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Pandemic exposes low-wage nature of Nevada’s last recovery

The industries Nevada is known for are also the industries where workers are most likely to receive more money from their unemployment benefits than...
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‘Vegas is back!’ says social media. Not really, says Gaming Control Board.

Videos of go-go dancers wearing face-shields and unmasked crowds of people intermingling between slot machines quickly made rounds on social media last weekend as...
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Casino, hotel employees to test waters as state government stays closed

As hotel and casino workers don masks and gloves to face what industry insiders and government officials hope will be a socially-distanced onslaught of...
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DETR to upgrade phone system, but still can’t say when they’ll answer your call

Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation wants everyone to know they will get to your claims "in the order in which they were...
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Las Vegas Lounge, a safe haven for trans patrons, falls to the crisis

After a rather slow couple months at the Las Vegas Lounge, Jennifer Hallie could sense things were about to turn around after the Valentine’s...
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Sisolak announces details of Phase Two reopening after initial delay

Nevada’s advancement to Phase Two of the state’s reopening got off to an inauspicious start when Gov. Steve Sisolak cancelled an in-person news conference...
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The summer heat is coming as Nevadans struggle to pay cooling bills

WASHINGTON — In Nevada, access to air conditioning can be a matter of life and death.The desert heat could be even deadlier this summer,...
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Stadium Authority has ‘significant balance to weather even this storm’ 

“We will be able to make our bond payments and that will continue to be the case,” Steve Hill, chairman of the Stadium Authority...
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Industry watchers predict surge in payday lending

Economically Southern Nevada has become one of the hardest hit metros in the entire country due to the state's dependency on the leisure and...
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Legal aid center expects budget to be halved as demand more than triples

The economic damage inflicted by the pandemic will have long-lasting effects on people's finances and could increase the likelihood for many to face evictions...

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