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Arizona, Nevada halt reopening plans; N.Y. to require air conditioning filters in malls

June 29 (UPI) -- Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday issued an executive order shutting down bars, gyms, movie theaters and water parks in the state as it has experienced a surge in COVID-19 cases when businesses reopened. Ducey said the order would take effect at 8 p.m. on Monday and will pause operations for…

Nevada mulls EPA turnaround of Obama age drinking water rules

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Trump administration has decided a chemical with a notorious legacy in Nevada will not be regulated in drinking water, but state officials say the reversal of the Obama-era policy shouldn’t result in any decline in drinking water standards across the state. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision last week against…

Nevada lawmakers pass budget cuts, draw from relief funds

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers painstakingly approved millions of dollars of unforeseen virus-related spending, reluctantly slashed millions in funding and cancelled plans for previously green-lighted projects in a marathon eight-hour meeting Thursday as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the state’s tourism-driven economy.Tensions ran high as the Legislature’s Finance Committee interrogated state…

Nevada guidelines that masks need to be worn at all times, Caesars reacts

The state of Nevada has seen the number of coronavirus cases continue to rise over the last four weeks.In response, Governor Steve Sisolak has issued a mandatory face mask policy when in public.GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO BY CLICKING HEREThis policy applies to all Nevadans and visitors.The casino company Caesars is on board, taking…

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto withdraws from Biden VP factor to consider

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto. | Rich Pedroncelli, File/AP Photo Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said Thursday she does not want to be presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s vice presidential pick. “It is an honor to be considered as a potential running mate, but I have decided to withdraw my name from consideration," she said…

UPDATE: Nevada reporting 378 COVID-19-related deaths statewide

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada is reporting 378 COVID-19-related deaths statewide as of Wednesday evening. This is up five deaths from Tuesday. The number of tests conducted in Nevada in the last 24 hours increased by nearly 4,000 after seeing a large jump Tuesday of about 6,500 tests. The DHHS, which provides daily updates on…

Nevada earthquake: Magnitude-6.4 temblor– and numerous big aftershocks– have struck near Tonopah

Sam Gross, Reno Gazette Journal Published 8:02 a.m. ET May 15, 2020 | Updated 8:43 a.m. ET May 15, 2020CLOSE Every year, there are about 500,000 earthquakes - 100,000 of which can be felt on the Earth's surface. But how do earthquakes work? We explain. USA TODAYRENO, Nev. — The Nevada Seismological lab at the University…

Nevada coronavirus updates: Deaths at Reno’s Lakeside retirement home grow to 19 over weekend

CLOSE People march to the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City during a rally to reopen Nevada’s economy. Reno Gazette JournalEditor's note: This story is being provided for free as a public service during the COVID-19 outbreak in Washoe County. Please consider supporting the journalists bringing you this information by considering a subscription to the Reno Gazette…

Coronavirus in Nevada live updates: 2,971 recognized cases in Nevada, 114 deaths

CLOSEEditor's note: This content is being provided for free as a public service to our readers during the coronavirus outbreak. Please support local journalism by subscribing to the Reno Gazette Journal. This breaking news story will be updated throughout the day on Monday, April 13.120 new known cases in Clark County8:24 a.m.Clark County is reporting one additional death and 120 new…

Nevada joblessness employing more staff, sets up password reset online form

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) is still seeing record number of initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) each week. As the agency continues to experience high volume of claims entering the system, the agency’s number one priority is supporting Nevadans’ unemployment needs.DETR continues to actively monitor systems…

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Golden Globe awards held off to February 2021 due to coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: 77th Golden Globe Awards - Photo Room - Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 5, 2020 - The cast of "Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood" poses backstage with their award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. REUTERS/Mike BlakeLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Golden Globes on Monday postponed its 2021 ceremony for film…

Google’s U.S. advertisement earnings to take a hit due to pandemic: report

FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed Google logo is seen in this illustration taken April 12, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration(Reuters) - Google Inc’s U.S. advertising revenue will drop 5.3% as brands pare spending during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an eMarketer report on Monday, the first decline since 2008 when the research firm began estimating the Alphabet…

Wall Street flat as virus cases increase; tech stocks advance

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street’s three major indexes closed higher on Monday with the biggest gains in technology stocks as investors focused on the potential for more government stimulus measures even as they worried about an increase in coronavirus cases in the United States and other countries. Nasdaq registered its fourth record closing high…

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You had a great run. You sailed through the steady-state parts and even tackled the toughest moments of the set like a pro. All good, except...cough, cough, hack, what? Nothing can break your post-run euphoria quite like a coughing fit. But why are you hacking now when you breathed just fine during your workout?Before you…