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Mitch Kelly
January 12, 2021 - 5:40 am
More than 5,500 Southern Nevadans who are in arrears in their payments to Southwest Gas due to the loss of employment or other economic effects stemming from the pandemic have had their bills paid for by Clark County with the use of federal CARES Act funding.
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Sheldon Adelson
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Mitch Kelly
January 12, 2021 - 5:27 am
Sheldon Adelson, the Chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands, and the publisher of the Last Vegas Review Journal newspaper, has died at the age of 87.
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Nevada state Sen. Yvanna D. Cancela (D-Las Vegas) speaks with an attendee during a Democratic canvass kickoff with former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams as she campaigns for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris at Bruce Trent Park on October 24, 202
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Associated Press
January 12, 2021 - 5:18 am
A Nevada state legislator announced she is resigning her Senate seat to join the Biden administration.
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Associated Press
January 12, 2021 - 5:11 am
Las Vegas Raiders player Josh Jacobs won’t face a driving under the influence charge in his single-vehicle crash last week near McCarran International Airport, authorities said Monday.
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Syringes with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are placed in a tray on a table as vaccinations are given out at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada on December 16, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Associated Press
January 12, 2021 - 5:05 am
Roughly two-thirds of the COVID-19 vaccines that Nevada has received from the federal government remain in vials.
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Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak speaks during a press conference in the Nevada State Legislature Building in Carson City on June 24, 2020.
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Paul Ihander
January 11, 2021 - 6:05 pm
Nevada will extend the state's COVID-19 activities pause into February and move away from the current tiered vaccination plan.
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Exterior view of the WalMart logo
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Mitch Kelly
January 11, 2021 - 7:53 am
The Walmart Super Center located near McCarran Airport is closed for what the company calls “routine COVID-19 sanitation cleaning.”
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national Guard in place for coronavirus testing at UNLV's Stan Fulton Building on 11-230-20
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Mitch Kelly
January 11, 2021 - 5:57 am
Some changes are coming to the ways Covid-19 testing will be done and processed in southern Nevada.
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 Vehicle traffic on Tropicana Avenue passes by MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip amid the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) on August 28, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Mitch Kelly
January 11, 2021 - 5:38 am
MGM Resorts will be be furloughing 140 management positions, effective on Monday.
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VThe CES logo is displayed during CES 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 7, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Mitch Kelly
January 11, 2021 - 5:36 am
While we're all hoping that 2021 brings us more properous times than 2020, a big convention that was supposed to begin on Monday is a reminder that Las Vegas still has a ways to go before getting back to pre-pandemic normalcy.
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