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Nevada facing double-bind of rising cases, limping economy

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the coronavirus surges to record levels in Nevada, the governor has implored residents to stay home. But Democrat Steve Sisolak has also encouraged out-of-state visitors, the lifeblood of Nevada s limping economy, to come to his state and spend money in Las Vegas. The pandemic has put officials in this tourism-dependent place in a double-bind: trying to protect the economy while keeping people safe. With the state seeing a record number of new cases, Sisolak said he s on the brink of imposing new restrictions, but he s walking a tightrope. “I don’t want to shut down the entire economy if I can at all avoid it,” Sisolak told reporters on a phone call...


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