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 2021-02-28 17:13 

Las Vegas Sun

Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief...

Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority ......

 2021-02-28 17:13 

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Police: Murder-suicide suspected in death of northwest Las Vegas couple...

Authorities are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in the northwest Las Vegas....

 2021-02-28 10:00 

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Push to reopen Nevada Statehouse grows as staff offered vaccines...

The Legislature is confronting the question of how to operate during a pandemic as Nevada's months-long coronavirus surge is subsiding...

 2021-02-28 10:00 

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Improved vaccination outreach in Southern Nevada is cause for optimism...

Southern Nevada is mobilizing to address ethnic disparity in local distributions of COVID-19 vaccinations. Thanks to health officials and local government ......

 2021-02-28 10:00 

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Clean energy safeguards state...

Las Vegas is the celebrated hospitality hub of America. Safeguarding it as a hospitable home for our residents is the challenge for lawmakers in Carson City....

 2021-02-28 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

America needs a good shot in the arm...

There seems to be far too many people who find reasons, legitimate or not, to avoid doing what is best and right and moral and good neighborly — that is getting vaccinated to keep yourself, your family and your friends safe, and the mortality rate f...

 2021-02-28 10:00 

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EPA nominee is a perfect fit...

Michael Regan is a champion for environmental justice....

 2021-02-28 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas schools latest to reopen among large US districts...

School bells ring Monday for the youngest students in Las Vegas, where the nation's fifth-largest school district will return kids to classrooms during the coronavirus pandemic ......

 2021-02-28 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Raiders' extensive charitable giving wins over Las Vegas community...

The Raiders are quickly immersing themselves in the community, where the philanthropic efforts of the Raiders Foundation have helped those with food insecurity, youth programs, law enforcement, health care workers and more ......

 2021-02-28 10:00 

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Wildlife refuge's value is beyond $25 an acre...

The pure, utter wildness of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will overwhelm you. When I was there one June, I watched thousands of caribou migrating purposefully to their birthing grounds on the refuge's coastal plain. The porcupine caribou herd ha...

 2021-02-28 06:08 

Las Vegas Sun

At bicoastal Globes on Sunday, 'Borat' could triumph...

The show, postponed two months from its usual early-January perch, will have little of what makes the Globes one of the frothiest and glitziest events of the year....

 2021-02-28 05:44 

Las Vegas Sun

William Karlsson scores twice as Golden Knights down Ducks in OT...

William Karlsson scored twice, including the game-winner in overtime, to lift the Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the host Ducks ......

 2021-02-28 02:21 

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2nd arrest made in 2020 shooting of man found in crashed car...

A second arrest has been made in a January 2020 fatal shooting of a man found dead in a crashed car, Reno police said Saturday....

 2021-02-28 02:08 

Las Vegas Sun

J&J's 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine...

The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two....

 2021-02-27 18:57 

Las Vegas Sun

Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate...

The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill that was championed by President Joe Biden, the first step in providing another dose of aid to a weary nation as the measure now moves to a tense Senate....

 2021-02-27 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Republicans are not leading...

On Feb. 19, Evan Smith, CEO and editor in chief of the Texas Tribune, addressed Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's decision to travel to Cancn to avoid freezing temperatures while his constituents froze to death, stating that "leaders are required to lead...

 2021-02-27 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Family-run pharmacy that thrives at Rx deliveries was ahead of COVID curve...

Before the coronavirus pandemic made medicine delivery not just convenient but prudent, the locally owned First Class Rx Pharmacy had its niche. In a bright and bustling headquarters at Desert Inn and Sandhill roads ......

 2021-02-27 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Why we need the 'For the People Act'...

Coming out of a violent insurrection, an impeachment and a Senate trial that saw only seven Republican senators vote to convict former President Donald Trump, it is clear that too many Americans are losing faith in our democracy. The jarring events of the...

 2021-02-27 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Climate change is a global issue...

