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An entrance area to Disneyland stands empty on September 30, 2020 in Anaheim, California. Disney is laying off 28,000 workers amid the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on theme parks.
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Associated Press
October 21, 2020 - 5:53 am
California will let fans back in outdoor stadiums for pro sporting events in counties with low coronavirus infection rates but isn't ready to allow Disneyland and other major theme parks to reopen, the state's top health official said Tuesday.
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Red Rock Casino floor on 6-4-20
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Mitch Kelly
September 30, 2020 - 8:11 am
Nevada casinos continue to rebound ever so slightly, as new numbers from the Nevada Gaming Control Board indicate.
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Las Vegas with an Air Quality Advisory
Clark County Nevada
Mitch Kelly
September 25, 2020 - 5:49 am
The Clark County Department of Environment and Sustainability (DES) is extending its current smoke advisory through Monday due to regional wildfire smoke persisting in the southwestern U.S., including southern Nevada. The smoke affects visibility and higher particulate levels at the surface.
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Las Vegas with an Air Quality Advisory
Clark County Nevada
Mitch Kelly
September 24, 2020 - 2:00 pm
The Clark County Department of Environment and Sustainability (DES) is extending its smoke advisory again, through September 28, due to regional wildfire smoke persisting in the southwestern U.S., including southern Nevada.
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Distant view of the Virgin Mountain Fire in Mesquite on 9-22-20
Bureau Of Land Management
Mitch Kelly
September 24, 2020 - 5:28 am
A wildfire burning about 15 miles south of Mesquite is down to around half of its original estimate.
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 Depressed lonely little girl with face mask looking through the window during quarantine.
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Mitch Kelly
September 15, 2020 - 6:46 am
All states have at least partially reopened after keeping non-essential businesses closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the U.S. is still far from a full reopening.
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Remnants of homes, cars, bicycles and street signs litter the path left by the Creek Fire in Big Creek, Calif., on Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2020.
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Mitch Kelly
September 10, 2020 - 6:40 am
The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest will temporarily close all lands, including backcountry and wilderness areas, located in California on the Carson and Bridgeport Ranger Districts starting at 8 a.m. on Thursday, September 10th.
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power lines, sun
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Associated Press
September 07, 2020 - 6:55 am
Utility company NV Energy was urging customers in Nevada to conserve energy between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Sunday to offset high demand amid record-breaking heat in the West.
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Associated Press
August 26, 2020 - 5:34 am
The death of a California woman last November stemmed from wounds she received in the Las Vegas mass shooting in 2017, a coroner has determined.
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The shell of a burned-out car along Pleasant Valley Road near Winters, CA.
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Associated Press
August 26, 2020 - 5:28 am
Firefighters hard-pressed by some of the largest wildfires in California history scrambled Wednesday to take advantage of cooler weather and an influx of aid as they carved and burned containment lines around the flames.
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