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Covid-19 and housing: ‘A crisis on top of a crisis’

Before a global health pandemic shut down industries, skyrocketed Nevada's unemployment rate and left thousands unable to pay rent for months, Nevada had a...
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Nevada Legislature to convene special session July 8

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday announced the start date for the upcoming special session: July 8.The formal proclamation, which will set the parameters of...

‘Remember there’s a pandemic. And wear a mask,’ officials caution for Fourth of July

With the Fourth of July weekend approaching, Clark County Commission Chairwoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick is encouraging social distancing at gatherings of family and friends.  And wear...
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Hotels hungry for revenue, compromising worker safety, suit says

Irma Fernandez says her father, Adolfo, tested negative for COVID-19 before returning to work at Caesars Palace on June 4.  “I know I’m going to...

For seniors, heat and Covid create ‘a perfect storm for bad things,’ researchers warn

As summertime temperatures climb in Nevada and across the country, baby boomers— the generation born between 1946 and 1964— will be among the hardest...
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Jail transfers account for majority of COVID cases within prisons, say NDOC

The Nevada Department of Corrections is currently reporting one of the lowest rates of positive COVID-19 tests in the country: Only 15 inmates and...
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Legislators’ tones darken as they feel purse strings tighten

Some of the final pieces of balancing the current fiscal year budget fell into place Thursday, as legislators on the Interim Finance Committee unanimously...
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Nevada joins list of states mandating masks

Masks, the primary weapon in America’s battle against COVID-19, will finally be mandated in public in Nevada, Gov. Steve Sisolak declared Wednesday.Sisolak, who previously...

Hike in COVID cases “unacceptable,” says member of Sisolak’s medical team

Is Nevada’s jump in new COVID cases a necessary evil of reopening the economy?  “To me, any increase is unacceptable,” says Dr. Brian Labus, a...
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As gold pushes $1,800 an ounce, Nevada policymakers steadfastly oblivious

The price of gold slumped a little earlier this month -- if you can call a brief dip below $1,700 an ounce a slump....

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