Nevada

Dean Heller’s “Hillbilly Elegy” – The Nevada Independent

Dean Heller and JD Vance have a lot in common. Both men attended private universities – Dean Heller received his business administration degree from the University of Southern California; JD Vance attended Yale Law School. Both men used their brief financial careers to support their political careers – Heller worked …

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Afghan refugees in Nevada await medical exams and vaccinations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week asked health care providers to be on alert for cases of measles and other infectious diseases among evacuees from Afghanistan. Clinicians were asked to notify their local health district or state health department if they suspected a case of measles. The …

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Nevada has made a comeback stronger than ever

By Dina Titus Saturday 25 September 2021 | 2 a.m The Silver State was hit hard when the pandemic kept residents and tourists in their homes. Now, with the reopening underway, many are returning again for business and entertainment – and Nevada has started its recovery. This positive recovery is …

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Residents Sam Hammond and Reagan Roberson Thrive in Nevada

Home really means Nevada to Silver State natives Reagan Roberson and Sam Hammond. “Being the Battle Born State has always been special to me,” said Roberson, a senior Nevada tight end who played for Douglas High. “You wear this with pride. There aren’t many places you bring your family to …

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The Horrible Truth Behind Nevada’s K-12 Test Data

Transparency has disappeared. Trust is shattered. And $ 777 million to support our children is at stake. State test results for the last school year were recently reported for students in Nevada – a test with results that the US Department of Education (DOE) said schools and districts should not …

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Rural county tears up Nevada ‘innovation zones’ plan

Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | 6.30 p.m. Updated 30 minutes ago CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP) – In their first public opportunity to voice concerns over a proposal to let tech companies that meet certain requirements create semi-autonomous jurisdictions called innovation zones, Storey County officials presented the idea in …

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