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School’s out: Sisolak shuts down all K-12 schools

All Nevada K-12 schools will be closed until at least April 6, Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Sunday.The governor stressed the decision was “difficult” and...
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Sisolak imposes social distancing in casinos: “We don’t know what we’re dealing with”

Nevada casinos that choose to remain open during the COVID-19 outbreak will be subject to new requirements aimed at “social distancing” and reducing the...
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Wynn, Encore first Las Vegas resorts to close because of virus

Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox announced to employees today that Wynn Las Vegas and Encore will close to the public at 6 p.m. on...
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Nevada must also act to ‘mitigate and contain’ the economic pain

MGM wasn’t saying how many, as of Saturday, but it is laying people off. The largest employer in the state’s largest industry won't be...
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House passes coronavirus response bill; Trump urges Senate to do the same

The U.S. House early Saturday morning approved an emergency stimulus package to combat the coronavirus pandemic after President Donald Trump signaled his support for...
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Power company, water district say they’ll give people a break

NV Energy announced on Friday that it would suspend service shutoffs.  The electric utility will waive late fees and deposits for customers who experience...
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Health officials report eight new cases of COVID-19 in Southern Nevada

Health officials in Southern Nevada announced eight new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday. In two weeks Southern Nevada has gone from no...
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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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