The writer of the Feb. 21 letter "Green energy didn't help Texas" is confused about what the term "global" means. The recent cold snap in the U.S. represents less than 2% of the earth's surface....

 2021-02-27 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Retire the phrase 'cancel culture' and focus on what really matters, accountability...

If you listen to certain corners of political discourse, you'd be inclined to think that one of the most serious problems facing the United States is "cancel culture."...

 2021-02-27 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Lawmaker wants to make universal mail-in voting permanent in Nevada...

Expanded mail-in voting implemented in Nevada last year — which Democrats and voting rights activists praised and Republicans criticized — could become permanent....

 2021-02-27 10:00 

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How would COVID-19 vaccine makers adapt to variants?...

How would COVID-19 vaccine makers adapt to variants?...

 2021-02-27 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Weekend wagers: Bets on UFC, NBA, NHL and more...

The Las Vegas Raiders probably could have used UFC heavyweight Tom Aspinall this season based on his victory last weekend. Aspinall took down former champion ......

 2021-02-27 07:37 

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LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes...

LeBron James responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's criticism of his political activism with a promise that he will never just shut up and dribble....

 2021-02-27 07:30 

Las Vegas Sun

House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line vote...

The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill early Saturday in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they'd revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage....

 2021-02-27 06:34 

Las Vegas Sun

Diong's dunk powers UNLV to comeback win over Fresno State...

On Wednesday, Fresno State guard Deon Stroud threw down a 360-degree breakaway dunk that turned momentum in the Bulldogs' favor and launched their comeback in an eventual 67-64 win. On Friday, UNLV big man Mbacke Diong returned the favor ......

 2021-02-27 03:16 

Las Vegas Sun

Lady Gaga's dogs recovered safely...

Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dogwalker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said....

 2021-02-27 02:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Live blog: UNLV seeks to salvage series vs. Fresno State...

UNLV suffered perhaps its worst loss of the season on Wednesday, when middling Fresno State came to town and beat the scarlet and gray on their home court, 67-64. After that dispiriting defeat, T.J. Otzelberger will try to rally his players ......

 2021-02-27 00:43 

Las Vegas Sun

Rush Limbaugh buried in private cemetery in St. Louis...

Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh has been buried in a private cemetery in St. Louis, his family announced Friday. Limbaugh's widow, Kathryn, and his family said a private ceremony with close family and friends was held Wednesday, but they di...

 2021-02-27 00:28 

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Nevada governor proposes giving tech firms power to govern...

Nevada's governor on Friday unveiled a proposal that would allow technology companies to establish jurisdictions with powers similar to those of county governments, arguing the state needed to be bold to diversify its economy and pushing back against ...

 2021-02-27 00:03 

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2 men plead guilty in California charter school fraud case...

An Australian man and his Southern California business partner who ran more than a dozen charter schools pleaded guilty Friday to felony charges tied to a massive fraud scheme that siphoned ......

 2021-02-26 23:33 

Las Vegas Sun

NYC steakhouse stunt: A wax Don Draper hanging at the bar...

It's a promotion that could be straight out of the "Mad Men" Don Draper playbook. Brooklyn's famed Peter Luger Steak House has teamed with Madame Tussauds to have celebrity wax figures mingle with patrons, promoting the easing of coronavir...

 2021-02-26 23:19 

Las Vegas Sun

Nevada's new daily virus case average lowest since Sept. 16...

The average number of new daily cases reported in Nevada over the past two weeks has fallen to its lowest level since mid-September and dropped by nearly 90% since a peak of more than 2,700 a day in mid-December. The 314 new daily cases reported on averag...

 2021-02-26 23:06 

Las Vegas Sun

California parolee pleads guilty to shooting Nevada deputy...

A 22-year-old man who had been paroled after serving a partial sentence for assaulting a police officer in California has pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the shooting of a rural ......

 2021-02-26 22:41 

Las Vegas Sun

MGM Resorts pools in Las Vegas opening on Monday...

