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Reno Aces and Las Vegas Aviators at Las Vegas Ballpark, July 1, 2019. (Las Vegas Aviators)

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No Mask protesters want mandate gone
A group gathered to protest Gov. Sisolak's mask mandate at the intersection of West Sunset Road and North Stephanie Street in Henderson. The protesters asked that the mandate, which is in place to slow the spread of COVID-19, be revoked.
Vegas Nation Blitz ep.10 | Half Billion Dollar Man
This week's guest is former Los Angeles Raiders linebacker Jerry Robinson. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Raiders reporters Vinny Bonsignore and Ed Graney, Allegiant Stadium insider Mick Akers and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang. What does Patrick Mahomes' megacontract mean for the Raiders? Where will Colin Kaepernick play this season? Jerry Robinson reflects on his time wearing silver and black.
Police neck restraint policy changed - VIDEO
The Metropolitan Police Department changed its policy on a neck restraint technique.
Trump calls CDC school reopening guidelines 'expensive' and 'very tough' - Video
President Donald Trump tweeted his sentiments about the guidelines presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Man sought in connection to June 16 assault, robbery
Police are seeking this man in connection to an assault and robbery on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, on 10th Street and Fremont in downtown Las Vegas. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)
Aussie Heat rehearses at Mosaic On The Strip
As Mosaic On The Strip Theater is preparing to reopen, the "Aussie Heat" male revue held rehearsals. Review-Journal Entertainment Columnist John Katsilometes spoke with SPR & Promotions President Dean Coleman about the venue's plans.
Sisolak says second special session possible - VIDEO
As legislators considered a $1.2 billion budget gap during a special session Wednesday, Gov. Steve Sisolak said a second special session to consider “extraordinary” policy questions on spending, criminal justice and the state’s social safety net could quickly follow.
Supreme Court grants employers the right to refuse birth control coverage - Video
The Supreme Court upheld a Trump administration regulation allowing employers with religious objections to opt out of birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
With less than a month to go, Allegiant Stadium is 98% complete
With time ticking away in the “fourth quarter” of Allegiant Stadium’s construction process, major signage installation in-and-around the stadium is wrapping up.
Midyear homicide count not dramatically different from previous year
Metropolitan Police Department's homicide Lt. Ray Spencer talks about the midyear homicide count and new technology that's helping officers in the field. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Stavros Anthony replace Michele Fiore as mayor pro tem
Las Vegas Councilman Stavros Anthony was unanimously appointed mayor pro tem to replace Councilwoman Michele Fiore after she gave the title up last month.
Holloway says he wants to "etch his name in the history books" at UFC 251 - VIDEO
Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway spoke to the media about competing at UFC 251, which takes place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi on July 11, his battles with depression and more. He will rematch Alexander Volkanovski for the division title in the co-main event. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Summertime Dole Whip Cocktails
Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer at The Venetian has two new Dole Whip cocktails. The Golden Tiki, which offers a line of Dole Whip cocktails, is reopening Wednesday.
COVID-19 Q&A
You had questions, and we've got the answers!Dr. Brian Labus, Epidemiologist with the UNLV School of Public Health and the governor's medical advisory team, and RJ Health reporter Mary Hynes to answer viewer questions regarding COVID-19 in Nevada. Topics this week: 1. MORE COVID-19 TESTING DEMAND MEANS LONGER WAITS TO GET RESULTS 2. PUBLIC FRUSTRATION WITH COVID-19 NUMBERS; VIRUS BEING POLITICIZED. 3. BEST INTERPRETATION OF COVID-19 NUMBERS
Las Vegas production duo The Audibles score number one hit with Justin Bieber’s “Intentions”
Local hip hop and pop producer duo The Audibles recently produced a song for Justin Bieber that’s since become a hit record. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
As COVID-19 testing demand grows, so does longer wait times to get results
It could take a week or more in some cases to get results, according to test sites and laboratories.
Tracking COVID-19 through Data
RJ Investigative Reporter Michael Scott Davidson talks about COVID-19 Statistics, what they mean and how people can better track the virus.
Layoffs coming for several Hotel-Casino properties - Video
Properties started to give notices for mass layoffs to the state since June 4 when casinos were allowed to be reopened after a 78-day shutdown.
Las Vegas valley heating up this week - Video
According to the latest National Weather Service forecast, the Las Vegas Valley temperatures will intensify a bit each day.
