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Health May 31Mobile vaccination units hit tiny U.S. towns to boost immunity
Doctors and nurses are staffing mobile clinics throughout the U.S. to ensure people in tiny towns and far-flung rural areas can get vaccinated.
Arts Apr 27Burning Man cancels 2021 festival in northern Nevada desert
The San Francisco-based group posted a video on its website that said there are too many uncertainties to resolve in time to hold the event as scheduled Aug. 26 to Sept. 3 in the Black Rock Desert 100 miles north…
Politics Sep 12Trump looks west, eyeing new paths to White House
Pushing for new roads to reelection, President Donald Trump is going on the offense this weekend in Nevada, which hasn’t supported a Republican presidential candidate since 2004.
Science May 11Biggest U.S. solar project approved in Nevada despite critics
The Trump administration has approved the largest solar energy project in the U.S. and one of the biggest in the world despite objections from conservationists who say it will destroy thousands of acres of habitat critical to the survival of…
Economy Mar 17Nevada to close casinos, businesses and ban dining out
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered casinos and other non-essential businesses like bars, movie theaters and gyms, to close starting noon Wednesday to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
Nation Apr 03Federal agency warns Burning Man organizers about threat of terrorism
Group leaders say the Bureau of Land Management's proposed stipulations for a new 10-year special use permit would for the first time require certified building inspections, maintenance of a county road and air quality mitigation that could raise their costs…
Politics Jun 25Sessions defends Trump administration’s immigration policies
While hundreds of protesters rallied outside, Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended the Trump administration's immigration policies Monday in a speech, calling on Congress to act and asserting that many children were brought to the border by violent gang members.
Nation May 25Wild horses could be sold for slaughter in Trump budget plan
President Donald Trump's budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the U.S. West without the requirement that buyers guarantee the animals won't be resold for slaughter.