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Novel Coronavirus

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Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

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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.

Updated September 9, 2021 at 8:34 PM ET

President Biden on Thursday unveiled a series of steps to combat the newly surging pandemic, including the announcement of a forthcoming federal rule that all businesses with 100 or more employees have to ensure that every worker is either vaccinated for COVID-19 or submit to weekly testing for the coronavirus.

A sign in downtown South Lake Tahoe that says, “welcome to the city of South Lake Tahoe, California.”
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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021.

A brown sign with yellow lettering that reads “Plumas National Forest.” The sign and ground are covered in a dried pink liquid, and there’s a paved road next to the sign. Both the sign and road are surrounded by thick, forested trees.
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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021.

More rural Americans are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 as cases and deaths from the delta variant continue to surge across the West. Vaccination rates have increased by two-thirds over the past three weeks, according to an analysis of CDC data by the Center for Rural Strategies.

Some Republican political leaders in the Mountain West are casting doubt on the effectiveness of wearing masks in schools, drawing condemnation from the medical community as the COVID-19 delta variant drives case counts to their highest levels in months and children under 12 remain ineligible to get vaccinated.

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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Friday, Sept. 3, 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.

A color-coded map showing the progression of the Caldor Fire. The northeast and southeast sections of the burn area had notable growth on Sunday, August 29.
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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.

Vaccination rates remain low in many parts of our region, especially Wyoming and Idaho. But public health officials hope the FDA's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine will encourage residents who are hesitant or unwilling.

The Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center on the UNR Campus.
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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Friday, Aug. 27, 2021.

An aerial image of the UNR campus. The Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center is in focus with the Joe Crowley Student Union visible in the background.
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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021.

A side profile of Sisolak and Newsom as they walk by and look at a home that’s been reduced to rubble by a wildfire. A hill behind them is covered with charred juniper trees.
Lucia Starbuck / KUNR Public Radio

Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021.

A photo from a higher vantage point of people walking across a grassy field in front of a large brick building. There are food trucks parked on the sidewalk. There’s another large building in the far background that’s slightly hazy from wildfire smoke.
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Monday marked the first day of classes for more than 20,000 students at the University of Nevada, Reno. KUNR’s Lucia Starbuck went out at lunchtime to see how the students are doing.

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.”

A photo taken from the top of a hill, looking down at a city with a group of casinos in the far background, along with houses and trees in the middle ground. The city is covered in a dark, thick, smoky haze from wildfires.
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Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021.

A pharmacist prepares a syringe with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
Lucia Starbuck / KUNR Public Radio

Here are the local news headlines for the morning of Monday, Aug. 23, 2021.

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