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John Prine, country-folk singer, dies at 73 - VIDEO
John Prine died due to complications caused by COVID-19 at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee on April 7. The singer-songwriter is counted as one the favorite artists by the likes of Bob Dylan and Kris Kristofferson. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Meals on Wheels waiting list skyrockets - VIDEO
Media and community relations director Leslie Carmine discusses changes regarding Meals on Wheels, at Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. The waiting list for the meals that are delivered directly to homebound seniors in Las Vegas and North Las Vegas has grown up to 2,400. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Allegiant burning over $2M per day, many workers on leave with half pay - VIDEO
Allegiant Air’s parent is burning through at least $2 million in cash per day and hundreds of workers are taking two-month leave at half pay as the carrier grapples with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Residents concerned about recent mailbox break-ins - VIDEO
Checks from the stimulus bill passed by Congress are being sent out this week and next. Some Las Vegas residents are concerned those checks could be stolen out of mailboxes. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Clark County will allow the delivery of alcohol, temporarily - VIDEO
Las Vegas officials allowed alcohol delivery to begin late last week in their jurisdiction. Now Clark County is doing the same until April 30, unless the shutdown is extended. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Experts explain why your pets aren’t likely to transmit COVID-19 - VIDEO
With recent news of a tiger at the Bronx Zoo testing positive for COVID-19, many have begun to worry whether animals can transmit the virus. According to Karen Terio, chief of the Zoological Pathology Program at the University of Illinois, there’s no need to panic. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Henderson center opens food bank to public - VIDEO
Visitors to the St. Therese Center HIV Outreach drive-thru food pantry talk about the impact of food banks for their families and friends. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders extend season ticket dues - Video
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Las Vegas Raiders are extending final season ticket dues until the summer.
Pandemic has led to a global drop in air pollution - VIDEO
Satellite images from the European Space Agency have shown that air pollution levels around the world have decreased as a result of the slowing of industrial activity. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UNLV running low on COVID-19 test kits
Nevada coronavirus testing clinics are still struggling to find enough tests to fill patient demand. UNLV and Sahara West Urgent Care are expecting new shipments of testing supplies this week.
Boris Johnson rushed to ICU after COVID-19 symptoms worsen - VIDEO
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to the Intensive Care Unit at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London. A new statement released from his office on April 6 has revealed that his COVID-19 caused symptoms have “worsened.” (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Laughlin bus service accommodates after lone grocery store closes
Laughlin couple Debbie Holmgren and Todd Henke were some of the first to use the bus service's $2 round trip to the Walmart across the Colorado River in Bullhead City, Arizona. The local bus service is offering the route three times per day to ensure locals have access to groceries after the only grocery store in Laughlin closed when coronavirus interrupted their ability to put food on the shelves.
Small business owners talk about shutdown impact
Small business owners talk about shutdown impact. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Top stories Friday April 3, 2020
Rj Business reporters Bailey Schulz, Subrina Hudson and Eli Segall talk about the top trending stories at the Review-Journal
Planet 13, Clark County prepare free meals - Video
Clark County is partnering with cannabis dispensary Planet 13 to provide 100 free meals each weekday to vulnerable seniors who are at high risk of being exposed to COVID-19 if they leave home.
Caesars furloughing about 90% of US workers
The furloughs come amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which has prompted all U.S. commercial casinos to temporarily shut their doors.
