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IFC approves $400 million in federal education funds

The vast majority of the money is a direct pass-through to Nevada’s 17 local school districts and public charter schools.

Capitol in Carson City reopens to the public

After being locked down for a year and a half, the Nevada Capitol is once again open to the public.

Nevada COVID numbers improving but still high in rural areas

Capacity in the 13 small hospitals is strained and impacts their ability to admit non-COVID patients.

EPA opens public comment on Carson River mercury cleanup

The comment period will be open for 30 days.

Defendant gets new sentencing in DUI reckless driving conviction

The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man convicted of reckless driving in a crash that left two dead.

Capping tax credits doesn’t require 2/3 majorities, Nevada Supreme Court rules

A legislative decision capping tax credits for low income education scholarships did not violate the state constitution.

Nevada, Nevadans get over $38 billion in federal pandemic money

The committee is charged with figuring out how to spend the portion of the cash that they have some control over.

Nevada council recommends raising unemployment tax for 2022

The current tax level 1.65%; businesses paid 2.65 percent during the great recession.

New cases and hospitalizations from COVID falling in Nevada

Health officials say the number of new cases of COVID-19 and the number of hospitalizations is falling in Nevada.

Court rules Guzman will face separate murder trials in Washoe and Douglas

Court orders two trials for Douglas County, Reno murders

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