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‘Hey Reb’ statue removed from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Looking back mascot

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, took a statue of its Rebels team mascot on Tuesday after complaints from an Indian student association and nationwide protests against systemic racism sparked by George Floyd’s death. “Hey Reb!” had welcomed visitors to the UNLV’s Tam Alumni Center since 2007 before it was suddenly taken away on Tuesday. Despite the name of the …

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NASA endurance Mars Rover scientists train in the Nevada desert

A field team advocating a rover will set up equipment in a dry lake in the Nevada desert in February 2020. As part of the exercise, scientists around the world sent commands for images and data because they will one day land on Mars in February 2021. Photo credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech The team members also searched for signs of …

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Strong earthquake hits West Nevada

The extent of the damage in the sparsely populated area was not immediately known, but the quake was felt as far as Northern California and Salt Lake City, Utah, hundreds of miles from the epicenter. The quake occurred about 35 miles outside the small town of Tonopah with about 2,400 residents at around 4:30 a.m. local time. said. Andria Williams, …

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Nevada, Colorado joins the reopening of the alliance on the west coast

Steve Sisolak. | AP Photo / John Locher OAKLAND – Colorado and Nevada have joined a coalition of western states that are coordinating a gradual lifting of coronavirus restrictions. The governors of California, Washington, and Oregon had previously announced a regional pact aimed at getting their economies back on track as the spread of the pandemic slowed. The addition of …

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Tesla fires contractors from Fremont, Nevada factories: Sources

Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive office, speaks at his company’s factory in Fremont, California. Noah Berger | Reuters According to three employees and the correspondence shared with CNBC, Tesla is releasing contractors from its US auto and battery factories. The company cuts contractors at its vehicle factory in Fremont, California, and at the Gigafactory outside of Reno, Nevada, where Tesla …

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Tesla is said to have reduced on-site staff at the Nevada factory by 75%

An aerial view of the Tesla Gigafactory near Sparks, Nevada Bob Strong | Reuters The US electric car maker Tesla plans to cut local workers at its Nevada battery plant by around 75% due to the coronavirus pandemic, the local district manager said on Thursday. The move follows after Japanese battery partner Panasonic announced that it would reduce operations at …

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