Over 1 Million People Have Been Infected With COVID-19 Worldwide
Over 1 Million People, Have Been Infected With COVID-19 Worldwide. According to Johns Hopkins University, as of Friday, more than 1,033,000 people have been infected with the virus. The U.S. has the most reported cases, with nearly a quarter of a million infections. Nearly 55,000 deaths have resulted from the pandemic. The global economy is likely to shrink by 2 percent in the first six months of 2020. The U.S. jobless rate in the second quarter could exceed 30 percent. The virus is reported to have been first detected in a human on Dec. 1 in Wuhan, China. On Dec. 30, test results showing a SARS-like virus were posted on social media by the head of the Central Hospital ER department in Wuhan. Around the same time, China's state media reported on a mysterious pneumonia in the region. Neighboring cities hit hard by SARS began fever screenings by Jan. 3. Shanghai scientists completed the sequencing of the entire genome of the new coronavirus on Jan. 11. Thailand confirmed its first case two days later. In the subsequent days, cases emerged in several countries and in other major cities of China. Wuhan was placed on lockdown on Jan. 23. Within days, 60 million people were in quarantine. By mid-Feb., the epicenter of the virus had shifted to Europe. Major cities in Italy's tourist region were shut down beginning Feb. 22. In the U.S., the first known death caused by COVID-19 occurred on Feb. 29. Two days after the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic on March 11, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency. Though much of the country is on lockdown, the U.S. has emerged as the new epicenter of the virus. Experts warn that the virus will hit in waves, similarly to the flu pandemic of 1918
Hospital’s pandemic policy keeps man from terminally ill wife’s bedside
Corey Huh's wife of three years, Adriana Huh, is in the hospital with a late stage cancer, but he can't visit her because the coronavirus pandemic has severely limited visitations to hospitals. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Hospital’s pandemic policy keeps man from terminally ill wife’s bedside - VIDEO
Corey Huh's wife of three years, Adriana Huh, is in the hospital with a late-stage cancer, but he can't visit her because the coronavirus pandemic has severely limited visitations to hospitals. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Amazon blocks sale of N95 masks to public - VIDEO
Amazon established a new section of its website where U.S.-accredited hospitals or state or federal agencies can apply for supplies. N95 masks, surgical masks, facial shields, surgical gowns, surgical gloves and large-volume sanitizers are among the restricted items. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Democratic National Convention postponed - VIDEO
The Democratic National Convention was set to take place over four days in the middle of July. Democratic officials have now confirmed the convention will take place the week of Aug. 17. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Top stories of the day - VIDEO
Review-Journal reporters Bailey Schulz, Alexis Egeland and Michael Scott Davidson talk about the top stories of the day, April 2. (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
What activating the state National Guard will do - VIDEO
Review-Journal reporter Colton Lochhead talks about what activating the Nevada National Guard entails, what they will do for Nevada logistically and why this isn't unusual during a statewide emergency.
SEIU Local 1107 takes legal action against Clark County - Video
The SEIU Local 1107 takes legal action against Clark County's decision to suspend their contracts.
Cars line up for over 4 miles for food
Cars were lined up along Sahara Avenue from Palace Station to South Rainbow Boulevard for food distribution sponsored by Three Square and Central Church in Henderson.
Teen Talk Radio: Helping teens during Coronavirus outbreak
Teen Talk was founded in 2015 and is teen produced radio show aired on KCEP-FM 88.1 in Las Vegas. Teen Talk focuses on the issues that teens face today, as well as their contributions, opinions and achievements. Topics are drawn from top news stories, teen surveys and the teen producers of the show. Teen Talk features entertainment pieces, expert advisors, teen celebrity interviews and more. The show's target audience is 13-19 year-olds with an expected adult audience who are curious and want to gain insight of teen realities.
Make Ivan Grant's Quarantini - VIDEO
Ivan Grant, a flair bartender at Long Bar at The D Las Vegas, makes his Quarantini. (Ivan Grant)
Fountains of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger dies from coronavirus - VIDEO
According to Variety, 52-year-old frontman and songwriter Adam Schlesinger has died, following a short battle with the respiratory illness, coronavirus. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
US weekly jobless claims jump to 6.6 million - VIDEO
The U.S. Labor Department reported 6.6 million people filed for unemployment insurance in the past week. A reported 10 million people have filed over the past two weeks. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
When will self-employed get unemployment money in Nevada? - VIDEO
President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act into law March 27. It allows states to expand unemployment insurance benefits, including to independent contractors, self-employed and gig workers. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas hotels light up their windows to show support during shutdown - VIDEO
Hotels on the Las Vegas Strip lit up their windows with hearts and messages to show support during the coronavirus pandemic, Wednesday night, April 1. (Le'Andre Fox and James Schaeffer/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Ikem Okeke Trying to get Noticed By NFL Scouts With His Pro Day Canceled Due to Coronavirus - Video
Ikem Okeke is a Bishop Gorman High alum who played his college football at Hawaii. After his pro day was canceled due to the coronavirus, he's attempting to catch the attention of NFL scouts by creating his own workout using the same company that tests at the combine. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
How are the Golden Knights spending time off? - Video
With the NHL season put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Golden Knights are finding various ways to keep themselves busy.
