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RJ reporter Bailey Schulz talks about how much Las Vegas Casino companies are losing and how the Emergency bill could help if they run out of money or need help recouping what was lost.

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Trump Slams Mail-In Voting
Trump Slams Mail-In Voting. With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic affecting nearly every aspect of life, several states are making adjustments to their primary election procedures. . Many states have already postponed their elections to later dates, or have called for mail-in voting. President Donald Trump criticized the idea of voting by mail on Twitter, saying Republicans lose out in the process. Republicans should fight very hard when it comes to state wide mail-in voting. Democrats are clamoring for it. Tremendous potential for voter fraud, and for whatever reason, doesn’t work out well for Republicans, President Donald Trump via Twitter. Easier access to voting by mail could affect Trump’s bid for reelection this year, especially in swing states where margins could be very thin
Bernie Sanders drops out of 2020 Democratic race for president - VIDEO
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont officially announced an end to his 2020 presidential bid on Wednesday. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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)
Sisolak news conference, April 6, 2020
Pahrump man accused of killing roommate in fight over drugs - VIDEO
A Pahrump man was arrested Saturday after the Nye County Sheriff’s Office said he killed his roommate during a fight over drugs. (Nye County Sheriff's Office)
How to wear a mask with Southern Hills Hospital -VIDEO
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.
First responders in Las Vegas dine out - VIDEO
President of Ahren Hotel Blake Ferry welcomes first responders to have a place to dine through Ahren Cares at Uncommon restaurant in Ahren Hotel in Las Vegas on Monday, April 6, 2020. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Lady Gaga announces COVID-19 benefit concert - VIDEO
Lady Gaga made the announcement during a World Health Organization call on Monday. The global televised special will take place April 18, and proceeds will help fund protective equipment for health-care professionals. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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)
UFC’s Dana White named as extortion victim in sex-tape case
Dana Whites name was included in the Clark County District Court lawsuit filed  FRIDAY by the man who served time for the sensational crime.
Coronavirus claims Las Vegas icon ‘Uncle’ Phil Maloof - VIDEO
Coronavirus has claimed “Uncle” Phil Maloof of the high-profile Maloof family of Las Vegas. George Maloof, Phil Maloof’s nephew, confirmed his uncle’s passing Saturday in Las Vegas at age 93, with coronavirus the cause.
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.
Police investigate after man fatally shoots father, wounds mother
A man fatally shot his father and wounded his mother during a family cookout on Saturday, March 4, 2020, in the south Las Vegas Valley, Metropolitan Police Department homicide Lt Ray Spencer said. (Katelyn Newberg/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Tua Tagovailoa says whether he starts or is mentored, he's ready for the NFL - Video
Former Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is reportedly back to full health ahead of the 2020 NFL Draft after suffering an injury in Nov. 2019 that would end his collegiate career. Though he'd be happy to be drafted to a team as a backup who is mentored at first, Tagovailoa says the competitor in him is ready to start in the NFL. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas shoppers tout wearing masks during coronavirus pandemic
The Las Vegas Review-Journal talked to shoppers about wearing face masks at Sam's Club in southwest Las Vegas Friday, April 3, 2020. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
HBO makes programming available for free - VIDEO
HBO is making 500 hours of programming available at no cost for a limited time. The #StayHomeBoxOffice programming will be available to stream without a subscription on HBO Now and HBO Go. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Kats interview with New York-New York president Cynthia Kiser Murphey
Johnny Kats interviews New York New York president and COO Cindy Kiser Murphey about the lighting of the Las Vegas Strip with messages of hope amid the coronavirus crisis.
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
Bill Withers, soul legend and 'Lean on Me' singer, dead at 81 - VIDEO
Bill Withers' family said he died of heart complications on Monday in Los Angeles. Withers was a three-time Grammy winner. His other major hits include “Ain’t No Sunshine" and “Lovely Day.” (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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)
District Court Family Division Department J Debate - Video
The Las Vegas Review-Journal studio hosts a debate between the three candidates running for Department J in Clark County Family Court. The candidates are Dedree Sevena Butler, Rena G. Hughes, and John Scott MacDonald.
