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Legal, housing rights groups call for statewide moratorium on evictions

Some tenants at weekly motels are being threatened that they will either be kicked out or have their locks abruptly changed if rent isn’t...
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Military at risk from COVID-19: ‘Anxieties are really high’

The Department of Defense is on course to get a major funding boost as the U.S. military is drawn into the nation’s war against...
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Nevada joins states seeking to end research ban on fetal tissue

Nevada is among 14 states that have sent a letter to President Trump and the Department of Health and Human Services urging the administration...
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Tribes in Nevada brace for coronavirus

Amid the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, tribal nations in Nevada are bracing themselves for the arrival of the new coronavirus within their borders.As of...
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Obama stimulus watchdog: ‘Bad guys’ will make play for COVID-19 relief cash

WASHINGTON — Earl Devaney is feeling déjà vu.Devaney, a former longtime federal watchdog, was hired in 2009 to police the distribution of $840 billion in federal...
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Activists watch as ‘impractical’ public policies become essential overnight

Governments at all levels are working at a breakneck pace to provide relief and resources to people during this onslaught of physical and economic...
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Pandemic spurs U.S. Senate to pass historic aid package

The U.S. Senate late Wednesday night approved a $2 trillion spending bill that aims to provide economic relief for workers and businesses and to...
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Positive COVID-19 case reported at Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, one of the few places that offers accommodations for people experiencing homelessness, is temporarily closing its night shelter after...
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First employees test positive at UNLV

UNLV president Marta Meana announced Thursday that within the last 24 hours two university employees have tested positive for coronavirus. These are the first...
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Beware of scammers trying to hijack your stimulus check, AG warns

Congress hasn’t even passed the legislation yet, but scammers are already plotting how to get between you and your check from the government.State attorneys...

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