MGM Resorts International is opening its Las Vegas resort swimming pools Monday. The list includes the Bellagio's adults-only Mediterranean pool, along with pools at ......

 2021-02-26 22:11 

Las Vegas Sun

U.S. advisers endorse single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from J&J...

U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the nation on the cusp of adding an ......

 2021-02-26 22:07 

Las Vegas Sun

U.S. implicates Saudi crown prince in journalist's killing...

Saudi Arabia's crown prince likely approved the killing of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, according to a newly declassified U.S. intelligence report released Friday. The finding could escalate pressure on...

 2021-02-26 16:57 

Las Vegas Sun

Breakout 'Borat' star Maria Bakalova conquers Hollywood...

So what did YOU do at 5 a.m. after staying up all night for your prom? Maria Bakalova became a movie star. The 24-year-old actress has been telling the story of how she had a few free hours after partying all night (she'd just gotten her diploma) and ...

 2021-02-26 16:54 

Las Vegas Sun

Dutch poet declines assignment to translate Gorman's works...

A writer who was chosen to translate American poet Amanda Gorman's work into Dutch has handed back the assignment following criticism that a white author was selected to translate the words of a Black woman who is the youngest inaugural poet in ......

 2021-02-26 16:51 

Las Vegas Sun

As 'Handmaid's Tale' returns, creator sees no end in sight...

As "The Handmaid's Tale" returns in April for season four, its creator is reluctant to predict when the dystopian drama will be ready for its final act. "Every time I come upon a season, I don't have any ......

 2021-02-26 16:39 

Las Vegas Sun

Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship in Mideast amid tension...

An explosion struck an Israeli-owned cargo ship sailing out of the Middle East on Friday, an unexplained blast renewing concerns about ship security amid escalating tensions between ......

 2021-02-26 16:37 

Las Vegas Sun

Could pandemic further erode the New England town meeting?...

The town meeting, for centuries, was a staple of New England life — but the coronavirus pandemic could accelerate the departure from the tradition where ......

 2021-02-26 16:32 

Las Vegas Sun

Biden heads to Texas to see storm damage, visit food bank...

President Joe Biden headed to Texas Friday on his first trip to a major disaster site since he took office a little over a month ago. The president's empathy will be on ......

 2021-02-26 16:05 

Las Vegas Sun

Russian diplomats hand-push trolley over North Korea border...

A group of Russian diplomats and their family members returned to Russia from North Korea on a hand-pushed rail trolley on Thursday because the ......

 2021-02-26 16:03 

Las Vegas Sun

Third U.S. vaccine could raise question: Which shots are best?...

The nation is poised to get a third vaccine against COVID-19, but because at first glance the Johnson & Johnson shot may not be seen as equal to other options, health officials are ......

 2021-02-26 15:51 

Las Vegas Sun

U.S. consumers rebound to boost spending 2.4% as income jumps...

Bouncing back from months of retrenchment, America's consumers stepped up their spending by a solid 2.4% in January, the sharpest increase in seven months and a sign that the economy may be ......

 2021-02-26 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Curtain Up: Faaabulous, All Motown, Pop Strings Orchestra and more Vegas showbiz news...

Maluma announced a September tour stop at Mandalay Bay....

 2021-02-26 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Smog check can be tough to get...

The Feb. 17 story "Lawmaker proposes bill to close 'classic' car loophole on smog checks" failed to mention one main reason that owners of older cars register them as classic vehicles: because it is extremely difficult to ......

 2021-02-26 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Identification of domestic terrorism as high-level threat is long overdue...

In the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, the nation saw how quickly and savagely right-wing extremists can turn on law enforcement officers. But for the staff at the Anti-Defamation League's Center on Extremism, this was not a new phenomenon. In fact, the...

 2021-02-26 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

NLV vaccination was painless...

My wife and I would like to thank the city of North Las Vegas for the outstanding job it did (and is still doing) to ......

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