This week’s guest is Jon Kingdon, sharing his stories of former Raiders owner Al Davis. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Vinny Bonsignore, Allegiant Stadium insider Mick Akers and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang and Adam Hill.
Review-Journal sports betting writers Todd Dewey and Jim Barnes discuss a few betting odds for the NHL’s return-to-play
A White House coronavirus task force member reportedly urged Las Vegas to take “aggressive” steps to fight COVID-19.
Review-Journal sports betting writers Todd Dewey and Jim Barnes discuss a few betting odds for the upcoming 60-game MLB season.
Vegas Golden Knights forward Alex Tuch talks about returning to full strength, the synergy he and his line are playing with and getting a second chance to prove himself in the playoffs. Head coach Pete DeBoer gives his thoughts on Tuch’s return as well. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vegas broadcaster Bart Torres of ‘Highway Vibe’ dies at 54. He was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Hall of Fame in September 2018. (Greg “Gonzo” Spillane/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Dr. Brian Labus, Epidemiologist with the UNLV School of Public Health and the governor’s medical advisory team, and RJ Health reporter Mary Hynes cover the latest topics surrounding COVID-19 in Nevada.
Topics this week:
1. CONTACT TRACING PLAN INCLUDES FILLING 400 POSITIONS IN CLARK COUNTY
2. HOW ARE LOCAL HOSPITALS HANDLING SPIKE IN HOSPITALIZATION RATES?
3. ARE MASKS WORKING?
As local school districts finalize their plans to reopen this fall, distance learning seems to be the way to go. But Nevada Rise Academy is going the extra mile by adding child care assistance for working parents. (Renee Summeerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Wynn Resorts Ltd. will put workers at Wynn Las Vegas and Encore on furlough, effective this week. This comes after paying its Las Vegas employees throughout the 78-day Nevada casino shutdown. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The lawyers for the family of Jorge Gomez, the man killed in a police altercation during a Black Lives Matter protest in June, address the media about the federal lawsuit they plan to file this week against the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the officers involved. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)