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Safety netting is being laid across the stainless-steel cable net of Allegiant Stadium in preparation for the ETFE roof installation. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto and Stadium Insider Rick Velotta discuss the safety netting and the overall progress of the roof.

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Local teens goes viral after sharing her COVID-19 story
A Local teens goes viral after sharing her COVID-19 story on Twitter. 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.
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.
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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.
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.
Where To Watch Fireworks - Video
Fireworks will be launched from several locations around the Las Vegas Valley to celebrate the Fourth of July.
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.
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.
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.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.
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.
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)
Aria reopens to public with "Dandelion Forest" display - Video
Aria Resort & Casino reopened to the public for the first time since early March on Wednesday, July 1. Guests checking in at the hotel lobby will be welcomed with a "Dandelion Forest" display representing the 4th of July.
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Restaurants inside the Aria get ready to reopen and welcome guests with some new Summer entrees.
Discovery Children's Museum reopens to the public
Melissa Kaiser, CEO of the Discovery Children's Museum, talks about the reopening of the museum to the public on July 2 and the various ways the staff plans to keep guests safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Molotov Cocktail Thrown at LVMPD Substation - VIDEO
Evidence indicates a Molotov Cocktail, defined as a glass bottle filled with a flammable liquid and wick, was ignited and thrown towards the LVMPD’s Northeast Area Command located at 3750 Cecile Avenue.
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)
Arrests Made In Murder Investigation
Nickolas Vonalst, Monika Gonzalez, and a juvenile were arrested following a murder investigation that began on June 23rd, 2020. (Nye County Sheriff's Office/YouTube)
Local woman wins $676K slots jackpot at Henderson casino
A Henderson player won a $676,614 jackpot on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at Club Fortune Casino. Erica hit her lucky spin on June 15.
Temperature checks at Las Vegas casinos - VIDEO
Wynn Resorts, Las Vegas Sands, Boyd Gaming and Station Casinos have installed screening mechanisms at every accessible entrance of their properties. At Wynn Las Vegas and Encore, as well as The Venetian and Palazzo, thermal imaging cameras give the operators a “Predator”-style look at everyone who enters. Downtown casinos, including The D and the Plaza, rely on a mix of wrist and forehead scans. The longer you’re out in the Las Vegas heat, the warmer your exposed skin will register, experts say. As a result, you may be asked to wait and cool off before entering, even if you aren’t feverish.
Weekly COVID-19 Q&A
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 FINDS 1,500 CASES, INDOOR VENUES BIGGEST RISK 2. CORONAVIRUS TRANSMISSION RATE IN NEVADA IS THE HIGHEST IN THE U.S. ACCORDING TO 'RT.LIVE' REPORT 3. YOUNGER NEVADANS DRIVING NEW SURGE OF COVID-19 CASES
Coronavirus transmission rate in Nevada is the highest in the US
A COVID-19-tracking website built by the cofounders of Instagram shows Nevada currently has the highest rate of coronavirus transmission in the country.
Wounded Las Vegas police officer Shay Mikalonis is being transferred.
Wounded Las Vegas police officer Shay Mikalonis is being transferred. .A procession of vehicles was escorting Mikalonis to an awaiting helicopter pad on the outskirts of McCarran International Airport.He's being transferred to an out-of-state medical facility Wednesday morning, for treatment of a severe spinal cord injury.Mikalonis was shot in the head at the conclusion of a Black Lives Matter protest June 1 on the Las Vegas Strip. .He is paralyzed from the neck down. .The Mikalonis Family says fundraisers and donations have been overwhelming. The fundraisers have raised a sizeable amount of money for the family to attend to Shay’s medical needs. .“The community support has continued and we are very thankful for it. There is a long road ahead.”, Frank Mikalonis, Shay's Uncle
Las Vegas police officer Shay Mikalonis moved to spinal cord center.
Paralyzed Las Vegas police officer Shay Mikalonis was being transferred to an out-of-state medical facility Wednesday morning for treatment of a severe spinal cord injury. (Glenn Puit/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Aviators’ season canceled - Video
There will be no Las Vegas Aviators season in 2020.