District Court Family Division Department I Debate - Video
The Las Vegas Review-Journal studio hosts a debate between the two of the three candidates running for Department I in Clark County Family Court. The candidates are Soonhee Bailey and Yvette Chevalier.
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)
Nevada Highway Patrol sergeant's body escorted to Ely - Video
Nevada Highway Patrol Sgt. Benjamin Jenkins’ body was escorted from the Clark County coroner’s office to Ely Saturday afternoon, March 28. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Justin Herbert: Forcing Himself to be Uncomfortable to Become an NFL Quarterback
In order to become a prolific quarterback in the NFL, Oregon's Justin Herbert says he is going to have to make himself uncomfortable and put himself in challenging situations in order to improve at his position. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Jon Jones DWI Arrest Video
Video was released on Friday from an officer's body cam of UFC champion Jon Jones going through a sobriety test and before being arrested. Jones was arrested early Thursday on charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated, possession of an open container and negligent use of a firearm.
Judicial Department 28 Debate - Video
The Las Vegas Review-Journal hosts a debate between the two of the three candidates running for Department 28 in Clark County District Court including James Early Cavanaugh and Ronald J. Israel.
Las Vegas company wants to produce masks, gowns for health care workers - VIDEO
Polar Shades is a company in Las Vegas that creates window shades, but they are willing to convert their manufacturing plant to make protective equipment for first responders and health care workers— if they could get the materials. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Will the Raiders Pursue Jordan Love in the NFL Draft? - VIDEO
The Raiders will look to improve at every position in the NFL Draft, which could include looking to bring in a young quarterback to groom, like Utah State's Jordan Love. Love spoke about his skills and who he looks up to at the quarterback position at the 2020 NFL Combine. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders Agree to Terms with WR Nelson Agholor - VIDEO
On Saturday the Raiders agreed to terms with wide receiver Nelson Agholor,  offensive lineman Eric Kush, tight end Nick O’Leary and running back Rod Smith, who appeared in the team’s final three games last season as a special teams player. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Raiders Agree to Terms with CB Eli Apple - VIDEO
The Raiders have come to terms with cornerback Eli Apple, who last played with the New Orleans Saints. Apple was drafted 10th overall in 2016 by the New York Giants. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders sign LB Littleton, DE Nassib, more
On the second day of the legal tampering period in the NFL, the Raiders picked up linebacker Cory Littleton, defensive end Carl Nassib, tight end Jason Witten and more. Here's a recap of the action from Tuesday. (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.
Raiders strengthen defense in free agency - Video
Some of the Raiders biggest struggles in the past seasons have come from the defense. Now, in free agency, the front office is making big moves to improve that side of the ball. Vegas Nation crew Cassie Soto and Myles Simmons bring you the latest in Raiders free agency.
Raiders make big free agency moves on offense - Video
The Raiders continue to make big moves on offense, including signing long-time Cowboy Jason Witten. Vegas Nation crew Cassie Soto and Myles Simmons bring you the latest in Raiders free agency.
Roger Mayweather dies at 58 - Video
Boxing legend Roger Mayweather has died at age 58 after a long battle with diabetes. A cause of death has not been released, but Mayweather had been battling with brain trauma and kidney disease.
Raiders and Cory Littleton agree to terms - VIDEO
Linebacker Cory Littleton, a 2018 Pro Bowler who played in Super Bowl 53 with the Los Angeles Rams, has agreed to terms with the Las Vegas Raiders. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Marcus Mariota is a Raider - Video
The Raiders have signed quarterback Marcus Mariota as a backup to Derek Carr.
A Flyover of Allegiant Stadium At Night - VIDEO
Here's a look at the new home of the Raiders, Allegiant Stadium, at night from this flyover near the Las Vegas Strip.
