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 2021-03-02 22:01 

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GOP lawmakers call for hearing on 'cancel culture'...

WASHINGTON (SBG) — Tuesday, March 2, 2021: the birthday of famous children's author Dr. Seuss and also "Read Across America Day. " Caption: (Video: Sinclair Broadcast Group) It's also the day the company that controls his books and c...

 2021-03-02 21:58 

KTNV-TV

Las Vegas police: Man on house arrest found dead at home...

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says patrol officers responded to a home in the 4500 block of Chieftain Street for a report of a deceased male on Monday morning....

 2021-03-02 21:56 

Las Vegas Sun

White House: Merck to help produce rival J&J's vaccine...

Drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson's newly approved coronavirus vaccine in an effort to expand supply more ......

 2021-03-02 21:53 

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Nevada sees slight increase in voter registration...

Nevada saw a slight increase in registered voters in February when more voters signed up as nonpartisan than with any political party. New numbers from the Nevada Secretary of State's Office on Monday show the number of registered voters grew by 8,170...

 2021-03-02 21:53 

KLAS 8 News Now

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Biden: Enough COVID-19 vaccine doses for every adult by end of May...

President Joe Biden Tuesday announced the U.S. is on track to have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses for every adult by the end of May....

 2021-03-02 21:52 

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Historical remains found during construction reburied in NYC...

NEW YORK (AP) — Human remains of early New Yorkers that were discovered during construction in and around Washington Square Park were reinterred inside the park on Tuesday, New York City officials announced. The remains, uncovered during constructio...

 2021-03-02 21:50 

KLAS 8 News Now

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NEW: Nevada reports 10 COVID-19 deaths, 7.3% test positivity rate...

Nevada's COVID-19 test positivity rate continued its fall since dropping under 8% on Friday, according to data released on Tuesday....

 2021-03-02 21:48 

KLAS 8 News Now

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National report shows 82% decline in nursing home COVID-19 cases...

An encouraging report about the decline of COVID-19 cases in nursing homes nationwide shows an 82% decline in new cases among residents since the peak during the week of Dec. 20, 2020....

 2021-03-02 21:47 

KLAS 8 News Now

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Top 10 for COVID-19 cases: Southern Nevada's nursing, assisted living and rehab hospitals...

A year after COVID-19 appeared in Southern Nevada, more than half of Nevada's skilled nursing facility residents have tested positive for the virus, according to information from the Departme......

 2021-03-02 21:46 

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Dolly Parton gets vaccinated for COVID-19 with a 'dose of her own medicine'...

Dolly Parton has now received her COVID-19 vaccination. The country legend shared a photo of herself getting the Moderna shot at what appears to be Vanderbilt. "Dolly gets a dose of her own medicine," the tweet said. A $1 million donation made by ...

 2021-03-02 21:42 

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Republican resistance to COVID vaccines reflects partisan divide over pandemic...

The authorization of a third coronavirus vaccine that is easier to store and requires only one shot could rapidly accelerate inoculation in the United States, but a growing partisan divide over acceptance of the vaccines could imperil the nation's pat...

 2021-03-02 21:40 

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Biden directs states to prioritize vaccinating all teachers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is directing states to prioritize vaccinating all teachers during the month of March, and announced that the federal government will help in the effort through its partnership with retail pharmacies. Biden said ...

 2021-03-02 21:36 

KTNV-TV

City of North Las Vegas celebrates Women's History Month...

The City of North Las Vegas is celebrating Women's History Month all through March with a social media campaign filled with fun facts, poetry and highlights of notable women from North Las Vegas and across the world....

 2021-03-02 21:32 

KSNV

Nevada county passes resolution against governing power for tech firms...

The rural Nevada county where a blockchain technology firm wants to form a jurisdiction with governmental powers passed a resolution against ceding control over local decision-making but left the door open to working with the company on its bid to build a...

 2021-03-02 21:32 

Las Vegas Sun

Conservative group pushes proposals to tighten voting laws...

As Donald Trump made false allegations about voting fraud and tried to overturn the will of the people in last year's election, one of his chief allies was conspicuously silent. The Honest Elections Project, a ......

 2021-03-02 21:28 

KLAS 8 News Now

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VIDEO: Nuevas imgenes muestran a Lesly Palacio viva y a los acusados intentando limpiar la escena del crimen...

La evidencia presentada ante un juez el mes pasado muestra a Erick Rangel-Ibarra de 25 aos y Jos Rangel de 46, arrastrando el cuerpo de Lesly Palacio en agosto, alegaron los fiscales, segn los e......

