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State launches coronavirus testing program at correctional facilities

The Department of Health and Human Service announced Friday it's using $10 million of coronavirus relief funds to contract with Quest Diagnostics to provide...

‘No outrage. No concern. No action. Just more silence.’

“Do we care about the lives of incarcerated people?” The question, which was asked Thursday by Leslie Turner with the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada’s...
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‘Limping through’ until vaccine comes isn’t an option, Sisolak says

It’s too early to know if Gov. Steve Sisolak’s Stay at Home 2.0 mitigation strategy, announced a week ago, is working, according to state...
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Suicides among youth, adults not up in Nevada during pandemic

When Clark County School Superintendent Jesus Jara argued in a Las Vegas Review-Journal op-ed for reopening schools closed because of COVID, he cited 11...
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Why distributing a vaccine in Nevada will be ‘extraordinarily difficult’

Nevada and other states are working through a complex set of problems to ensure the COVID-19 vaccine is distributed quickly and effectively when it...

Stress on food bank persists, but federal help is winding down

While the spread of the coronavirus in Nevada is accelerating, another crisis shows no signs of slowing either – the number of people experiencing...

Youths describe Covid’s disruption of housing, work, income

Taisacan Hall should have been excited about moving into her first apartment in the spring. She's a former client of Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth,...
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Gov. Sisolak tests positive for COVID

Gov. Steve Sisolak has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a release Friday afternoon that says the result was detected as part of routine...
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Families of incarcerated call for action, transparency as Covid cases soar

Update: After this story was published, the Nevada Department of Corrections announced in a press release late Friday afternoon that 424 of the 525...
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UNLV wants in-person courses to go remote for rest of semester

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is asking instructors teaching in-person courses to move to online instruction for the remainder of the semester amid...

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