Heller wants to defund Planned Parenthood

Sen. Dean Heller on Wednesday sided with critics of Planned Parenthood who are seeking to restrict federal funding to the group in the wake of provocative videos that raise questions about the organization's ethics on abortion.

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Nevada fishing report, July 30, 2015

LAKE MEAD — Windy conditions have slowed fishing activity, though fishermen focusing on catfish have had good luck with stink baits and anchovies.

Teacher's Health Trust dismissed from labor complaint

The state's Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board voted Wednesday to dismiss the financially beleaguered Teachers Health Trust from a dispute between the Clark County School District and the teachers union.

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Poverty is a medical condition, study finds

The link between achievement and income is well documented, but a new study has confirmed that the effects of poverty on children are physiological as much as they are social.

Housing Authority director under scrutiny

Executive Director John Hill, who has led the agency that provides housing to low-income families since 2010, is under fire from several housing authority commissioners who claim he's violated multiple agency policies.

Draft order would OK keeping Switch as Nevada Power Co. customer

CARSON CITY — A draft order has been prepared in advance of Thursday's Public Utilities Commission meeting that would approve an agreement reached between Switch, NV Energy and state regulators to keep the the data storage company as a customer of Nevada Power Co.

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Opinion

LETTERS: Full-day kindergarten's costs far outweigh benefits

The headline on the article about full-day kindergarten read, "Study finds full-day kindergarten opens door to higher achievement" (July 6 Review-Journal). Nice try! This is another attempt to increase the number of teachers (can you say union members?) and have taxpayers foot the bill for babysitting.

Life

Poverty is a medical condition, study finds

The link between achievement and income is well documented, but a new study has confirmed that the effects of poverty on children are physiological as much as they are social.

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