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    VIDEO1:5201:52Only 50% of Nevada businesses are complying with coronavirus health and safety regualtionsSquawk on the Street Nevada is among the states with the fastest rising rates of infection, and state investigators have reported fewer than 50% of the businesses observed on July 2 complied with the governors order requiring face masks in public. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has promised swift and decisive action this week against industries that continue to flout the rules.  In a statement released July 3, he reprimanded...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas McCarran International Airport will receive federal funding to help with improvements. The Las Vegas Review Journal reported Sunday that the nations eighth busiest airport will get $17 million in grant money for upgrades. Its part of $800 million in infrastructure spending being doled out to airports nationwide, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Airport spokesman Chris Jones says the funds will help with repairing the surface of an aircraft parking area as well...
    Democrats will face off for the 10th presidential debate on Tuesday in South Carolina. The debate is the last chance for candidates to share their platform before the states primary on February 29. CBS News is co-hosting the debate with the Congressional Black Caucus Institute in Charleston. CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Norah ODonnell and CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King will moderate the debate. They will be joined in questioning by Face the Nation moderator and senior...
    Things aren’t going well in Nevada, said a field operative in a memo to the national Republican Party. The Nevada Independent reported Sunday that a regional field director in the Trump campaign wrote a letter to Ronna Romney McDaniel revealing the situation on the ground. “In 2016, Donald Trump lost Nevada by a narrow margin,” Joshua Skaggs wrote. “In the 2018 midterm elections, Republicans lost ground on the democrats (sic). Based on my observations so far in the 2020 election cycle, I...
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada health officials reported 843 more confirmed cases of coronavirus on Sunday and four more known deaths. The cumulative number of statewide COVID-19 cases now is 22,418 with 534 known deaths. That’s 1,700 more patients since July 2 when the state reported 20,718 total cases of the virus. The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services said the case counts and testing data may be artificially low Saturday through Sunday due to limited lab capacity...
    A Washington, DC, artist put the finishing touches on his patriotic piece of art in time for the Fourth of July in the Nevada desert, where he used rocks to create a life-sized Preamble to the Constitution along a highway. Artist Michael Dax Iacovone was fixing 19 letters along a half-mile stretch of highway on Route 50 east of Fallon, adding that he has been coming every summer to fix his masterpiece since 2017, when he initially spent five days...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nye County officials are threatening citations and arrests for illegal fireworks that led to some fires across metro Las Vegas. The county Sheriff’s Office made an online plea Saturday night for people to stop using aerial fireworks. Pahrump Valley firefighters had to respond to calls about fires at homes and desert brush areas. Sheriff’s officials say deputies will be searching and citing or arresting anyone found launching aerial fireworks. Reporting agencies showed fire calls for Las...
    The head of a casino company died Saturday in a watercraft accident while vacationing in Michigan, the company announced. Richard J. Haskins, president of Red Rock Resorts Inc. and Station Casinos LLC, which owns 20 casinos in Nevada, died, the company said in a statement. Its properties include the Palms Resort near the Las Vegas Strip. The company did not provide details about the accident. Haskins joined Red Rock in 1995 as general counsel of the companys Midwest operations. He...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe has been named as the state’s new tribal emergency response coordinator, amid a report that coronavirus testing and assistance has been slow to reach Native American tribes. Cassandra Darrough, an elected tribal council member who traces her ancestry to the Walker River Paiute Tribe, began work last month with the state Division of Emergency Management. She joined tribal health coordinator Crystal Harjo providing emergency management support to Nevada’s...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — One in four bars, stores, gyms and salons in and around Las Vegas were found not complying with Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak’s order for people to use face coverings in public places to stem the spread of the coronavirus, state officials said Thursday. Statewide, mask mandate compliance was about 80% since the governor’s order took effect June 26, according to the state Occupational Safety and Health Administration. That was after about 650 site visits. On Wednesday,...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada group that organized to try to recall the mayor of Las Vegas says it is ending the effort after failing to collect voter signatures. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that on June 20, halfway through the 90 days that the recall effort had to gather 6,745 signatures, the effort had not collected any signatures. Former professional poker player Doug Polk organized the effort after Goodman pushed to reopen casinos and suggested Las Vegas could...
    VIDEO4:2804:28Circa Resort CEO Derek Stevens on reopening casinosSquawk Alley Las Vegas casino owner Derek Stevens said Thursday that although social distancing protocols are limiting the amount of people inside his casinos, sales in June were higher than a year ago.  Whats really surprising is actually our slot numbers, our table numbers, are up, and in some areas up dramatically, Stevens said on CNBC Squawk Alley. The spend per person is up far more than what we would expect. Stevens...
