Virus Outbreak

Attendees pose by a SEMA sign at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Mitch Kelly
August 06, 2020 - 6:52 am
The coronavirus pandemic has cost Las Vegas another huge convention.
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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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Associated Press
August 05, 2020 - 6:13 am
Nevada lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday to expand eligibility for unemployment benefits to workers who decide returning to their jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic is too risky.
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Defaulting renter with facemask receives letter giving notice of eviction from home on wooden table
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Associated Press
August 04, 2020 - 5:03 am
Nevada lawmakers passed a bill on Monday to provide renters additional means to fight evictions outside traditional court hearings once the state’s eviction moratorium is lifted on September 1.
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Mitch Kelly
August 03, 2020 - 5:26 am
The Electric Daisy Carnival has canceled its October makeup date at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
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Unemployment insurance form and clipboard on a desk.
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Associated Press
August 03, 2020 - 5:14 am
Nevada officials said Friday that unemployment statewide has risen again to 24.9%, with a wave of more than 18,000 people filing initial claims for benefits last week during an ongoing economic slump following mid-March coronavirus closures.
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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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Unemployment insurance form and clipboard on a desk.
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Associated Press
July 21, 2020 - 5:15 am
A Nevada judge said Monday the state unemployment office has to begin paying pandemic relief benefits to out-of-work gig and independent workers who haven’t completely stopped working and were cut off from receiving payments.
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Associated Press
July 17, 2020 - 5:07 am
After a week of mostly behind-the-scenes discussions, the Nevada Legislature’s emergency special session grew contentious Thursday during middle-of-the-night sparring over a proposal to cap tax deductions for mining businesses that stalled hours after it was introduced.
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Nevada Betting On Health Safety As Las Vegas Casinos Reopen
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Associated Press
July 17, 2020 - 5:01 am
At least 123 visitors to Nevada tested positive for the coronavirus while visiting the state in recent weeks or shortly after returning home, according to state health data.
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