Raiders Agree to Terms with Mariota, LB Kwiatkoski
A recap of the moves made as the NFL stays open for business transactions with unrestricted free agents being signed during the legal tampering period. The Raiders signed linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski and former Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota.  (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vegas Nation: NFL Draft Canceled in Las Vegas, Legal Tampering Period Open - VIDEO
On Monday, the NFL announced the draft and its planned festivities would no longer take place in Las Vegas though the draft itself will still take place Apr. 23-25 as scheduled. The Raiders grabbed former Bears LB Nick Kwiatkoski in the first day of the legal tampering period. The Vegas Nation team breaks down the latest news in this update.(Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Department 23 Judicial Debate - Video
The Las Vegas Review-Journal hosts a debate between three of the four candidates running for Department 23 in Clark County District Court between Karl Wesley Armstrong, Jasmin D. Lilly-Spells and James Robert Sweetin.
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)
Love, Hurts Among QBs Raiders Could Target in NFL Draft - VIDEO
The Raiders may look to select a quarterback in the 2020 NFL Draft and have 5 picks in the top 100. Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts and Utah State's Jordan Love could be among those the team has on their watchlist. (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)
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A new isolation and quarantine center for homeless at Cashman Center
A new isolation and quarantine center for homeless is under construction at the Cashman Center downtown. (K.M Cannon/
Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada reopens shelter
Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada opened its shelter back up Wednesday at half-capacity — a week after closing its doors because a homeless man staying there and an employee tested positive for coronavirus. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Sunrise Coffee gives drive-through customers a rose with their coffee order.
Sunrise Coffee gives drive-through customers a rose with their coffee order. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Gov. Sisolak issues stay at home order, activates state National Guard - VIDEO
Gov. Steve Sisolak issued a statewide stay-at-home order for Nevada’s 3 million residents Wednesday, joining 33 other states and several of America’s biggest cities in enacting a coronavirus quarantine that now extends to more than three-quarters of the U.S. population.
Alpine owner part of cartel investigation
RJ investigations reporter talks about the federal investigation that included the Alpine Motel and its owner as well as whether the city failed to do inspections because of the probe.
Mojave Max emerges - Video
The same day Gov. Steve Sisolak announced a stay-at-home order, one prominent Nevadan chose this time to emerge into the great outdoors.
Two in homeless community still missing after flash flooding
On March 12, record rainfall hit Vegas, and the water rose in the washes. Wendy Cox, who was living in the tunnels of the wash near Flamingo with Pilgrim, escaped the flood, but her partner William "Sky" Pilgrim is still missing. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Little Darlings and Deja Vu Love Boutique give away bottled water. (Little Darlings)
Little Darlings and Deja Vu Love Boutique give away bottled water. (Little Darlings)
Much uncertainty for UNLV football amid coronavirus pandemic
North Carolina coach Mack Brown warns a season might not take place. UNLV is scheduled to play its first season at Allegiant Stadium. This also is the first season under Rebels coach Marcus Arroyo. Kenyon Oblad hopes to remain UNLV's starting quarterback. Running back Charles Williams comes off a 1,000-yard season
Las Vegas Strip casinos accepting bookings after shutdown ends - Video
Nevada’s 30-day casino shutdown is set to end April 16, and some Las Vegas properties are accepting bookings for the following day.
Tua Tagovailoa says whether he starts or is mentored, he's ready for the NFL - Video
Former Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is reportedly back to full health ahead of the 2020 NFL Draft after suffering an injury in Nov. 2019 that would end his collegiate career. Though he'd be happy to be drafted to a team as a backup who is mentored at first, Tagovailoa says the competitor in him is ready to start in the NFL. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
District Court Family Division Department J Debate - Video
The Las Vegas Review-Journal studio hosts a debate between the three candidates running for Department J in Clark County Family Court. The candidates are Dedree Sevena Butler, Rena G. Hughes, and John Scott MacDonald.
Kats interview with New York-New York president Cynthia Kiser Murphey
Johnny Kats interviews New York New York president and COO Cindy Kiser Murphey about the lighting of the Las Vegas Strip with messages of hope amid the coronavirus crisis.
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)
District Court Family Division Department I Debate - Video
The Las Vegas Review-Journal studio hosts a debate between the two of the three candidates running for Department I in Clark County Family Court. The candidates are Soonhee Bailey and Yvette Chevalier.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday.

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“It’s respiratory arrest in its true form: a sudden type of hypoxia and worsening that requires emergent intubation,” one doctor said of a pattern of rapid decline in COVID-19 patients. Such was the case with a Las Vegas radio host.