lawyers Amber Candelaria, who specializes in family law , and Jillian Prieto, a former staff attorney for Clark County District Court.

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  9. Las Vegas Justice Court Department 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Steven Goldstein has practiced law locally for 18 years as a criminal defense and litigation attorney and has been a mediator, arbitrator and small claims referee. One of his priorities would be reviewing the bail structure to reduce overcrowding in the Clark County Detention Center, he said.

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  10. 5 people displaced by fire in east valley homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    The Clark County Fire Department responded to the fire at 4367 Cloverdale Ave., near Lamb Boulevard and Desert Inn Road, about 10:15 a.m. The below comment section contains thoughts and opinions from users that in no way represent the views of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. This public platform is intended to provide a forum for users of reviewjournal.com to share ideas, express thoughtful opinions and carry the conversation beyond the article.

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  11. State Senate District 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... District 41 after 12 years, then was elected to the state Senate. He also was assistant director of the Clark County Regional Transportation Commission in the '90s and directed the Las Vegas office of budget and management in the early '80s. Nevada ...

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  12. Judge Handcuffs Defense Attorney In Court To Teach Her 'A Lesson' For Speaking OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Switched

    ... judge who may actually need a lesson in decorum. On Monday, an irritated Justice of the Peace Conrad Hafen told Clark County Deputy Public Defender Zohra Bakhtary to "be quiet" as she tried to defend her client and keep him from serving a six-month ...

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  13. Much at stake for both parties in Nevada's June 14 primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    A crate full of electrical cords sit in a bin at the Clark County Elections Department warehouse, 965 Trade Drive, North Las Vegas, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Jeff Scheid/Las Vegas Review-Journal Follow @jlscheid A container full of supplies is seen Thursday, May 12, 2016 in a team leader pickup crate at the Clark County Elections Department warehouse, 965 Trade Drive, North Las Vegas.

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  14. 3 dozen legislative candidates get free rides to general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... 11 state Senate hopefuls - including five incumbents - will bypass the primary. There are 25 free rides in Clark County Assembly races. In Senate District 1, Pat Spearman, D-North Las Vegas, is seeking a second term. She will face Republican ...

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  15. Food and drinks help boost March taxable salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Consumers spending their disposable dollars on drinks and food in bars and restaurants helped push Clark County's taxable sales to $3.5 billion in March, a 2.8 percent increase over the same month in 2015. Statewide, Nevada taxable sales saw a 3.1 percent increase in March over the same month a year ago, totaling $4.69 billion, the state Taxation Department said in its monthly report.

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  16. Vegas lawyers' group backing colleague who was handcuffedRead the original story

    Friday May 27 | KTVN Reno

    A union representing Las Vegas defense attorneys is backing a deputy public defender who was handcuffed in court for failing to quit arguing to keep a client out of jail. The Clark County Defenders Union calls Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Conrad Hafen's decision to have Zohra Bakhtary taken into custody for several minutes last Monday "unreasonable and unprecedented."

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  17. Vegas Lawyers' Group Backing Handcuffed ColleagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | CBS Local

    ... public defender who was handcuffed in court for failing to quit arguing to keep a client out of jail. The Clark County Defenders Union calls Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Conrad Hafen's decision to have Zohra Bakhtary taken into custody for several ...

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  18. Clark County School Board approves changes to sex ed curriculum - VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    The Clark County School Board unanimously approved several changes on Thursday evening to its abstinence-based sex education curriculum for the upcoming school year. Seven people were appointed to its sex education advisory committee during the meeting at the Las Vegas Academy of Arts.

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  19. Judge dismisses suit against Nevada school choice programRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Clark County judge Eric Johnson today threw out a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, which argued the state's new education savings account program violated Nevada's prohibition on using public money for religious purposes. The program allows families to receive a portion of the state funds that would otherwise follow their student to a public school, for use in expenses like private school tuition or tutoring.

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  20. Photo: Deputy Chief of Mission for the Swedish Embassy GoRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Deputy Chief of Mission for the Swedish Embassy Goran Lithell speaks during at the grand opening of Ikea on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in Las Vegas. Sitting on stage from left to right is Store Manager Amy Jensen, Clark County Commissioner Susan Brager, and Ikea U.S. President Lars Petersson.

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