Henderson hockey facility gets additional $1.2 million - VIDEO
Lifeguard Arena, future headquarters of the Henderson Silver Knights, got another $1.2 million from the Henderson City Council.
Baby boom at Camel Safari in Bunkerville
Baby camel Darlene was born Friday, June 26 at Camel Safari in Bunkerville. Guy Seeklus, who owns the 176-acre attraction an hour north of Las Vegas, plans to reopen on August 1 with Mongolian Gers for day use and overnight guests. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Special session to tackle $1.2B budget deficit in special session Wednesday - VIDEO
Closing the state’s $1.2 billion budget hole will be the prime focus of the upcoming special legislative session that will convene at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Carson City, according to a proclamation issued by Gov. Steve Sisolak. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Lawmakers to tackle $1.2B budget deficit in special session Wednesday - VIDEO
Closing the state’s $1.2 billion budget hole will be the prime focus of the upcoming special legislative session that will convene at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Carson City, according to a proclamation issued by Gov. Steve Sisolak. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Jara says time for debate is over on CCSD reopening plan - VIDEO
With pressure growing for the Clark County School District to modify its school reopening plan, Superintendent Jesus Jara said Tuesday that the time has come to move forward on the existing blueprint. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
House spending bill would ban nuclear weapons testing in Nevada - Video
A House spending bill for the Department of Energy includes legislative language tucked into the draft by Rep. Dina Titus that would prevent resuming nuclear weapons testing in Nevada. (MIchael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Lin-Manuel Miranda says 'Hamilton' criticism is 'fair game'
Lin-Manuel Miranda has responded to people claiming he presented an idealized version of the Founding Fathers. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Momofuku veteran chef leaving to cook for Raiders - VIDEO
Chef Michael Rubinstein is leaving the restaurant at The Cosmopolitan after 3½ years to take over as assistant executive chef at the Raiders’ practice facility.
LVMPD Help Rescue People From Fire at Siegel Suites - Video
The LVMPD assists in a fire rescue at Siegel Suites downtown.
McCarran International Airport has changed its baggage claim operations to enhance social
After being alerted to travelers’ concerns, McCarran announced it was altering baggage claim operations.McCarran spokesman Joe Rajchel said, “Each carousel will now have at least one flight assigned to it before any additional are added.". "This will help us reduce crowds around the carousels and promote social distancing.”
Las Vegas home prices set record in June as sales rebound
Las Vegas house prices hit an all-time high in June and sales totals surged from the prior month, a new report says, indicating the market rebounded as locals went back to work.
Clark County Democratic leaders resign
Several key Clark County Democratic Party leaders have resigned as progressive leadership has swelled in recent months.
Caesars and Sands say they will fire workers for not wearing a mask - VIDEO
Casino operators are bolstering efforts to comply with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s order that everybody wear a face covering in public. Caesars Entertainment Corp. and Las Vegas Sands Corp. said wearing a face covering is a condition of employment.
Golden Knights back to full health - Video
The Golden Knights are currently in Phase Two of the NHL's return to play plan and are allowed to have 12 players skating at one time.
Vegas Nation Blitz ep.9 | Mark Davis: All or Nothing
This week's guest is Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Rico Gafford . Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Raiders reporters Vinny Bonsignore and Adam Hill, Allegiant Stadium insider Mick Akers and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang. Mark Davis is displeased with a recent NFL owners vote. Rico Gafford trades in his helmet for a chefs hat. We get the first look inside the Raiders new training facility in Henderson.
NFL expected to shorten preseason to two games - VIDEO
Vegas Nation's Heidi Fang and Vinny Bonsignore discuss what changes to expect if the NFL shortens the preseason to two games and what that means for the Las Vegas Raiders. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas' NHL hub chances in jeopardy over spikes in COVID-19 - Video
Golden Knights writer Ben Gotz and Heidi Fang discuss the rumors that Las Vegas is no longer a frontrunner for an NHL hub city due to spikes in COVID-19 and what that means for the Vegas Golden Knights. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Aviators’ season canceled - Video
There will be no Las Vegas Aviators season in 2020.
