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Grocery Stores Hiring During Coronavirus Outbreak

As the coronavirus continues to stay on everyone’s minds many local grocery stores are hiring new employees to try and keep up with the big increase in customers. Shelves that are usually stocked to the ceiling at Costco are looking empty. Staff says they need extra hands with the extra work. That is one of… Keep Reading

Applying for benefits if you’re laid off due to coronavirus

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – As coronavirus fears impact our tourism industry, many workers are suddenly finding themselves with reduced hours or even unemployed. The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation or DETR is here to help. Janise Clyne is the manager for the Reno Job Connect office at the America Job Center. Continue Reading on… Keep Reading

Reno leaders to consider halting evictions during coronavirus crisis

RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Reno city leaders are expected to consider measures to halt eviction proceedings during the coronavirus crisis, councilwoman Naomi Duerr told News 4-Fox 11. Duerr said she recently recommended to Mayor Hillary Schieve an ordinance, similar to others going into effect around the country, that would temporarily stop evictions. Continue Reading… Keep Reading

COVID-19 UPDATES: City of Reno orders casinos, bars to close

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – MARCH 16, 3:15 P.M. UPDATE: The City of Reno said Monday it is stopping all non-essential business including casinos, bars, restaurants, and gyms. Mayor Hillary Schieve said affected businesses have until 10 A.M. Tuesday, March 17, 2020 until they must close. Schieve said the city will discuss with restaurants whether they can… Keep Reading

Wolf Pack won’t allow fans at Spring events in wake of Coronovirus

RENO, Nev. – The University of Nevada athletics department has released the following statement jointly with the UNLV athletics department: “In alignment with the NCAA’s decision on its upcoming championship events, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the University of Nevada, Reno, will conduct its upcoming spring season athletic competitions with only game essential staff… Keep Reading

Team CERBERUS finishes second round of urban robotics competition

Robots are released into an abandoned nuclear power plant and teams get points for finding the most objects – no, it’s not a video game, it’s top international robotics teams deploying a cadre of flying, rolling and walking autonomous robots to search for and find the artifacts. The teams, including University of Nevada, Reno’s Team… Keep Reading

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