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COVID-19 disrupts vacation rental market 

With the world at a virtual standstill, now is not the best time to own a vacation rental. Short-term rental hosts are reeling from...
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Anxiety builds as small business owners wait for relief funds

Financial relief was supposed to come in three days.Instead, some Nevadans say weeks have passed since they filled out their application for an economic...
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Corrections chief confident all is well despite zero tests of inmates

(Ed. note: After this story was published April 14, the Department of Corrections said that Director Charles Daniels "spoke in error" while answering questions...
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Nevada senators urge Scalia to revise ‘narrow’ approach to unemployment benefits

Nevadans Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are among three dozen Democratic U.S. senators urging Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia to stop misinterpreting congressional intent...
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Immigrant workers left behind by government aid efforts

Donis Hernandez, works in construction, an industry Gov. Steve Sisolak deemed essential during the coronavirus-related shutdown in Nevada. While Hernandez is grateful to still...
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Pandemic highlights gaps in internet access

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are urging congressional leaders to prioritize emergency funding for high-speed internet access in upcoming coronavirus relief legislation.More than two dozen lawmakers,...
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Attorneys, advocates call out slow response in dealing with inmates during pandemic

It has been one obstacle after another for David Kessler as he fights to get his girlfriend, who is three months pregnant, out of...
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Curve may be flattening in Southern Nevada, officials hope peak is ‘sooner rather than...

The good news - social distancing is working. The curve may be flattening and the peak of COVID-19 hospitalizations is moving farther away in...
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State hires a call center to help handle unemployment claims

As of Friday morning, there weren't any phone numbers for it yet.But overwhelmed by an unprecedented number of unemployment claim applications, the state has...
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Virtual representation: Nevada’s members of Congress adjust to pandemic life

WASHINGTON —  Near-constant phone calls. Zoom meetings. Internet town halls. Empty flights to Washington. A lot of handwashing. This is the new normal for Nevada’s...

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