FBI investigating Gibbons deals

CARSON CITY, Nev., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Federal law enforcement officials are looking into whether Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons failed to report gifts during his time in the U.S. Congress. The officials said the FBI is looking into whether the Republican governor gave preferential treatment to a mil

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ASHLAND, Ore., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Congress is looking at changing a law from the 1870s that allows companies to stake claims on precious-metal laden land for $2.50 an acre.

GOP primary likely in Nevada 2nd

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Secretary of State Dean Heller has decided to run for Nevada's 2nd Congressional District seat in what could turn out to be a $1 million battle.

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Successors to head the House Intelligence Committee began to vie Wednesday after Rep. Porter Goss, R-Fla., stepped down to run the CIA.

Nevada treasurer explores U.S. Senate bid

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Nevada state Treasurer Brian Krolicki has taken the first steps in a campaign for U.S. Senate against Democrat Harry Reid.

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Cybersecurity oversight committee named

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- The House Friday named Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, chairman of a new subcommittee to oversee work done by the Department of Homeland Security regarding computers, telecommunications and information.

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Favorites win in Nevada primary vote

CARSON CITY, Nev., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- There were no big surprises Tuesday as the pre-election favorites coasted to easy wins in the Nevada primary. Democrat Dario Herrera and Republican Jon Porter each won nearly 69 percent of the vote and will face off in November to see who will be the firs

Nevadans vote in state primary

CARSON CITY, Nev., Sept. 3 (UPI) --

Nevada sues DOE over Yucca impact

WASHINGTON, June 7 (UPI) -- Nevada's legal fight against the proposed nuclear waste storage site at Yucca Mountain is unlikely to attract other states in support, observers said Friday.

House overrides Nevada's Yucca veto

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- With a 306-117 House vote Wednesday, Congress is halfway through the process of negating Nevada's objections to the proposed nuclear waste storage site at Yucca Mountain.

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Homeland security department gains steam

WASHINGTON, May 2 (UPI) -- Congress moved closer Thursday to creating a Cabinet-level department of homeland security directly responsible for protecting U.S. borders and infrastructure a

Gibbons: DOE ignored research reactors

WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- The Department of Energy understated the potential impact of transporting nuclear waste to the proposed Yucca Mountain storage site by failing to include the nation's research reactors in its environmental impact statement, Rep. Jim Gibbons, R-Nev., said
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Jim Gibbons
WAP2002041802 - WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -Rep. Shelly Berkley (D-NV) listens to Rep. Jim Gibbons (R-NV) testify before a House Energy and Air Quality sub-committee to review President Bush's recommendation to develop a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain. cc/cc/Chris Corder UPI

Jim Gibbons (born September 26, 1936) is a former American football tight end for the NFL Detroit Lions (1958–1968).

Gibbons was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended the University of Iowa, where he played football with 'Mad Duck' Alex Karras.

Gibbons and Karras went to Detroit as part of the Lions’ 1958 NFL Draft. Drafted in the sixth round by the Cleveland Browns the 6-3, 220 pound tight end was traded immediately to the Lions. Gibbons became one of the Lions’ best offensive stars during the next decade. He earned Pro Bowl honors three-times during his career, after the 1960, 1961 and 1964 seasons. He had a career year in 1964, earning Lion MVP honors, catching 45 passes for 605 yards and 8 touchdowns.

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