 2021-03-02 21:26 

KLAS 8 News Now

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Museum display features quilts inspired by Nevada photographs...

Museum display features quilts inspired by Nevada photographs...

 2021-03-02 21:24 

KTNV-TV

Winners of SNV Urban Micro Academy Student Contest announced...

Students at the City of North Las Vegas' Southern Nevada Urban Micro Academy (SNUMA) were encouraged to select influential leaders in the African American community to feature in a series of presentations all month long discussing their story and why ...

 2021-03-02 21:23 

KLAS 8 News Now

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I-Team: Missing Las Vegas man found dead several days after crash, sheriff says...

A Las Vegas man reported missing was found dead outside of his car, which had been involved in a crash, officials told the I-Team....

 2021-03-02 21:21 

KLAS 8 News Now

[ Las Vegas ]

Lacrosse reclassified as 'minimal-contact' sport, allowed to resume...

Lacrosse has been reclassified as a "minimal-contact sport," opening the possibility of practices, games and competitions under Nevada's COVID-19 regulations....

 2021-03-02 21:21 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Nevada county passes resolution against Innovation Zones...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The rural Nevada county where a blockchain technology firm wants to form a jurisdiction with governmental powers passed a resolution against ceding control over local decision-making but left the door open to working with th...

 2021-03-02 21:21 

Las Vegas Sun

Nevada Democrats re-introduce push to block Yucca Mountain...

Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada is reviving a push to block the creation of a national nuclear-waste dump at Yucca Mountain. Cortez Masto, Nevada's other ......

 2021-03-02 21:19 

Las Vegas Sun

Biden plan to distribute virus aid irks some governors...

The Biden administration's plan to funnel more coronavirus aid into states with greater unemployment has irked governors with lower jobless rates, even though many have ......

 2021-03-02 21:17 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

Cortez Masto re-introduces plan to block Yucca Mountain nuclear dump...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada is reviving a push to block the creation of a national nuclear-waste dump at Yucca Mountain. Cortez Masto, Nevada's other Democratic Sen. Jacky Rosen and the state's three Dem...

 2021-03-02 21:16 

KTNV-TV

Retired Connecticut state trooper dies after altercation on Las Vegas Strip...

A retired Connecticut state trooper has passed away after an altercation took place over the previous weekend on the Las Vegas Strip....

 2021-03-02 21:05 

KSNV

Six scrutinized Dr. Seuss books will no longer be produced...

WASHINGTON (SBG) Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced this week that they are discontinuing the publication of six children's books for having "racial overtones. " The announced change drew outrage from parents and conservatives, but praise from pr...

 2021-03-02 21:02 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Noah Gragson says slower Xfinity driver still an (idiot)...

Noah Gragson was speeding toward an apparent victory in Saturday's Xfinity Series race when a slower car cut a tire and veered toward the wall, crashing out the Las Vegas driver....

 2021-03-02 20:57 

KSNV

A look at how the Biden administration is handling immigration...

WASHINGTON (SBG) It will be a daunting test for the Biden administration: how to handle the thousands of migrants arriving at the U. S. border. Caption: A look at how the Biden administration is handling immigration (SBG) Nearly 7,500 families were taken ...

 2021-03-02 20:56 

KLAS 8 News Now

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New $24M Smith's Marketplace in Henderson will create 275 jobs...

New retail center in Henderson to feature $24M Smith's Marketplace, create 275 jobs...

 2021-03-02 20:54 

KSNV

Michael Boychuck's Salon at the Stirling Club is pampering local heroes...

One luxury salon on the Strip is rewarding local heroes with a day of pampering. Nominate friends and family to receive a makeover at Michael Boychuck's Salon at The Stirling Club. Three winners will be selected each month, one from each category: hea...

 2021-03-02 20:51 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas' Plaza hotel to hold NCAA tournament viewing parties...

The Plaza in downtown Las Vegas will once again host its annual "March Mania" viewing parties for the NCAA's championship tournament, according to a release....

 2021-03-02 20:47 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Raiders, SafeNest partner on domestic violence education...

"When we first announced we were moving here, we knew we were going to bring this issue of importance with us," said Marc Badain, president of the Raiders....

 2021-03-02 20:47 

KRXI

[ FOX Reno ]

El Dorado County moves to red tier, limited indoor dining and gatherings allowed...

Starting Wednesday, March 3, El Dorado County will move to the red tier, opening up the doors to some services and activities for residents. "We're very happy about the news that El Dorado County will move from the most restrictive purple tier whe...

