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Rep. Steven Horsford (official photo courtesy: U.S. House of Representatives)

Horsford: 21,000 Nevadans Lose Jobless Benefits

Rep. Steven Horsford says 21,000 Nevadans have lost extended jobless benefits since the federal program expired Dec. 28.

01/25/2014

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Extending Benefits For Nevada’s Unemployed?

Nevada Republican U.S. Senator Dean Heller and Rhode Island Democratic Senator Jack Reed have introduced a bill to temporarily extend federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed.

12/19/2013

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Shutdown Snags N.M. Firefighter’s Widow’s Benefits

The widow of a Forest Service firefighter found dead in northern New Mexico says the partial federal government battle has snagged her late husband’s survivor benefits.

10/02/2013

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Many Unemployed Nevadans To Lose Benefits

About 20,000 unemployed Nevadans will face benefit cuts next month.

08/02/2013

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Utah Researchers Studying Benefits Of Fasting

Many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints fast as a way to grow closer to God, but Utah medical researchers want to know whether the practice is also reducing their risk of diabetes and heart disease.

04/14/2013

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Thousands In Nev. Face Loss Of Jobless Benefits

Thousands of Nevadans will lose jobless benefits at the end of the year unless Congress votes to extend federal assistance.

11/28/2012

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Court: No Benefits For Sperm Donor’s Offspring

The Utah Supreme Court ruled Friday that a Utah boy who was conceived with the frozen sperm of his dead father does not qualify for Social Security survivor’s benefits.

10/12/2012

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New Session Of Legislature Underway

The 76th session of the Nevada Legislature started on a tone of civility and bipartisanship Monday, as lawmakers in both houses agreed to two resolutions.

CBS Las Vegas–02/08/2011

Fewer People File For Unemployment Benefits

There was a big drop in first-time filings for unemployment benefits last week. 

12/30/2010

Jobless Claims Rise

There was an unexpected rise in filings for first-time jobless claims last week. 

11/04/2010