The founding member of the ‘Four Seasons’ has died of COVID-19.
 
The founding member of the ‘Four Seasons’ has died of COVID-19.

The founding member of the ‘Four Seasons’ has died of COVID-19.
Tommy DeVito, was the founding member of the rock ’n’ roll group .
and an inspiration for the “Jersey Boys” musical.
DeVito had been hospitalized for weeks and was on a ventilator until he died in Henderson. .
He was 92

RAIDER FANS COME OUT IN FORCE
 
RAIDER FANS COME OUT IN FORCE

RAIDER FANS OUT IN FORCE.
The coronavirus left Raiders fans on the outside looking in at
Allegiant Stadium on Monday night. .
But it did not prevent football enthusiasts in the valley and beyond from celebrating the team’s long-awaited Las Vegas debut

Park MGM, NoMad to reopen smoke-free
 
Park MGM, NoMad to reopen smoke-free

MGM Resorts International announced that Park MGM and NoMad on the Las Vegas Strip will be smoke-free facilities when they reopen Sept. 30.

Somber Las Vegas ceremonies mark 9/11 Anniversary
 
Somber Las Vegas ceremonies mark 9/11 Anniversary

Somber Las Vegas ceremonies mark 9/11 Anniversary.
A tribute to those lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks was held in front of Allegiant Stadium Friday morning. .
Nearly two dozen first responders attending a flag-raising ceremony to honor the fallen.
Other Las Vegas firefighters in the valley, performing a traditional ringing of the bell in front of Fire Station Five on Hinson Street.
The Sept. 11, 2001, attacks by the al-Qaida Islamic extremist group killed 2,977 people. .
Four commercial airplanes were hijacked, with two used to topple the World Trade Center towers in New York City. .
A third plane was crashed into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. The fourth hijacked plane, Flight 93, crashed in a field in western Pennsylvania.
“We can not only commemorate the lives of all those we lost in the attacks on 9/11, but also I think it is equally important we honor those heroes who are with us every single day,” , County Commissioner Michael Naft.
“We need to make sure people don’t forget what happened that day. If we can have an event here every 9/11 to memorialize that and keep it in people’s minds so we remember, we will do it.”, Raiders President Marc Badain

This Day in History: 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
 
This Day in History: 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

This Day in History:, 9/11 Terrorist Attacks.
September 11, 2001.
Masterminded by Saudi national Osama bin Laden,
four American airplanes were hijacked by
19 members of the terrorist group, al Qaeda. .
The terrorists flew two of the planes
into the Twin Towers of the
World Trade Center in New York City. .
Hours later,
a deeply shocked nation watched the
collapse of the Twin Towers live on national television. .
A third plane was flown into the
west side of the
Pentagon military headquarters. .
Passengers on the fourth plane,
United Flight 93, overtook the terrorists.
The plane crashed into a Shanksville, PA, field
rather than its unknown target. .
Nearly 3,000 people died in the attacks,
the most significant in American history. .
Nearly 10,000 people who were exposed
to the debris of the fallen towers have been
diagnosed with 9/11-related cancer. .
The economic toll of the attacks
has approached $1 trillion. .
In response to 9/11,
the Department of Homeland Security
was created. .
On the ten-year anniversary of the attack,
the World Trade Center memorial
“Reflecting Absence” was opened to the public

Las Vegas Monorail purchase gets LVCVA approval
 
Las Vegas Monorail purchase gets LVCVA approval

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors approved a deal to acquire the Las Vegas Monorail system for $24.26 million.

Distance education
 
Distance education

Katy Larrabee of Las Vegas, a mother of three students, speaks on her experience assisting her children with distance education after several weeks into the school year.

Clark County launches ambitious COVID testing blitz
 
Clark County launches ambitious COVID testing blitz

The Clark County “Stop, Swab & Go” testing process has begun at three sites in the Las Vegas Valley. Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom was on hand at the Sam Boyd Stadium site to explain the blitz and take a test himself. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto

Raiders acquire Dolphins linebacker Raekwon McMillan in trade – VIDEO
 
Raiders acquire Dolphins linebacker Raekwon McMillan in trade – VIDEO

McMillan, a run-stuffing linebacker who has 177 tackles over 28 career starts over his first three NFL seasons, is a former second-round pick in 2017 out of Ohio State. He missed his rookie season with a knee injury but has been a productive player in the two seasons since.

Podkats! With Skye Dee Miles – Video
 
Podkats! With Skye Dee Miles – Video

John Katsilometes interviews singer Skye Dee Miles at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. supper club at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Las Vegan changes life running Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathons
 
Las Vegan changes life running Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathons

Las Vegan Ryan Romero, 26, turned his life around thanks to running. In an effort to lose weight and reduce blood pressure, he went for a run. He worked his way up to a marathon, and competed in every Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon event last year. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto

Petition to Reopen Playgrounds
 
Petition to Reopen Playgrounds

Janie Sandberg of Henderson, mother of three, discusses a petition she made asking Gov. Sisolak to reopen playgrounds, at Siena Heights Trailhead Park in Henderson on Friday morning, Aug. 28, 2020.

Takeaways Podcast with Lincoln Kennedy – Video
 
Takeaways Podcast with Lincoln Kennedy – Video

Vegas Nation host Heidi Fang is joined by former Raiders’ offensive tackle in the latest edition of the Takeaways podcast. Kennedy spoke about what Derek Carr needs to do in 2020, the strength of the team’s offensive line and gave his thoughts on the new facility and more.

Full episodes can be found on VegasNation.com. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Two COVID-19 cases reported by students at UNLV
 
Two COVID-19 cases reported by students at UNLV

Students on campus react to the news of two COVID-19 cases on campus. They believe more cases will pop up, but feel the school is doing everything it can to keep everyone safe.

The Mirage reopens – Video
 
The Mirage reopens – Video

The Mirage on the Las Vegas Strip reopened to the public Thursday morning. It shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic on March 16. (John Katsliometes/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Concession stands inside Allegiant Stadium
 
Concession stands inside Allegiant Stadium

Before Friday’s Raiders practice the Vegas Nation crew got to take a look at the concession options inside the Allegiant Stadium concourse.

Vegas Nation Blitz ep.17 | Watch Out for the Raiders
 
Vegas Nation Blitz ep.17 | Watch Out for the Raiders

This week’s guest is Raider Nation personality J. T. the Brick. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Allegiant Stadium insider Mick Akers, sports reporter Le’Andre Fox, and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang, Adam Hill and Vinny Bonsignore. As training camp continues and we are less than three weeks from the showdown in Carolina and the Raiders prove to be deep with offensive weapons and a linebacking crew that has become a spotlight of their defense.

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