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 2021-02-24 20:54 

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Walk for Friendship will be virtual this year...

The Friendship Circle Las Vegas is holding its annual Walk for Friendship virtually this year. Rabbi Levi Harlig and his wife Nechama, the directors of Friendship Circle and coordinators of the event, have more. The Friendship Circle Las Vegas, a nonprofi...

 2021-02-24 20:48 

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Amid surge, US tries to expedite release of migrant children...

HOUSTON (AP) — With its long-term facilities for immigrant children nearly full, the Biden administration is working to expedite the release of children to their relatives in the U. S. U. S. Health and Human Services on Wednesday authorized operator...

 2021-02-24 20:33 

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CIA nominee pledges to provide 'unvarnished' intelligence...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's nominee to run the CIA told lawmakers Wednesday that he would keep politics out of the job and deliver "unvarnished"; intelligence to politicians and policymakers even if they don't want to hear...

 2021-02-24 20:32 

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Nevada's COVID-19 test positivity rate continues to decline...

Nevada's COVID-19 test positivity rate continues to decline with officials reporting a rate of 8. 6% Wednesday. The state is also reporting 516 new COVID cases and 16 new deaths. RELATED | CCSD showcases hybrid learning, but concerns over equity remai...

 2021-02-24 20:31 

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GALLERY: Stunning images from the International Space Station...
 2021-02-24 20:29 

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Chief: Capitol police were unsure about using force during Jan. 6 riot...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police officers who defended the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection did not properly lock down the building and were unsure of the rules for using deadly force against the rioters, according to the acting chief of the Capitol P...

 2021-02-24 19:49 

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Goodell: NFL learnings from 2020 technology here to stay...

One of the major benefits of playing a full season pretty much on schedule during a pandemic is what the NFL learned technologically from 2020. Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league has found new avenues of communication that will be common in future...

 2021-02-24 19:47 

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Gains for bank stocks help lead major US indexes higher...

Stocks shook off a weak start and moved steadily higher in afternoon trading on Wall Street as gains for banks offset losses in Big Tech companies. Bank stocks benefited from another upward move in long-term interest rates in the bond market, which will a...

 2021-02-24 19:45 

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John Boyega's UpperRoom Productions signs first-look deal with ViacomCBS...

WASHINGTON (SBG) - John Boyega's UpperRoom Productions has signed a first-look deal with ViacomCBS as part of a batch of upcoming content partnerships. In this new partnership, the "Star Wars" actor's production company will be presenting ...

 2021-02-24 19:36 

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Black Wall Street TV network celebrates Black History Month...

Black Wall Street TV network is a new subsidiary celebrating Black History Month. President of New Moon Communications Darnell Washington talks about what kind of content viewers can expect. More info athttps://blackwstv. com/...

 2021-02-24 19:34 

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Chairman Powell: Fed is in no hurry to raise interest rates...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told Congress on Wednesday that the central bank will not start raising interest rates until it believes its goals on maximum employment and inflation have been reached. Powell also warned tha...

 2021-02-24 19:33 

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Feds looking into drug pipeline from Detroit to North Dakota...

FARGO, N. D. (AP) — Federal authorities said Wednesday they are investigating a drug pipeline that involves moving the powerful opioid fentanyl and other painkillers from the Detroit area to three Native American reservations in North Dakota. The op...

 2021-02-24 19:32 

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PG&E wildfire victims sue former management for neglect...

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — A trust representing more than 80,000 victims of deadly wildfires ignited by Pacific Gas and Electric's rickety electrical grid is suing nearly two dozen of the utility's former executives and board members for alleg...

 2021-02-24 19:22 

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UN vaccine plan is underway, but problems remain...

As the coronavirus pandemic exploded worldwide last April, global organizations banded together to help ensure that the world's most vulnerable people would get vaccines amid the rush for shots. The initiative known as COVAX was formed by the World He...

 2021-02-24 19:04 

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Review: New book spotlights rogue lab and a shadow industry...

"Kill Shot: A Shadow Industry, a Deadly Disease," by Jason Dearen (Avery)Lower back pain. Spinal stenosis. Cataracts. All those conditions are treated with drugs manufactured by compounding pharmacies. And those drugs can blind or kill you, due in...

 2021-02-24 18:39 

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The STRAT to get green as part of St. Patrick's Day celebrations...

The 1,149-foot-foot tower of the STRAT Hotel, Casino & Skypod will be lit entirely green on March 17 as part of the resort's St. Patrick's Day celebrations. The lighting will be just a small part of the holiday celebration, which will includeCelti...

 2021-02-24 18:00 

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Baker: Massachusetts working to improve vaccine website...

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker said the state is working to improve its vaccine finder website by creating what he described as a "digital waiting room. " If there is high traffic on the website, those trying to make a vaccine appointment ...

