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Top Las Vegas news: Commissioner wants to rename airport; $20K reward for arrests in man's slaying

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By Hoodline - Published on June 22, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Las Vegas.

Commissioner calls for renaming airport, citing namesake's racist legacy

Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom  wants to see McCarran International Airport's name changed amid a wave of racial unrest. Critics who oppose renaming the airport say Sen. Patrick McCarran was a critical part of history and attempting to scrub his name from Las Vegas will not change that. 

Read the full story on 10News – ABC San Diego KGTV.

Bellagio’s plexiglass not in the cards for all poker rooms

The Bellagio is the only room in Las Vegas with six-handed games because it has installed plexiglass dividers between players.

Read the full story on Las Vegas Review-Journal.

$20K reward offered for arrests in Las Vegas man's slaying

David Rathbun retired to Las Vegas from New York in 2015 for the warm weather, the hiking and the entertainment. Las Vegas police say that two years after Rathbun moved to Vegas and bought a house, he became the victim of an elaborate, deadly scam.

Read the full story on Las Vegas Review-Journal.


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