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Nevada offering down payment assistance program to first-time homebuyers

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Nevada Housing Division has announced that it will allocate $10 million in down payment assistance to first-time homebuyers. According to a news release, the down payment assistance (DPA) programs will provide $15,000 in DPA to eligible first-time homebuyers. The release advises that the assistance...
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Viva Gold drills 5 g/t gold over 18.2 metres at Tonopah project, Nevada

Viva Gold Corp. [VAU-TSXV; VAUCF-OTCQB; 7PB-FSE] reported additional assay results from the recently completed reverse circulation (RC) drill program at its Tonopah gold project located on the prolific Walker Lane mineral trend, western Nevada. A total of 16 drillholes have been completed in this program and submitted for assay. This...
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Nevada’s state budget is flush. Hmm, how’d that happen?

Policy, politics and progressive commentary When Joe Lombardo is inaugurated as governor next year, he’ll enjoy perhaps the rosiest budget scenario ever inherited by a new Nevada governor.  At $11.4 billion, state government revenue over the two-year budget period that begins in July 2023 is officially projected to be more than $2 billion larger than the budget approved for the […] The post Nevada’s state budget is flush. Hmm, how’d that happen? appeared first on Nevada Current.
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Numerous complaints with Valley Hospital admitting, transferring and discharging patients

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services confirms there are multiple allegations against Valley Hospital that the state plans to investigate. A DHHS spokesperson tells News 3 there are a total of 18 complaints with the “admission, transfer and discharge rights” allegation category. Five of those complaints were investigated from January 30, 2018 – September 11, 2019 and all were unsubstantiated, according to the state. The remaining 13 complaints have not yet been investigated. News 3 asked the state how many of the 13 complaints involve discharging, but have not received a response yet.
LAS VEGAS, NV
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U.S. senators for Nevada react to prisoner swap freeing Brittney Griner

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Nevada's two U.S. senators have shared their reactions to the U.S. conducting a prisoner swap to free basketball player Brittney Griner from Russia. Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen, both Democrats, both shared statements via Twitter about the exchange. President Joe Biden announced Thursday...
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49 new RSV cases reported in northern Nevada

CARSON CITY, Nev. (KOLO) - 49 new cases of RSV have been reported in various areas of northern Nevada in the span of a week, Carson City HHS is reporting. The new cases were reported from Nov. 27 to Dec. 3 in Carson City, Douglas, and Lyon Counties. The new cases bring the total number to 225 since the beginning of October.
CARSON CITY, NV
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Tripledemic in Northern Nevada

A fast-moving system will bring 3-6" of snow to the Sierra overnight, tapering off into Friday morning. A stronger storm will bring feet of mountain snow over the weekend, with accumulating snow possible for valley floors by Sunday. Be prepared for winter travel, road controls, and road closures. Next week will be dry, but cold. -Jeff.
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Nevada delegation teams up to expand Fallon bombing range

Policy, politics and progressive commentary Nevada lawmakers have secured legislation that would nearly triple the size of a Naval air station bombing range near Fallon. The bill is set to be included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), an annual appropriations bill that must pass in order to fund the military, and will grant the Navy’s request for nearly […] The post Nevada delegation teams up to expand Fallon bombing range appeared first on Nevada Current.
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Nevada will fast-track out-of-state nurses needing licensing

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Washoe County’s Health District reported 1,000 cases of RSV locally since October 2022. While many patients recover within two weeks or so, children seem to suffer from the worst RSV has to offer. Hospitals particularly those with pediatric intensive care units say an increase in pediatric patients has put a strain on their facilities.
WASHOE COUNTY, NV
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Pahrump Valley Chamber leader will aid in Lombardo’s transition to governor

Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jenney Sartin has been appointed by Nevada Gov.-elect Joe Lombardo to serve on the incoming administration’s transition team and committees for economic and workforce development. “I want to thank Lombardo for the opportunity to serve as part of their transition team and...
PAHRUMP, NV
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EDAWN attracts nearly 3,000 high paying jobs in 2022

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) helped attract 3,000 new jobs to northern Nevada in 2022 with an average yearly income of about $68,000. Based on this information the combined boost to the local economy in wages alone is about $200 million a year.
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Nye, Esmeralda counties show moderate levels of COVID again

Nye County is showing moderate levels of COVID-19 infections again, according to state data released Wednesday. Neighboring Esmeralda County and Lincoln County are also posting moderate levels of the virus, but new cases of COVID are the worst in Clark County, where they jumped by 50 percent this week, likely due in part to the Thanksgiving holiday, health officials reported. The rest of Nevada’s counties remain at low levels.
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