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Workers battle the heat — no A/C, no shade, no water breaks

Most heat complaints to Nevada OSHA were about a lack of air conditioning, causing temperatures to soar and workers feeling nauseous, fatigued and dizzy.

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Has Las Vegas been abnormally windy this year? See what experts say.

Everyone in Vegas seems to have a wind story this year. Maybe it’s a gust knocking down an unsuspecting pedestrian, a set of patio furniture ending up in a neighbor’s yard or dust covering your car.

 
How does extreme heat affect your body?

For desert dwellers, there is more to staying safe during intense summer heat than just drinking water. It helps to understand exactly how the body reacts.

Utah national park is a new Dark Sky destination

Zion National Park won certification to join Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef as parks committed to conserving and protecting its night sky.

 
Science and environmental reporting fellow joins RJ staff

Stephanie Castillo will be producing stories and videos as part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media science and engineering fellowships.