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As monkeypox cases increase across the nation and in Nevada, health officials and LGBTQ advocacy groups are racing to combat both the virus and stigmas surrounding it. 

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Career hub in Vegas seeks to tackle high youth unemployment with virtual reality

Getting a glimpse of career fields through a virtual reality lens is just one of the unique components of the Employ NV Youth Hub and Teen Zone located inside the West Charleston Library in Las Vegas. Clark County commissioners and various Nevada elected officials attended the hub’s grand opening ceremony earlier this month to discuss employment opportunities for young adults ages 16 to 24.

New pollution-tracking grant could pave way for cleaner air in East Las Vegas

A $300,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency will help bring the harmful air quality in East Las Vegas to a healthier standard. Within the next two years, stationary and mobile outdoor sensors, as well as indoor sensors, will monitor the air quality while providing real-time data for community residents and the City of Las Vegas.

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area considers raising fees

The Bureau of Land Management is proposing to add an extra fee of $2 for online and onsite reservations or $3 for phone reservations for the Red Rock Scenic Drive, campground and Calico Basin Core Area. Public comments for the proposed fees are accepted until July 22.

Where can Nevada students find free meals this summer?

In Clark County, free summer meals will be available to children and teens who are 18 or younger regardless of whether they are enrolled in the district. In some districts, service will be more limited, but there may be food banks or other programs filling in the gaps.

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