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Mitch Kelly
July 27, 2020 - 7:04 am
Schools across Nevada are less than a month away from restarting and a new study from the financial website WalletHub shows the state has a lot of work to do to shore up its education system.
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FILE - This March 16, 2020 file photo shows vials used by pharmacists to prepare syringes used on the first day of a first-stage safety study clinical trial of the potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. The world's biggest COVID-19 vaccine test got underway Monday, July 27 with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers. The experimental vaccine is made by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., and it's one of several candidates in the final stretch of the global vaccine race. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Associated Press
July 27, 2020 - 6:47 am
The world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccine study got underway Monday with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers helping to test shots created by the U.S. government -- one of several candidates in the final stretch of the global vaccine race. There’s still no guarantee that the experimental vaccine,...
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Overhead shot of the Mahogany Fire from 6-28-20
Humboldt-Toiyabe NF
Mitch Kelly
July 27, 2020 - 6:40 am
The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (SMNRA) on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest has assembled a Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team to address safety concerns and recommend emergency treatments on National Forest System (NFS) lands recently burned during the Mahogany Fire.
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Screenshot of suspects wanted in a stabbing on 7-26-20
LVMPD
Mitch Kelly
July 27, 2020 - 6:04 am
Las Vegas Metro Police are asking for help to find a pair of suspects wanted in a downtown stabbing that occured over the weekend.
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Sections of seating are cordoned off with caution tape during a service at the International Church of Las Vegas on May 31, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Associated Press
July 27, 2020 - 5:32 am
A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court denied a rural Nevada church’s request late Friday to strike down as unconstitutional a 50-person cap on worship services as part of the state’s ongoing response to the coronavirus.
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Crews work to put out the Cottonwood Fire burning near Goodsprings on 7-20-20
Humboldt-Toiyabe NF
Mitch Kelly
July 27, 2020 - 5:15 am
The Cottonwood Fire burning south of Las Vegas is now at 97 percent containment.
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A vehicle drives by a sign at the State of Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) as the coronavirus continues to spread on April 28, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Mitch Kelly
July 27, 2020 - 5:07 am
Finalized data from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) show initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) totaled 15,548 for the week ending July 18, up 882 claims, or 6.0 percent, compared to last week’s total of 14,666.
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Epidemic concept COVID-19. Coronavirus Test Station. Medical worker in full protective gear takes sample from patient at a COVID-19 drive-thru test site.
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Mitch Kelly
July 25, 2020 - 5:23 am
Clark County, in collaboration with the Southern Nevada Health District, the Clark County School District, Guardian Elite Medical Services, and Community Ambulance will offer free COVID-19 at several east-side schools, with the goal of increasing coronavirus awareness in the Latino Community
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Johnny Lopez
July 24, 2020 - 5:52 pm
A man drowned after throwing himself into the fountains at the Bellagio Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas on Friday. The victim was said to be a “local transient.”Read more below.
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Mitch Kelly
July 24, 2020 - 9:39 am
What were hoped to be temporary furloughs have turned into permanent layoffs for one Las Vegas cab company.
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