Nevada

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak speaks during a news conference on the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on March 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Associated Press
June 15, 2020 - 5:18 am
With more casinos and businesses reopening and health officials charting a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases, Nevada lawmakers on Friday approved Gov. Steve Sisolak’s plan to plug an $812 million budget deficit blamed on the pandemic.
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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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June 15, 2020 - 5:04 am
A rural Nevada church is trying to renew its unsuccessful bid to strike down the state’s cap on the size of religious gatherings, arguing failure to enforce social-distancing guidelines in voter lines during Tuesday’s primary election was further proof churches are being singled out in violation of...
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Unemployment insurance form and clipboard on a desk.
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Mitch Kelly
June 12, 2020 - 9:17 am
Finalized data from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) show initial claims for unemployment insurance totaled 10,748 for the week ending June 6, down 589 claims, or 5.2 percent compared to last week’s total of 11,337.
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Harlequins Rugby player Rob Buchanan works out during a gym session at 24 Hour Fitness on August 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California
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Mitch Kelly
June 12, 2020 - 7:40 am
The 24-Hour Fitness chain announced Thursday that many of its locations would not be reopening following the extended closure imposed in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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Associated Press
June 12, 2020 - 6:54 am
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says his pancreatic cancer is in remission after he had an experimental treatment aimed at helping his immune system fight the disease.
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Mitch Kelly
June 12, 2020 - 5:33 am
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak HAS announced that he placed a resolution for consideration on the Board of Pardons Commissioners agenda next week to provide relief to tens of thousands of people who were previously convicted for possession of small amounts of marijuana.
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A helper of local doctor Volker Eissing assists and register a swab sample for coronavirus testing at Eissing's temporary office located in a container on March 23, 2020
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Associated Press
June 12, 2020 - 5:12 am
Nevada health officials are closely monitoring a recent uptick in confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, including the biggest one-day increase to date in the Reno area reported Thursday, but the state’s response director isn’t yet convinced a second wave of the coronavirus outbreak has arrived.
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Associated Press
June 12, 2020 - 5:06 am
Members of the Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee were expected to convene Friday morning to consider Gov. Steve Sisolak’s proposal to cut $116 million in immediate spending from the state budget amid the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent economic fallout.
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Paul Ihander
June 11, 2020 - 12:22 pm
Monthly one-day furloughs and a merit pay freeze are part of the plan to get Nevada ready for a massive budget shortfall.
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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
June 11, 2020 - 7:05 am
Clark County, in collaboration with the Southern Nevada Health District and Community Ambulance, will offer free COVID-19 testing for residents of Sandy Valley and Goodsprings on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Sandy Valley Community Center.
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