 2021-02-24 17:56 

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Las Vegas air traffic to receive 'NextGen' maps from FAA...

New air traffic patterns go into effect Thursday in southern Nevada, switching to satellite navigational guides in what the Federal Aviation Administration calls its "NextGen" modernization to improve efficiency and safety. Some flight patterns wi...

 2021-02-24 17:47 

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Nye County sheriffs investigate Tonopah school bomb threat...

Nye County sheriff's office Wednesday morning is investigating a bomb threat that was made against a non-specific Tonopah school. The "vague" threat was sent by email, the sheriff's office said, adding it does not appear to be valid. Autho...

 2021-02-24 17:45 

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Fauci: NIH to study 'long-haul' virus symptoms...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Institutes of Health is launching research to understand the causes and consequences of the lingering brain fog, breathing problems and malaise reported by many patients recovering from the coronavirus. Dr. Anthony Fau...

 2021-02-24 17:45 

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Swap sugary drinks for water during Children's Dental Health Month...

We are in the throes of Children's Dental Health Month, and the goal is to encourage kids to swap out those sugary drinks with water. The Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Oral Health program talk about...

 2021-02-24 17:35 

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Texas investigators looking into 15 deaths since brutal winter storm...

SAN ANTONIO (WOAI/KABB) A sheriff's office in Texas has put a team together to investigate an "unprecedented" number of deaths since the winter weather event last week. Caption: Texas investigators looking into 15 deaths since brutal storm kno...

 2021-02-24 17:27 

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Shopping online eases isolation for older adults...

NEW YORK (AP) — In November, Paula Mont did something new: The 86-year-old, who hasn't left her New Jersey senior living community in nearly a year, went shopping — online. Mont used an iPad, equipped with a stylus to help her shaky hands,...

 2021-02-24 17:22 

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States pass their own virus aid, not waiting on Washington...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Not waiting for more federal help, states have been approving their own coronavirus aid packages, spending hundreds of millions of dollars to help residents and business owners devastated by the the pandemic's economic fall...

 2021-02-24 17:19 

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Dear Sir or Madam: Paul McCartney memoir due out in November...

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul McCartney is finally ready to write his memoirs, and will use music — and a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet — to help guide him. "The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present" will be released Nov. 2, according to a joint ann...

 2021-02-24 17:12 

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Bust of Black hero of Lewis & Clark trip goes up in Portland...

Last year, protesters against racial injustice toppled numerous statues around the country. Now, one of the first works of art to emerge in their place depicts an unsung hero of the Lewis and Clark expedition. A huge bust of York, a Black man who was ensl...

 2021-02-24 17:11 

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McCarran Airport starts new year with 1.5 million passengers in January...

McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas started the new year with 1. 5 million passengers in January, a drop of nearly 64% compared to the same month a year ago. The new data from the Clark County Department of Aviation underscores the ongoing loss of...

 2021-02-24 17:06 

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WATCH: Albino deer seen walking around front yard on family's doorbell camera...

EATONTOWN, N. J. (SBG) — An albino deer was caught on camera walking around in the snow in the front yard of a New Jersey home. "The white deer came over for a visit the other night," Tommy Geiger wrote on Facebook. Albino sightings are very...

 2021-02-24 17:03 

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Asylum seekers rush to register for US border processing...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In the first five days since the administration of U. S. President Joe Biden began to process the thousands of asylum seekers waiting in Mexico, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees registered 12,000 people. That'...

 2021-02-24 16:55 

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Federal grand jury hearing evidence in death of George Floyd...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several witnesses have been subpoenaed to appear before a federal grand jury considering charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is already facing state murder charges in the death of George Floyd, a pe...

 2021-02-24 16:51 

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A shot in the arm: EU vaccine program struggles to speed up...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Two months after its first vaccine shots, the European Union is still struggling to get its COVID-19 inoculation drive up to speed. EU leaders are meeting Thursday to jump-start the process, fearing that new virus variants might spre...

 2021-02-24 16:26 

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 2021-02-24 16:18 

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Red-hot US housing market: January new home sales jump 4.3%...

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Demand for new homes in the U. S. surged 4. 3% in January with the housing market still one of the strongest segments of the economy. Last month's increase pushed sales of new homes to an adjusted annual rate of 923,000...

 2021-02-24 16:02 

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Mexico bid to sell presidential jet stretches into 3rd year...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador's quixotic bid to sell off the presidential jet has now stretched into its third year, with no sign of a buyer in sight. Lpez Obrador has tried to lure corporations and business exec...

 2021-02-24 15:54 

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Nevada's Cortez Masto announces re-election campaign for U.S. Senate...

U. S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nevada, formally announced Wednesday she will run for re-election in 2022. "The COVID pandemic has hit our country hard, and no economy has been hit harder than Nevada," Cortez Masto said in a video announcing ...

