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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021.

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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021.

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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Friday, Sept. 24, 2021.

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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.

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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Monday, Sept. 13, 2021.

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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021.

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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021.

Rex Steninger began his speech with some blunt words.

“I’m at a very sad point in my life right now because I do not believe a single thing our government tells us,” he said to applause. “They have proven themselves to be liars over and over again and the media covers for them.”

As of this week, the National Park Service is requiring everyone – regardless of vaccination status – to wear masks in national park facilities, public transport systems and in crowded outside areas.

Denise Germann is with Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. She said that means masks are needed anywhere there’s a tight crowd.

A color-coded meter that represents Washoe County’s COVID-19 transmission level for the week. The arrow on the meter is pointing at dark red section, which is considered “very high.” The words “Stay Healthy, Stay Informed, Stay Safe” are printed under.
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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021.

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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021.

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Here are the local morning news headlines for Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021.

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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Monday, Aug. 16, 2021.

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U.S. Census Bureau

Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Friday, Aug. 13, 2021.

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Here are the latest news headlines for the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021.

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Noah Glick / KUNR Public Radio

Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Monday, Aug. 9, 2021.

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Wildfire Alert

Over the past two weeks, Nevada has averaged more than 900 new cases of COVID-19 a day. Health officials say the newest wave of infections is the result of the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus. And as if that wasn’t enough, one of the largest wildfires in California history is also dumping smoke and ash across Northern Nevada. KUNR Morning Edition host Noah Glick checked in with senior reporter Paul Boger to discuss the top stories from the week.

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Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Thursday, July 29, 2021.

KUNR Today: Masks Are Again Required Indoors, Federal Judge Upholds Ban On 'Ghost Guns'

Jul 28, 2021
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Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Amid a national rise in COVID-19 cases, Colorado is the latest Mountain West state to ease its mask mandate.

Democratic Gov. Jared Polis said in a statement issued April 2 that the loosening of a mask order is “a step toward the light at the end of the tunnel.” It eases restrictions for Colorado counties with low transmission rates. The change comes as the state opens up vaccinations to all people over 16.

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