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‘Supermarket Sweep’ returns to TV! Leslie Jones to host, executive produce show

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Grab your shopping carts and get ready for the fun because Supermarket Sweep is headed back to TV! The show at game show loving, grocery shopping enthusiasts is the latest on a long list of television shows to be rebooted in the past year.

The iconic game show that features contestants racing through the aisles of a grocery store packing their carts with the most valuable items, first debuted on ABC in 1965. Bill Malone was the host.  

A revival of the series featuring David Ruperecht premiered on Lifetime in 1990. The newest version of the show is generating a lot of buzz because it includes some really funny people... Read More

Survey: 15% of Americans plan to bet on NFL games this season

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas has long been the center of the gambling world, but as sports betting becomes legal in other states, more and more people are getting in on the action. A survey done by the American Gaming Association shows more than 38 million American adults plan on betting on NFL games this season.

NEW STUDY: 38 million American adults plan to bet on @NFL games this season, and 1.2 million more will place their bets with legal sportsbooks this year compared to last year. More here: https://t.co/r8J3cgAG71 #NFL100 pic.twitter.com/6IFitQ8snU... Read More

Clark County Police cracking down on bad drivers through social media

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Metro Police Department is cracking down on bad drivers, especially those breaking the law in school zones. Instead of just a fine for the crime, you can expect a shout-out on social media.

The department now playfully
posts their daily traffic stops on Facebook. Captions include a humorous
description, hashtags that reference pop culture or a play on words along with
a picture of the offenders’ cars. Sgt. Michael Campbell started the
initiative last month. While some view it as shaming, he says the purpose is to engage
and educate.

“So if we can get
people to read those posts because they think hey, they may say something
funny, and we pop in something educational as well, you know, they’re getting a
laugh, but they’re getting a safety aspect,” Sgt. Michael Campbell said... Read More

Nevada readying return to state-run health insurance website

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After relying on the federal HealthCare.gov website for five years, Nevada officials are preparing to switch back to a state-run insurance website where people can shop for and enroll in health coverage.

The online insurance marketplaces are a hallmark of former President Barack Obama’s health care law, allowing those who aren’t covered by their employer to sign up for insurance.

Nevada had originally opted to run its own website under a partnership with Xerox, but after it was plagued with technical problems the state switched to the U.S. government-run site in 2014.

The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, the state agency that oversees Nevada’s marketplace, says people can start logging into their accounts on the new website, nevadahealthlink.com as of Wednesday... Read More

Festival aims to heal emotional wounds from El Paso shooting through music and art

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — Latino activists from across the Southwestern United States plan to gather Saturday in El Paso to channel grief and anger over the Aug. 3 Walmart massacre through music, song and poetry.

The #ElPasoFirme Festival begins at 4 p.m. at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta Drive, and includes artists such as La Santa Cecilia, Rebeca Lane, Los Frontera, Dueto Dos Rosas, Cuco and Ana Tijoux. In between performances speakers will address issues such as racism and white supremacy, the Central American refugee crisis, family separations at the border and the violence in Mexico.

Prior to the concert, the activists plan a march from the Border Agricultural Workers Center, 201 E. 9th Ave., to Sacred Heart Church, 602 S. Oregon St... Read More

RTC offering $2 rides to Golden Knights games

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada is bringing back the “Golden Knights Express” for home games this season. They will once again be providing nonstop service to and from games at T-Mobile Arena, starting with the first preseason game on September 15.

Four Golden Knights Express routes will connect fans from all across the valley. Fares are as low as $2 each way, and there is free parking at five park & ride locations across the valley.

You can click here for more ride information for each route.

Each route will depart from the arena approximately 20 minutes and 30 minutes after the game ends. Routes 605 and 606 will also have a third departure — 40 minutes after the game... Read More

UPDATE: LGBTQ’s ‘The Center’ vandalized; police release surveillance video showing 1 possible suspect, 1 person of interest

LAS VEGAS(KLAS) — Metro Police released surveillance video Thursday that shows two people who were allegedly connected to spray painting a derogatory, anti-gay slur on the LGBTQ community center’s door.

The vandalism against The Center occurred around 6:47 a.m. at its location, which is 401 S. Maryland Parkway. The disparaging word was spray-painted on the community center’s front door.

During their investigation, detectives responded and located two videos that provided a description of the suspect and a person of interest.

The suspect is described as a 20-25-year-old, white male adult, who’s 5-feet-8-inches to 5-feet-10-inches tall. He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black pants, and dark shoes. ... Read More