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Mitch Kelly
October 19, 2020 - 6:33 am
On Wednesday, Governor Steve Sisolak announced details for a new $20 million grant program aimed at helping small businesses and non-profit organizations that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Coronavirus Infected Swab Test Sample in Doctor Hands. COVID-19 Epidemic and Virus Outbreak.
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Associated Press
October 15, 2020 - 4:30 am
U.S. diplomats and security officials privately warned the state of Nevada not to use Chinese-made coronavirus test kits donated by the United Arab Emirates over concerns about patient privacy, test accuracy and Chinese government involvement, documents obtained by The Associated Press show.
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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
October 09, 2020 - 5:30 am
The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation says that it's still working to address technical difficulties with the transfer of the phone lines.
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Democratic Nevada Senate Majority Leader and candidate for Nevada attorney general Aaron D. Ford (D-Las Vegas) speaks during a get-out-the-vote rally featuring former U.S. President Barack Obama
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Associated Press
October 02, 2020 - 5:08 am
Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford said Thursday he is worried about the possibility of voter intimidation after President Donald Trump implored supporters to “watch very carefully” at the polls. State prosecutors plan strict enforcement, Ford said in an interview.
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Picture of New Zealand paraglider James "Kiwi" Johnston
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Associated Press
September 22, 2020 - 9:00 am
The body of a well known paraglider from New Zealand has been recovered from a mountainous site in a remote part of Nevada, a sheriff said Monday.
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Associated Press
September 03, 2020 - 8:50 am
Nevada will vote this November on whether to repeal a same-sex marriage ban from the state's constitution.
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Blood samples in sample tube with label COVID 19 and judges gavel. Quarantine and law against covid-19.
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Associated Press
August 06, 2020 - 5:08 am
Nevada lawmakers voted to shield certain industries from coronavirus-related legal liability and require hotels and casinos to enact worker protection measures after days of complicated negotiations with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s office and the state’s most powerful labor and business interests.
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The Democrat Donkey vs. The Republican Elephant
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Associated Press
August 05, 2020 - 7:09 am
More Nevadans registered as Republicans last month than Democrats, according to new numbers released by the state elections office.
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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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Associated Press
June 26, 2020 - 4:23 am
Nevada lawmakers painstakingly approved millions of dollars of unforeseen virus-related spending, reluctantly slashed millions in funding and cancelled plans for previously green-lighted projects in a marathon eight-hour meeting Thursday as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the state’s...
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