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Top Las Vegas news: Control board requires masks at casino table games; UNLV removes Hey Reb! statue

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By Hoodline - Published on June 18, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Las Vegas.

Joe Jackson's granddaughter stabbed in racist attack

The granddaughter of Joe Jackson — and niece of Michael Jackson — was the victim of a hate crime last month in Las Vegas.

Read the full story on TheGrio.

NAACP organizes protest outside City Hall

About 100 people stood outside Las Vegas City Hall on Wednesday as a City Council meeting took place inside, with NAACP demonstrators calling out what they said was the “reckless behavior” of council members.

Read the full story on Las Vegas Review-Journal.

UNLV removes Hey Reb! statue following student protests

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas has removed a statue of its "Hey Reb!" mascot from in front of its alumni center following outcry from student groups, including the Native American Student Association. The bronze statue is expected to be returned to its donors.

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.

Control Board requires masks at casino table games

The state Gaming Control Board late Wednesday ordered Nevada casinos to require players and spectators of most casino table and card games to wear protective face coverings.

Read the full story on Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Las Vegas police seek information after man hit by car in central valley

Officers responded after a man was reportedly hit by a car at 9:43 p.m. June 7 on the 200 block of Mission Newport Lane, near U.S. Highway 95 and South Decatur Boulevard, according to authorities.

Read the full story on Las Vegas Review-Journal.


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