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Nevada: State in the United States
Nevada is a state in the Western United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east. Nevada is the 7th most extensive, the 32nd most populous, but the 9th least densely populated of the U.S. states. Nearly three-quarters of Nevada's people live in Clark County, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan area, including three of the state's four largest incorporated cities. Nevada's capital is Carson City.

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Musk says will move Tesla out of California amid lockdown dispute

Amid a dispute with local officials over stay-at-home orders, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday that Tesla will move its headquarters and future programs to Texas or Nevada from California..

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What Wynn Resorts Will Do To Get Its Vegas Strip Casinos Open Again [Video]

What Wynn Resorts Will Do To Get Its Vegas Strip Casinos Open Again

Wynn Resorts has called on Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak to begin to reopen the Las Vegas Strip in mid- to late May. Wynn’s Macau casinos reopened on Feb. 20 after a mandatory, industry-wide two-week..

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Nevada 'dodged a bullet' when 6.5 earthquake struck in a remote area, seismologist says

The 6.5-magnitude earthquake that struck near Tonopah, Nevada, and cracked I-95, a major artery between Las Vegas and Reno, could've been much worse.  
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Strong quake hits Nevada but no immediate reports of injury

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck a remote, sparsely populated area of Nevada about halfway between Reno and Las Vegas early on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said
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Nevada's Culinary Union details reopening demands: Workers are not 'rats in a lab'

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In CA: Colorado and Nevada join forces with the West Coast

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