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State braces for unemployment claims, urges people to file online

The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation Friday urged people who file unemployment insurance claims to do so online.“DETR has been closely monitoring...
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Are Nevada hospitals prepared for COVID-19?

On Wednesday, Dr. Brian Monahan, the physician for the United States Congress, predicted about one-third of Americans could be infected by the new coronavirus...
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The census is counting on you. Don’t let them down.

This week marked the kickoff of the census, the decennial counting of humans aged zero to however-old-the-oldest-person-is.Here’s what you need to know: What to expect The...
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Sisolak declares state of emergency, says ‘we are looking at all options’

In order to take further precautions following 11 presumptive and confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nevada, Gov. Steve Sisolak declared a state of emergency...
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Another three cases of COVID-19 reported by SNHD

The total number of cases of COVID-19 reported in Southern Nevada is now eight.  Seven of those cases are presumptive positive and one has...
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Three new COVID-19 cases reported in Las Vegas

A New York woman who attended the Women of Power Summit at The Mirage on March 5 has tested presumptive positive for COVID-19 and...

In times like these, Nevada’s mining tax looks especially irresponsible

Prediction! The entire Las Vegas tourism industry will not dry up and blow away like so much development-stirred particulate matter that makes our sunsets...
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Congress rebukes Trump’s bid to slash CDC funding amid outbreak

WASHINGTON — U.S. House lawmakers resoundingly rebuffed a Trump administration request to cut funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amid the...
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Economic impacts of COVID-19 likely to hit low-income workers hardest

The impacts of COVID-19 and the associated economic fallout are likely to hit Nevada's low-income population especially hard.“They are often uninsured or underinsured so...

Coronavirus throws economy into turmoil

The health of the global economy is deteriorating, and as is the case with the mysterious virus infecting states and nations in domino fashion,...


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