Arizona man gets prison time for selling ammo to Las Vegas shooter
Douglas Haig of Mesa, Arizona was sentenced Tuesday in Las Vegas to 13 months in prison for selling illegally manufactured ammunition to the Route 91 Harvest festival gunman.
May casino gaming win figures down 99.4 percent from 2019
The state Gaming Control Board on Tuesday reported a May casino win of $5.8 million, down 99.4 percent from May 2019.
Travelers from Nevada will have to quarantine in New York area -VIDEO
Nevada has been added to a list of 16 states where travelers will be advised to voluntarily quarantine for 14 days after they arrive in three states in the Northeast.
Cosmopolitan workers COVID19 spread
The Review-Journal had interviewed six employees and had been in contact with a total of nine Cosmopolitan workers who have said they are concerned for their health and safety.
The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide
The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide at the area of East Flamingo Road and Palos Verde Street on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Las Vegas. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Latest update on the Mahogany Fire containment
The Mahogany Fire near Mount Charleston is now estimated to be about 2,700 acres with about 10 percent of the blaze contained, a fire official said. “We have roughly 240 personnel assigned to the fire with more arriving throughout the day,” said Brandon Hampton, a fire information officer for Great Basin Team 7.
High-speed train project gets OK to use I-15 right of way in California - Video
Virgin Trains has entered into a lease agreement with California to use existing right of way along Interstate 15 for its high-speed train plans.
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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)
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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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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)
UFC on ESPN 10: Calvillo, Vettori take home emotional wins - VIDEO
UFC flyweight Cynthia Calvillo got emotional in her post-fight victory press conference and discussed her short training period with a new fight camp and about competing in a new weight class. Middleweight Marvin Vettori talked about rebooking of his fight when his opponent failed to make weight. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Dana White would rather keep events at UFC Apex than have half the audience - VIDEO
UFC president Dana White spoke about the promotion's next set of events in Abu Dhabi, the procedures the company is taking to put on the fight cards safely during the coronavirus pandemic, what the promotion has told other leagues trying to relaunch and where else they may hold events in the coming months. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Politics and Government Editor Steve Sebelius talks about reactions after Gov. Steve Sisolak enacts a face mask mandate that begins at midnight Friday.
Religion-themed Statues Removed From Mandalay Bay - VIDEO
Objections from a group of mostly Northern Nevada-based religious leaders asked statues of Hindu and Jain deities be removed from the nightclub, calling the pieces’ display there “highly inappropriate.”
Lawyers for Las Vegas police officer, union official dispute charges
Lawyers for suspended Las Vegas detective Lawrence Rinetti, and Michael Ramirez, a former high-ranking director of the police union asked a judge on Wednesday to throw out felony charges against them.
Defund CCSD Police Rally
Students and school counselors gathered Wednesday afternoon to call for defunding the Clark County School District Police Department.
Sisolak Mandates Use Of Face Masks - Video
Governor Steve Sisolak announced a mandatory face covering policy for all Nevadans and visitors. (Courtesy: KLAS-TV)
Las Vegas veterinarian launches telemedicine for pets
The new online tool helps pet owners get medical care for their pets over video chat.
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)
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)
Las Vegas Aviators’ season canceled - Video
There will be no Las Vegas Aviators season in 2020.
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.
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)
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)
Vegas tourists react to mask mandate - VIDEO
Governor Steve Sisolak announced on Wednesday a mandate to wear face masks starting Friday. Down on the Las Vegas Strip tourists reacted on camera to the news. (James Schaeffer / 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.
NFL cancels Hall of Fame game, delays inductions, say sources
The Aug. 6 exhibition game between the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers is the first on-field event the league has canceled during the pandemic.
LVCVA #VegasSmart social media campaign brings awareness to wearing a mask - Video
Now that Gov. Steve Sisolak has announced requirements to wear masks in public settings in the state, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will attempt to deliver the message to prospective visitors via their #VegasSmart social media campaign. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Clark County libraries fully restore most services - VIDEO
The Acting Executive Director of LVCCLD gives a glimpse into the first day of reopening libraries around the county and the services now being offered.
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.
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