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Commissioners approve hotel room tax proposal for ballot
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Clark County commissioners this morning approved putting an advisory measure about raising hotel room taxes for education spending on the November ballot but only after saying a better funding solution is needed.
Commissioners delay action on possible garbage fee hike
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
Clark County commissioners today delayed a scheduled discussion about increasing garbage collection rates to help fund the closing of Sunrise Landfill.
Clark County hires lobbyist
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
Atkinson Gates to have hand in DNC decision that could settle Obama-Clinton race
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Woodbury re-election bid faces legal challenge (UPDATED)
Friday, May 16, 2008

Nevada's 2008 ballot is in chaos.

On the final day candidates may file to run for office, Clark County Commissioner Bruce Woodbury's bid for a final term is likely to be challenged by the state's top election official, sources say.

Silver to become UMC's permanent chief
Monday, April 7, 2008

Kathy Silver, who has been University Medical Center’s interim chief executive for 15 months, will become the public hospital’s permanent leader, county officials announced today.

Officials believe new hepatitis case identified
Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Health district officials said today that they are “pretty confident” they have identified another patient who contracted hepatitis C at a Las Vegas clinic.

Former commissioner's son, daughter-in-law indicted
Friday, March 14, 2008

Brian P. Atkinson-Turner, the son of former Clark County Commissioner, Yvonne Atkinson Gates, and his wife, Kathryn O’Gara, have been arrested on a federal tax evasion charges, U.S. Attorney Gregory A. Brower announced.

Sexual abuse exams to resume at Children’s Advocacy Center
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Clark County commissioners approved today the hiring of a new team of physicians to conduct sexual abuse exams at the Children's Advocacy Center next to the county's family court facility.
Thomas pleads not guilty; trial date set
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008

Former University Medical Center boss Lacy Thomas pleaded not guilty to all counts during his arraignment on public corruption charges today in district court.


Neighbors say group home poses problems
Monday, Feb. 4, 2008
Clinton campaign and at-large caucus sites – Part Two
Friday, Jan. 18, 2008
Clinton camp confused over at-large caucus sites
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008
Obama’s victory-in-courts lap
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008
Fewer children at Child Haven -- and that's good news
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008

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