 2021-02-24 15:53 

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Lucky to be alive, Woods faces difficult recovery...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces perhaps his toughest recovery of all. Woods was driving alone through a sweeping, downhill stretch of road through coastal suburbs of Los Angeles when his SUV struck ...

 2021-02-24 15:41 

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VIDEO VAULT | Sammy Davis Jr. helps make Las Vegas into entertainment capital...

As Black History Month draws to a close, it's fitting to profile one of the quintessential performers on the Strip who helped establish Las Vegas as the "Entertainment Capital of the World. "Sammy Davis Jr. achieved international super-stardom...

 2021-02-24 15:32 

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Shaun Micheel on Tiger Woods: 'We've seen Tiger come back from a lot'...

WASHINGTON (SBG) - Golf legend Tiger Woods suffered serious injuries Tuesday after he was in a one-car accident in Ranchos Palos Verdes. PGA Champion Shaun Micheel, a longtime competitor of Tiger Woods, joined The National Desk Wednesday morning to talk a...

 2021-02-24 15:31 

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Las Vegas food touring company teams up with chapel for socially-distanced weddings...

It's no secret, 2020 was a rough year for engaged couples hoping to tie the knot. If you're still looking to say, "I do," a new socially distanced wedding and culinary package may be the way to pull of those plans, along with some Las Vega...

 2021-02-24 15:31 

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Woman accused of ordering Ohio grandmother's murder...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - More than a year after the fatal shooting of a grandmother in Forest Park, a woman has been arrested and charged with ordering her murder. Eyionna Leary faces a complicity charge. Leary was apparently arguing with Leslie Lawson through...

 2021-02-24 15:20 

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Tanden facing new hurdles after Senate panels delay meetings...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's choice of Neera Tanden to lead the White House budget office faced new hurdles Wednesday after two Senate committees postponed consideration of her nomination. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental...

 2021-02-24 15:11 

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Florida woman now arrested for child neglect case with kids locked in filthy room...

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) -- A Pensacola woman was arrested Monday for a child neglect case that resulted in a man's arrest last week. Fayonna Hixon, 23, is charged with three counts of child neglect. She's being held in Escambia County Jail without ...

 2021-02-24 14:55 

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Carvana opens new vending machine near Las Vegas Strip...

Online auto retailer Carvana is opening its newest car vending machine in Las Vegas on Wednesday. The company said the "world's first slot machine for cars" stands 11 stories tall and can hold up to 39 vehicles. "We are ready to raise the ...

 2021-02-24 14:51 

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Florida courthouse defies Desantis order to lower flags for Rush Limbaugh...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) — The Palm Beach County Courthouse will not lower flags for the late Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday, defying a directive from Gov. Ron DeSantis. The conservation radio talk show host passed away last week after a battle with...

 2021-02-24 14:42 

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Romney, Cotton unveil $10 minimum wage proposal...

WASHINGTON (SBG) — Republican Sens. Mitt Romney and Tom Cotton unveiled a proposal this week to raise the federal minimum wage to $10 an hour. The legislation would incrementally bump the minimum wage until it reached $10 mark by 2025. It would also...

 2021-02-24 14:39 

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Fry's Electronics to shut down all stores, including in Las Vegas...

Fry's Electronics, the go-to chain for tech tinkerers looking for an obscure part, is closing for good. The company, perhaps even more well known for outlandish themes at some of its stores, from Aztec to "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,"...

 2021-02-24 14:30 

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Alaska Airlines must pay over $3 million to family of grandmother, 75, who died...

SEATTLE (KOMO) - The family of a Spokane grandmother who fell down an airport escalator was awarded $3. 19 million in a lawsuit against Seattle-based Alaska Airlines. Bernice Kekona, a 75-year-old disabled amputee, eventually died from her injuries after ...

 2021-02-24 14:19 

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Kids are 'hostages to adult interests' in school openings, says education advocate...

WASHINGTON (SBG) - Parents around the nation are frustrated as schools continue to remain closed, despite guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention instructing schools how to reopen safely. "The problem is the unwillingness, or pe...

 2021-02-24 14:18 

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Mexican Consulate in Las Vegas hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic...

The Mexican Consulate office in Las Vegas hosted a COVID-19 vaccine clinic Tuesday, providing doses for about 250 people. Appointments were arranged through R. E. A. C. H. , a non-profit organization that provides health services in the community, for peo...

 2021-02-24 13:56 

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Idaho man accused of killing fiance's 2-year-old son...

GARDEN CITY, Idaho (KBOI) - A Garden City, Idaho, man is accused of killing a 2-year-old boy in his care. Aaron Jacoby Williams, 31, was ordered held in the Ada County Jail without bond. Police say Williams was arrested after the toddler was brought to a ...

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