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Nevada colleges planning COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students

In a course reversal, the Nevada System of Higher Education announced Thursday it is planning to mandate vaccination, with “some limited exceptions” and several contingencies.

Sisolak provides update on state’s economic recovery

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday touted the efforts undertaken during to the COVID-19 crisis to mitigate its economic impacts on Nevada.

See those lights in the sky? More could be coming.

Sky watchers got their fill of objects in the sky after the launch of dozens of communications satellites Tuesday.

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Vaccine eligibility expands in Nevada

All Nevadans 16 and older will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday.

45M grasshoppers swarmed Las Vegas in 2019. Now we know why.

At the peak of the great Las Vegas grasshopper infestation of 2019, bright city lights drew more than 45 million of the insects into the valley, according to a study published Wednesday.

Legalized gambling in Nevada marks 90 years

Although gambling has been around much longer, brought to the Silver State by prospectors seeking their mining fortunes, legal gaming got its official start in 1931.

Sisolak outlines Nevada recovery in biennial speech

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday laid out five economic development and recovery initiatives for a post-pandemic Nevada.

UNLV retiring Hey Reb! mascot

UNLV is retiring the Hey Reb! mascot, but retaining its Rebels nickname, university president E. Keith Whitfield announced Tuesday afternoon.

Sisolak announces vaccination guideline revisions

“Our primary goal is to ensure we don’t let any doses go to waste. We want to maximize every dose that comes into the state — and avoid expired or unused doses,” he said.

Sheldon Adelson remembered as ‘a true American patriot’

Politicians and others recalled his love of country as well as his philanthropy a day after the chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp. died at age 87.

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