Mad Dog's thought for the day: Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything --- author unknown


Message of the day

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.“
- Theodor Seuss Geisel

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Epilepsy Awarness Month hits close to home
Author: Mike Henle Date: October 28, 2009

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month and the period strikes very close to home. I don't have epilepsy now, but I did have it until I was almost 44 years of age. When I was nine months old in 1951, a nasty mosquito infected with the encephalitis virus bit me. Not long ...

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KVBC names Gillan assistant news director
Author: Mike Henle Date: October 23, 2009

It didnít take Jeff Gillan long to find another job following the demise of Las Vegas Oneís News ONE at 9 earlier in the week. Gillan, the highly-respected anchor who spearheaded News One at 9 to a pair of Emmy Awards, has landed with KVBC TV-3. He was named assistant news director ...

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Many moves in Vegas TV stations
Author: Mike Henle Date: October 21, 2009

Sunbelt Communications Company recently promoted its second long-time KVBC TV-3 employee to a general manager position when it named Shelley Goings to the position at KPVI in Pocatello, Idaho. Goings, who moved to Las Vegas in 1969, has worked for KVBC for 18 years. She leaves the station as Sunbelt Director of ...

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KVBC's feisty Jim Rogers launches attacks on competing stations KLAS, KTNV and KVVU
Author: Mike Henle Date: October 13, 2009

A battle among television stations in Las Vegas complete with a complaint filed with the FCC by Jim Rogers of Valley Broadcasting has already sparked a huge feud and you can bet this is only the beginning of a long war. In the complaint, the feisty Rogers, owner of KVBC TV-3 in ...

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Bankers took us up; now they're taking us down
Author: Mike Henle Date: October 05, 2009

  My list of professions I dislike just increased with the addition of bankers, who now can proudly align themselves with car salesmen, security guards and members of the George Bush administration. You see, the well-dressed and smooth-talking bankers who took us up the ladder 2-3 years ago during a surging real estate ...

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