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WHO chief calls vaccine distribution ‘catastropic moral failure’

The World Health Organization chief on Monday lambasted drugmakers’ profits and vaccine inequalities, saying it’s “not right” that younger, healthier adults in wealthy countries get vaccinated against COVID-19 before older people or health care workers in poorer countries and charging that most vaccine makers have targeted locations where “profits are highest.”

 
Guard troops vetted by FBI amid fears of insider attack

U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event.

CSN giving laptops to all first-time full-time students

The community college, which has three Las Vegas Valley campuses, announced Wednesday it will check out laptop computers to full-time students who began their studies in fall 2020.

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Public comment will ring out at CCSD board meetings once more

The Clark County School Board will allow spoken public comments at its meeting Thursday for the first time since the pandemic shuttered the boardroom’s doors in March.

Police searching for missing 76-year-old woman

Anyone with information regarding Nancy Gillie’s whereabouts should call the police department at 702-828-3111.

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