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LOVE RULES: Las Vegas woman, married 73 years, visits husband daily at his window

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Barbara Lakin shared these photos of her mother visiting her father who is in assisted living at Legacy House. The couple has been married for 73 years. According to Lakin, her mother Jan Swenson visits her husband, Mel, every day to show how much she loves him.

Their 74th wedding anniversary is in May.

Jan Swanson (right) with her daughter, Judy Swanson, visit Mel Swanson, who is in assisted living in Las Vegas. Photo credit: Barbara Lakin... Read More

NEW: More than 100 new COVID-19 cases reported in Nevada, nears 2,000 statewide

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Nevada increased by more than 100 in the past 24 hours, according to the state’s Department of Health and Human Services.

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state is now 1,953, up 117 from Sunday’s total of 1,836. The DHHS reports that the total number of deaths in the state is 46.

The Southern Nevada Health District reported 89 new cases on Monday, on top of the 101 that were reported on Sunday.

The Southern Nevada Health District has reported 41 deaths, and Washoe County has had four deaths. There are currently 1,608 active COVID-19 cases in Southern Nevada... Read More

Face Masks: Make your own, if necessary

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — If you went anywhere in the Las Vegas valley this weekend, you probably saw a lot more people in masks. The government now recommends you cover your face in public.

Initially, the CDC said there was no need for masks in public because they don’t necessarily keep you from getting sick but now that recommendation has changed. As doctors learn more about coronavirus they are learning that it not only spreads on surfaces but also in the air.

While a mask might not prevent you from getting sick, if you do have the virus, a mask might keep you from spreading it to another person... Read More

Wet week for Las Vegas, winter storm warning for the mountains

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning for the Springs Mountains and Sheep Mountains which could get as much as a foot of snow between Monday evening and Wednesday night

There is also a chance for rain Monday in the Las Vegas Valley Monday. Those chances will increase by the evening and throughout Tuesday and Wednesday. There could be a quarter of an inch Tuesday night and the same amount again on Wednesday. Rain is expected through Thursday.

It will also be cooler with the high temperatures in the 60s until Friday. That’s about 10 degrees below normal.

It will warm up Friday with temperatures in the mid-70s and around 80 for Saturday... Read More

CCSD food sites open during spring break

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Although it’s spring break this week, Clark County School District is still operating its food distribution sites for families who need food for their children.

The district is operating more than 30 food distribution sites around the Las Vegas valley. You can find more details at this link. The sites now have extended hours and are open from 9 a.m. to noon.

Students and teachers are not required to participate in distance learning this week. It will resume after the break ends on Tuesday, April 14.

“While I encourage everyone to follow Governor Steve Sisolak’s directive and #StayHomeForNevada, I want our teachers, parents, and students to take the opportunity to relax as much as possible,” said CCSD Superintendent Dr. Jesus Jara... Read More

California county requires wearing masks when going outside

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just days after recommending that people wear masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, a county in Southern California went a step further and ordered all residents to cover their faces when leaving home.

Riverside County health officials said they made masks mandatory because not everybody was following the message about social distancing while in public. They also prohibited all gatherings except for family members living in the same house.

California has recorded more than 15,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 virus infections and at least 320 deaths. ... Read More

Exclusive Poll: When it comes to virus response, New York prefers Cuomo over Trump

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEXSTAR) — Nexstar Media Group partnered with Emerson College to take New York’s pulse with an exclusive poll about health, finances, and how our leaders are handling the outbreak. 

Who is doing a good job dealing with this virus?  

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s national popularity is nothing on how New Yorkers feel about him at home. His numbers are off the chart, with 71% approving of his performance, only 17% disapproving, and 12% remaining neutral. 

As for President Donald J. Trump, his numbers not nearly so strong. Nearly half of those surveyed, 47%, disapprove of the job he’s doing, and 38% approve. 15% are neutral. 

Mental health, physical well-being, and financial stability ... Read More