Mike Perry says his girlfriend did "great work" as his lone cornerperson at UFC on ESPN 12 - Video
UFC welterweight Mike Perry explains what went into his decision to have his girlfriend, Latory Gonzalez corner him for his fight against Mickey Gall and why that worked for him at UFC on ESPN 12. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
What's Next for Dustin Poirier, Mike Perry Praises his Girlfriend's Corner Work at UFC on ESPN 12
Dustin Poirier defeated Dan Hooker in an instant classic at UFC on ESPN 12 and Mike Perry, with his lone cornerperson being his girlfriend, defeated Mickey Gall. Adam Hill and Heidi Fang recap the action from the UFC Apex. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
NHL expands Phase Two workouts to 12 players
The NHL expanded Phase Two workouts to 12 players on Tuesday. The league hopes to begin training camps July 10 before its 24-team postseason tournament starts in two hub cities.
Henderson Silver Knights practice facility tour - Video
Lifeguard Arena, the practice facility for the Henderson Silver Knights, is approaching its completion date.
UFC on ESPN 12 staredowns
All fighters competing at the UFC on ESPN 12 event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 27, squared off against each other following the weigh-ins on Friday. Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker will serve as the main event. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UFC on ESPN 12 weigh-in results - VIDEO
All 20 fighters competing at UFC on ESPN 12 made weight at the UFC Apex on Friday, June 26. The event, which takes place on Saturday, features a lightweight main event between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UFC's Mike Perry on why his girlfriend is his only cornerperson - VIDEO
Ahead of his fight against Mickey Gall at the UFC Apex on June 27 in Las Vegas, UFC welterweight Mike Perry speaks about who will be his only cornerperson – his girlfriend, Latory Gonzalez. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vegas Nation Blitz ep.8 | Inside Allegiant Stadium
This week's guest is Las Vegas Raiders linebacker Tanner Muse. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Raiders reporters Vinny Bonsignore and Adam Hill, Allegiant Stadium insider Mick Akers and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang. Get the first look inside Allegiant Stadium in months.
Crews test Allegiant Stadium video boards - Video
On Wednesday, the infamous Raiders shield logo was scrolled across portions of the video ribbons inside the Allegiant Stadium.
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Culinary union express concerns about returning to work - Video
The Culinary Workers Union expresses their concerns about returning to work and the safety precautions that casinos are taking to ensure the safety of staff.
UFC president gives his take on newcomer Max Rohskopf quitting between rounds - VIDEO
UFC president Dana White reacts to UFC newcomer Max Rohskopf attempting to call off his own fight after the second round of his bout against Austin Hubbard at UFC on ESPN 11. The Nevada Athletic Commission will investigate the stoppage and what happened in the interaction with his cornerman, Robert Drysdale, who ignored Rohskoph's requests to stop the fight. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Blaydes decisions Volkov, Emmett takes on Fight of the Night at UFC on ESPN 11
Curtis Blaydes says he's fine playing the heel role after putting on a performance that left fans and UFC president Dana White unsatisfied, and Josh Emmett, though he took Fight of the Night for his performance over Shane Burgos, says he wasn't happy with his fight. The Review-Journal's Heidi Fang and Adam Hill recap the event in this post-fight recap.
UFC couple Tecia Torres and Raquel Pennington take home wins, create Pride fight kit - Video
Tecia Torres and Raquel Pennington, a couple competing in the UFC women's divisions, both took home wins at UFC on ESPN 11, which was also the first time they competed on the same fight card. Torres defeated Brianna Van Buren on the preliminary card and Pennington defeated Marion Reneau on the main card. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Dana White on what could happen with the UFC if another coronavirus shutdown happens, Nunes' possible retirement
UFC president Dana White says he's preparing as though another shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic may occur soon. If that should occur, he says he hopes the Nevada Athletic Commission will see that the organization has proven that they can still put on safe events in the UFC Apex facility. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UFC on ESPN 11 staredowns - VIDEO
UFC on ESPN 11, taking place at the UFC Apex on June 20, will feature 12 bouts. In the main event, heavyweights Alexander Volkov and Curtis Blaydes will look to prove who's the next top contender in the division. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UFC on ESPN 11 weigh-ins - VIDEO
Ahead of UFC on ESPN 11 on June 20, the 24 fighters competing in the event stepped on the scale at official weigh-ins at the UFC Apex. Frank Camacho, who's expected to face Justin Jaynes in a lightweight contest, was the only fighter to miss weight and came in two pounds over the 156-pound limit. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Curits Blaydes talks about the heavyweight title picture ahead of fight against Alexander Volkov - VIDEO
UFC heavyweight Curtis Blaydes will face Alexander Volkov on June 20 at UFC on ESPN 11 in Las Vegas. Ahead of the fight, Blaydes spoke about the heavyweight title picture, his status as a contender in the division and more. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Masks required at casino table games in Nevada - Video
The state Gaming Control Board has ordered Nevada casinos to require players and spectators of most casino table and card games to wear protective face coverings.
