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Nevada lawmaker calls for COVID money audit

A Republican state senator wants Nevada to audit all COVID spending, saying a company with faulty virus tests was allowed to operate because of ties to Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak.

1st COVID-19 shots authorized for infants, preschoolers

The Food and Drug Administration’s action follows its advisory panel’s unanimous recommendation for the shots from Moderna and Pfizer.

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Nellis, Red Rock visitors center again require masking

New indoor mask requirements go into effect at federal facilities including Nellis Air Force Base and the visitors center in the Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area.

US ends COVID-19 testing requirement for international travel

The Biden administration is lifting its requirement that international air travelers to the U.S. take a COVID-19 test within a day before boarding their flights, easing one of the last remaining government mandates meant to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

 
Las Vegas officer who died of COVID-19 remembered as hero, loving father

Officer Phil Closi worked for Metro for 21 years until his death on Aug. 11. He had been fighting for medical retirement for four years because of severe asthma, but continual appeals filed by Metro delayed the case even after his death.

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