Parents and Students Pick up Meals at Schools - Video
Due to schools closing down because of the coronavirus parents and students are picking up free meals at 15 schools across the valley.
UFC Brasilia happens in empty arena - VIDEO
Despite coronavirus canceling many other planned sporting events, UFC Brasilia went on as scheduled on Mar. 14, though no fans were permitted to attend. Charles Oliveira and Gilbert Burns took home performance bonuses for their wins in the main and co-main events, respectively. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
NAC suspends combat sports through March 25 - Video
The Nevada Athletic Commission voted to suspend all combat sports licenses through March 25 in order to protect the health and safety of those working and competing in the events from coronavirus. Adam Hill and Heidi Fang discuss what this means for future events the UFC have on their schedule and more. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Knights send message to fans - VIDEO
Golden Knights players sent a video message to fans after the NHL season was suspended due to the coronavirus.
Gov. Sisolak declares state of emergency
Gov. Steve Sisolak declared a state of emergency to deal with the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in Nevada.
Empty Toshiba Plaza due to coronavirus concerns - Video
Toshiba Plaza outside T-Mobile Arena on the Las Vegas Strip remains empty after the Pac-12 tournament was canceled due to coronavirus concerns. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
NBA suspends season due to coronavirus - VIDEO
The NBA suspended the rest of its season after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus prior to a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Gonzaga Coach Comments on if Coronovirus Will Cancel NCAA Tournament - VIDEO
Following Gonzaga basketball's win over Saint Mary's at the WCC Tournament, head coach Mark Few commented on what it'd be like if the NCAA Basketball Tournament was canceled over the coronavirus epidemic. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders owner Mark Davis on coronavirus and the NFL draft in Las Vegas - VIDEO
A clip from the next episode of PodKats! with Raiders owner Mark Davis. Tune into the full episode Monday March 16th.
Las Vegas church taking coronavirus precautions - VIDEO
With the first cases of the Coronavirus being reported in southern Nevada, local Churches are taking precautions. “We don’t want anyone to be afraid, we certainly don’t want anyone to panic , but we think it’s a wise idea to take precautions at this time”, Rev. J. Barry Vaughn told his congregation on Sunday.
Coronavirus in Nevada update - VIDEO
Governor Steve Sisolak gives an update on the status of COVID-19 in Nevada.
Coronavirus test-kits delivered to cruise liner - VIDEO
Airmen from the Moffett Federal Airfield delivered Covid-19 test-kits for the coronavirus to the Grand Princess cruise ship off the coast of California.
Coronavirus Tips From SNHD - Video
The Southern Nevada Health District gives tips to the public about the coronavirus.
Sisolak signs coronavirus insurance regulation - VIDEO
Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a new regulation Thursday to limit what health insurers can charge patients for visits and examinations that are related to COVID-19. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Coronavirus first presumptive positive case in Nevada - Video
The Southern Nevada Health District has announced its first presumptive positive case of the coronavirus in the Clark County area. Officials from the SNHD brief the media on the current investigation of the patient.
Dana White says coronavirus is a global problem - VIDEO
UFC President Dana White explains how the promotion as a global brand with fight cards in all corners of the world is preparing to handle the coronavirus. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Joanna Jedrzejczyk explains her intent with gas mask meme - VIDEO
UFC Strawweight Joanna Jedrzejczyk posted a meme of herself in a gas mask next to her Chinese opponent Zhang Weili and later deleted it from Instagram. At a media day, Jedrzejczyk explained what her intent was with that post and fired back at Weili who had said earlier in the day that she was still angry over the joke. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Zhang Weili Still Angry Over Her Opponent's Coronavirus Joke - VIDEO
UFC women's strawweight champion Zhang Weili discusses how she fled her native China to train in Las Vegas due to the spread of the coronavirus and responds to jokes her opponent, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, made about the outbreak ahead of their UFC 248 title bout. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Steve Sisolak Talks Coronavirus Preparation - Video
Steve Sisolak talks about how Nevada is preparing for the coronavirus in case it starts to spread across the state.
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