 2021-03-02 20:44 

KSNV

75 ex-top prosecutors endorse Biden's pick for associate AG...

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 75 former U. S. attorneys are throwing their support behind President Joe Biden's nominee for associate attorney general and urging congressional leaders to quickly confirm her to the post. Vanita Gupta has been nomin...

 2021-03-02 20:42 

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Clark County condemns predator hunting contests in commission vote...

Clark County commissioners have condemned predator hunting contests in Nevada and called on state officials to ban the practice. The Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of a resolution that urges the Nevada Department of Wildlife to ...

 2021-03-02 20:41 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Wynn Resorts signs partnership deal with NBA's Detroit Pistons...

After negotiating a partnership with the Memphis Grizzlies last month, Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts has a new deal with Detroit's NBA franchise....

 2021-03-02 20:37 

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Utah legislator says Trump's 'America First' slogan is 'code for white supremacists'...

DAVIS COUNTY, Utah (KUTV) A Utah Democrat who unsuccessfully ran for a seat in the Utah House of Representatives in 2020 says a pro-Trump slogan trending online is actually "code for racist followers. "Cheryl Nunn has tweeted multiple times about ...

 2021-03-02 20:37 

KTNV-TV

Ethel M Chocolates unveils NASCAR Paint Scheme, donates to Three Square Food Bank...

The craft chocolate division of Mars Wrigley unveiled the brand's very first paint scheme that will be featured on fellow Las Vegas native Kyle Busch's No.18 Toyota Camry during the NASCAR Cup Series race on March 7 in Las Vegas....

 2021-03-02 20:32 

KLAS 8 News Now

[ Las Vegas ]

Texas will end mask mandate, allow businesses to reopen '100%'...

Texas is lifting its mask mandate, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday, making it the largest state to end an order intended to reduce the spread of the coronavirus that has killed more than 42,000 Texan......

 2021-03-02 20:23 

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Kayleigh McEnany signs on as Fox News contributor...

NEW YORK (AP) — As widely anticipated, Fox News said Tuesday that it had signed former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany as a contributor to offer commentary on various network programs. McEnany, former President Donald Trump's final ...

 2021-03-02 20:14 

KTNV-TV

BBB sends out a warning about vaccine scams...

As more vaccines arrive, the Better Business Bureau is sending out a warning....

 2021-03-02 20:14 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Texas governor to lift COVID-19 mask mandate...

Texas will also do away with limits on the number of diners that businesses can serve indoors....

 2021-03-02 20:14 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Despite warnings, Texas, other states ease COVID-19 rules...

The governors of Michigan, Mississippi and Louisiana likewise eased up on bars, restaurants and other businesses Tuesday, as did the mayor of San Francisco....

 2021-03-02 20:09 

KTNV-TV

Tasty Tuesday with Melinda Sheckells | March 2, 2021...

Melinda Sheckells, lifestyle and entertainment expert and editor of OffTheStrip.com, shares recommendations on what to eat and drink this week in Las Vegas....

 2021-03-02 20:06 

KSNV

Nevada's test positivity rate continues to drop...

Nevada state health officials Tuesday are reporting 309 new COVID-19 cases and 10 new deaths, bringing the total case count to 294,289 and total deaths to 4,967. The state's test positivity rate has dropped to 7. 3%. RELATED |North Las Vegas expands v...

 2021-03-02 20:06 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Clorox dubbed 'Official Guest Disinfectant' brand of MGM Resorts...

After forming agreements with various sports leagues and professional sports teams, MGM Resorts International has a new partner entering the fold: The Clorox Company....

 2021-03-02 20:04 

KSNV

Texas becomes biggest US state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate...

AUSTIN, Texas (KEYE) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said that "it is now time to open Texas 100%," referring to the closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, announcing the end of business restrictions and the statewide mask mandate. "Everybod...

 2021-03-02 20:01 

KSNV

Senate votes to confirm Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as commerce secretary...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to confirm Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to serve as President Joe Biden's commerce secretary and help guide the economy's recovery during and after the coronavirus pandemic. The vo...

 2021-03-02 20:00 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

College basketball tournaments will go on but minus any fans...

Five conferences will hold men's and women's basketball tournaments this week and next in Las Vegas. Unlike last year, all are expected to be played to their conclusions....

 2021-03-02 20:00 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

College basketball tournaments will go on but minus fans...

Five conferences will hold men's and women's basketball tournaments this week and next in Las Vegas. Unlike last year, all are expected to be played to their conclusions....

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