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13653941_web1_cortez-masto.jpg Cortez Masto seeks to expand nonprofits eligible for loans
U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nevada) sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Minority Leader Charles Schumer of New York, asking them to work with her to ensure local community nonprofit organizations, particularly those uniquely hit by the COVID-19 crisis, such as organizations involved in tourism and hospitality, are able to access relief under the Small Business Administration’s loan guarantee program.

Wounded detective returns home
It was a homecoming fit for a hero, dozens of Nye County Sheriff’s Office and other area law enforcement agencies’ marked units provided a procession for Detective Bryan Cooper, who was released from a Las Vegas area hospital on April 15, after being shot during a March 25 investigation in Pahrump.

Patrol deputy, detention center staff member tests positive for COVID-19
A Nye County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputy and a detention center staff member have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.

Guard helps Washoe County collect COVID-19 samples
The Nevada National Guard began Friday to assist Washoe County Health District COVID-19 sample collection capability at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center with about 30 medical support personnel.

California Lottery
No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, April 18 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $21 million.

Man confesses to Death Valley National Park vandalism
Officials at Death Valley National Park are crediting social media in locating a man who defaced, by way of graffiti, multiple sites at the popular tourist destination.

Courts close, cancel hearings after employee tests positive for COVID-19
A staff member within the Fifth Judicial District Court system has tested positive for the novel coronavirus COVID-19, prompting that court to issue an order of closure and cancel all hearings for the next 10 days.

Earth Day observances mark 50th anniversary
Today marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and the birth of the modern environmental movement. It’s a day that’s all about celebrating the amazing diversity of nature and acknowledging the impact humankind can have on the planet, whether that impact is for the better or for the worse.

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