UNLV removes Hey Reb! statue - Video
UNLV removed a bronze statue of Hey Reb! from campus on Tuesday night. In an email sent out to students, university President Marta Meana said “In recent conversations with the donor we mutually agreed it was best to remove the statue and return it."
Raiders complete "Super Flush" - Video
Allegiant Stadium workers gave the 65,000-seat stadium’s restrooms a game day-like test by flushing all toilets and urinals at nearly the same time. This is known as a "super flush."
Vegas Nation Blitz ep.7 | BLM
This week's guest is Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Tyrell Williams. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Raiders reporters Vinny Bonsignore and Adam Hill, Allegiant Stadium insider Mick Akers and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang. Tyrell Williams discusses how racism affected him as a child and how he hopes to use his platform to inspire change.
Ryan Reaves on What Can Be Done to Bring Cultural Diversity Hockey - VIDEO
Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves talks about signing a two-year extension with the team, his personal experiences with racism as a hockey player and what the NHL and individual hockey teams could do to bring more cultural diversity to the sport. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Las Vegas teen shares COVID-19 story on social media - Video
Kaydee Asher speaks with the RJ about what it's like having COVID-19, how she may have contracted the virus, and how she's using her platform to tell other young people to be safe. (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Officials give update on Mahogany fire outside Las Vegas
The Mahogany Fire near Mount Charleston was still about 40 percent contained as of Thursday morning, and officials didn’t have an estimate for when it would be extinguished.
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Hockey arena opponents erred in ballot initiative - Video
Opponents of a minor league hockey arena in Henderson collected enough verified signatures to put the disputed project on the November ballot, but then a problem emerged: A procedural error on the petition.
Summerlin Council preps for virtual patriotic parade - Video
For the first time in 25 years, the Summer Council will not be holding its annual patriotic parade in person. Instead, the 4th of July festivities will be done virtually.
Board Investigating 111 Cases Of Safety Noncompliance At Casinos - Video
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has opened 111 regulatory cases to determine whether certain Nevada casinos have been noncompliant with the board’s new health and safety policies.
Nevada Stepping Up Its Fight Against Coronavirus - Video
With Nevada pausing in its COVID-19 recovery plan through July amid rising rates of infection and illness, the state on Wednesday announced a new push to fight the disease through targeted outreach and intervention, as well as stepped-up enforcement of protective health measures.
Where To Watch Fireworks - Video
Fireworks will be launched from several locations around the Las Vegas Valley to celebrate the Fourth of July.
NHP Fatal Officer Involved Shooting in Elko - VIDEO
The Nevada Highway Patrol released body camera and dashcam footage from a traffic stop where a man was fatally shot by a trooper in Elko.
Allegiant Stadium Performs Blackout Test - Video
Allegiant stadium performs a blackout test to ensure the safety of fans when the venue opens.
Vegas Nation Blitz ep.10 | Half Billion Dollar Man
This week's guest is former Los Angeles Raiders linebacker Jerry Robinson. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Raiders reporters Vinny Bonsignore and Ed Graney, Allegiant Stadium insider Mick Akers and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang. What does Patrick Mahomes' megacontract mean for the Raiders? Where will Colin Kaepernick play this season? Jerry Robinson reflects on his time wearing silver and black.
Holloway says he wants to "etch his name in the history books" at UFC 251 - VIDEO
Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway spoke to the media about competing at UFC 251, which takes place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi on July 11, his battles with depression and more. He will rematch Alexander Volkanovski for the division title in the co-main event. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Knights back to full health - Video
The Golden Knights are currently in Phase Two of the NHL's return to play plan and are allowed to have 12 players skating at one time.
NFL expected to shorten preseason to two games - VIDEO
Vegas Nation's Heidi Fang and Vinny Bonsignore discuss what changes to expect if the NFL shortens the preseason to two games and what that means for the Las Vegas Raiders. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vegas Nation Blitz ep.9 | Mark Davis: All or Nothing
This week's guest is Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Rico Gafford . Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Raiders reporters Vinny Bonsignore and Adam Hill, Allegiant Stadium insider Mick Akers and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang. Mark Davis is displeased with a recent NFL owners vote. Rico Gafford trades in his helmet for a chefs hat. We get the first look inside the Raiders new training facility in Henderson.
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