    By SAM METZ, AP/Report for America CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — In Goldfield, a historic small mining town between Las Vegas and Reno, students and teachers are relatively unfazed by the idea of reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic. Surrounding Esmeralda County has reported no confirmed cases of COVID-19 and schools Superintendent M. Neil Terhune called the challenge of reopening “relatively minor.” His district has less than 80 students and, due to lack of enrollment, students trek to Tonopah in neighboring...
    Coronavirus — Photo by @SRE_mx The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed the arrival in Mexico of the seventh flight from Reno, Nevada, with 45 volumetric fans. The Ministry of Foreign Relations (SRE), reported on the arrival of the seventh flight of the FedEx company from Reindeer, Nevada, in the United States, with fans for the care of serious cases of coronavirus COVID-19. Through his Twitter account, he explained that the flight of the airlift Mexico-Nevada with 45 fans volumetric...
    Construction plans for the high-speed train that would link Las Vegas to Victorville, California in just over an hour are getting closer to materializing. Virgin Trains USA, the company in charge of bullet train construction, signed an agreement with the California Department of Transportation for the construction of the 170-mile rail lines and stations. The deal will give the company a chance to build the bullet train off the side of I-15 or in the center of the...
    Construction plans for the high-speed train that would link Las Vegas to Victorville, California in just over an hour are getting closer to materializing. Virgin Trains USA, the company in charge of bullet train construction, signed an agreement with the California Department of Transportation for the construction of the 170-mile rail lines and stations. The deal will give the company a chance to build the bullet train off the side of I-15 or in the center of the...
    By MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that the rate of new coronavirus virus cases reported each day in Nevada is nearly three times higher than a month ago. In the seven days leading up to Tuesday, reports of new cases were growing about 3.9%, or 644 new cases, every day. The rate at the end of May was 1.4%, or 116 a day, according to Caleb Cage, COVID-19 response director for the state...
    By SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lawyers for the state of Nevada say the 50-person cap placed on worship services due to the coronavirus doesn’t infringe on constitutional protections of religious freedom because it doesn’t target anyone’s ideology or opinion. “The right to practice religion freely does not include liberty to expose the community … to communicable disease,” the state argued in documents filed this week in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco....
    These winds were so fierce, the dust storm they whipped up over the Southwest could be seen from space. The storm stretched from Sunday night into the early hours of Monday morning across Nevadas Mojave Desert. Imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations (NOAA) GOES-West satellite shows the dust racing southward, as smoke from the Brown and Twin wildfires released plumes of smoke. As daytime fades to darkness, the lights of Las Vegas can be seen in the corner of...
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reported that the requirement to carry out a mandatory 14-day quarantine would be extended to eight new states He governor of new york, Andrew Cuomo, reported this Tuesday that, along with New Jersey and Connecticut, they would expand to eight new states, among them California, Georgia and Nevada, the requirement to carry out a mandatory quarantine 14 days for those travelers coming from those regions. The states of Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee...
    Coronavirus outbreaks are surging in Arizona, Nevada and much of Southern and Central California. So could the Bay Area be next? A cautious pace of reopening has kept the region in a relative bubble of COVID-19 calm as hospitals from Phoenix to Los Angeles rapidly filled. But there is no guarantee the Bay Area’s bubble won’t burst, with troubling signs from surging cases to hospitalizations rising faster than elsewhere in the state. “I think we have to worry all the...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casinos that were closed through May due to the coronavirus pandemic yielded nearly no tax revenue for Nevada, state regulators reported Tuesday. Gambling establishments statewide reported a 99.4% decrease in house winnings compared with the same month a year ago, the state Gaming Control Board reported. The near-zero numbers followed similar results in April, the first full month after casinos and many businesses were closed in mid-March to prevent people from gathering and spreading the COVID-19...
    Several earthquakes shook the state of Nevada the same day. So far, no damage or loss of life has been reported. The earthquakes happened 200 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Several earthquakes shook the state of Nevada in the early hours of Tuesday, including one of 5.1 magnitude, so far there are no reports of damage or loss of life, according to the United States Geological Survey. In a range of a few hours, which ended around 2:30...
    NEVADA -- A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit western-central Nevada early Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.The quake was reported around 2:24 a.m. about 18 miles north-northwest from Mina.Mina is more than 200 miles northwest of Las Vegas and about 120 miles south of Reno.It was not immediately clear if the quake caused any damage or injuries.Last month, a powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit a remote area of western Nevada, and the shaking was felt as far away as Californias Central...
    NEVADA (KABC) -- A preliminary 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit western-central Nevada early Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.The quake was reported around 2:24 a.m. about 18 miles north-northwest from Mina.Mina is more than 200 miles northwest of Las Vegas and about 120 miles south of Reno.It was not immediately clear if the quake caused any damage or injuries.Last month, a powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit a remote area of western Nevada, and the shaking was felt as far away as...