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Exterior photo of the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino June 30, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Mitch Kelly
April 22, 2020 - 7:16 am
As tens of thousands of furloughed casino workers wait for Governor Steve Sisolak to loosen restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, the new CEO of MGM Resorts International released a video talking about his company's plans for a post-COVID-19 workplace.
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Associated Press
April 20, 2020 - 9:19 am
The agency promoting tourism in Las Vegas is quickly re-doing its budget, with coronavirus casino closures and business shutdowns projected to result in a two-thirds cut in hotel room tax funding for the fiscal year starting July 1.
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 A parade of cars honk horns and show support for President Trump during a 'Hazardous Liberty! Defend the Constitution!' rally to protest the stay-at-home order, at the Capitol building on April 19, 2020 in Olympia, Washington
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The Alan Stock Answer
April 20, 2020 - 9:10 am
On today's "Answer", Alan breaks down down the President's 3 phases to re-start the American economy and lets us know if he thinks it's time to be open for business.
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Unemployment insurance form and clipboard on a desk.
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Associated Press
April 16, 2020 - 8:51 am
More than 60,000 Nevada residents filed unemployment claims last week, bringing to more than 300,000 the number of out-of-work people seeking benefit checks since casinos and businesses closed in mid-March amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to federal figures.
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Logo for the Nevada Department Of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation
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Mitch Kelly
April 16, 2020 - 5:56 am
Close to 300,000 people have filed unemployment claims with the Nevada's Department Of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) since Governor Sisolak ordered non-esstential businesses and casinos closed in mid March to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
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A normally busy Main Street is deserted as the small businesses that line the business district remain closed after the governor instituted a shelter-in-place order in an attempt to curtail the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 24, 2020 in Roc
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Mitch Kelly
April 15, 2020 - 9:23 am
It's been almost a month since Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak ordered casinos and all 'non-essential' businesses closed in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
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American One Hundred Dollar Bill with surgical mask. Protection from Coronavirus on economy.
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Mitch Kelly
April 13, 2020 - 5:49 am
Residents in Nevada can expect their coronavirus relief money soon if they haven't already gotten it.
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People wait in line for a job fair at a United Parcel Service (UPS) facility on November 01, 2019 in New York City.
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Mitch Kelly
April 10, 2020 - 7:20 am
It's hard to drive any distance without seeing the effects of the coronavirus pandemic around Las Vegas. Shuttered shops, boarded up restauruants and evey casino closed down.
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Unemployment insurance form and clipboard on a desk.
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Mitch Kelly
April 10, 2020 - 6:05 am
The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation says it has tripled its staff to meet the unprecented demand for benefits for those fired or furloughed because of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
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Nearly 245,000 people have filed for unemployment in Nevada since casinos and other businesses closed in mid-March to keep people from congregating and spreading the new coronavirus, according to U.S, Department of Labor figures posted Thursday. 
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Associated Press
April 09, 2020 - 9:02 am
Nearly 245,000 people have filed for unemployment in Nevada since casinos and other businesses closed in mid-March to keep people from congregating and spreading the new coronavirus, according to U.S, Department of Labor figures posted Thursday.
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