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WEB EXTRA: Biden Campaign senior advisor, St. Sen. Yvanna Cancela

Politics Now host John Langeler interviews Senior Advisor to the Biden Campaign in Nevada, State Senator Yvanna Cancela. She answers questions about why Biden hasn’t visited Nevada in months, what he would have done differently than President Donald Trump to stop the spread of Covid-19, what Biden will do to deal with racial tensions in America, the role of the federal government in stopping protests from turning into riots, why she isn’t taking a win in Nevada for granted, and what will happen with America’s immigration system. ... Read More

Search continues for 8 missing after Marine craft sinks

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The search continued Saturday for eight U.S. service members missing after their landing craft went down in hundreds of feet of water off the Southern California coast following a deadly accident.

Helicopters and boats ranging from inflatables to a Navy destroyer were searching a roughly 200-square-mile area for seven Marines and a Navy corpsman.

They were aboard an amphibious assault vehicle that had just completed a training exercise when it began taking on water about a half-mile (0.8 kilometers) from Navy-owned San Clemente Island, off of San Diego.

The 26-ton, tank-like craft quickly sank in hundreds of feet of water — too deep for divers — making it difficult to reach.

One of eight Marines rescued from the water later died... Read More

FDA: Red onions from California linked to salmonella outbreak

LAS VEGAS (KLAS/CNN) — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has linked red onions to a multi-state outbreak of salmonella.

Almost 400 people in 31 states have gotten sick, including five cases from Nevada. As of Saturday, 59 people have been hospitalized due to the onions.

The states reporting the most cases include California, Utah and Oregon.

The FDA says Bakersfield, California-based Thomson International, Inc. is the likely source of the infected onions.

The company says it is recalling all varieties of onions due to the risk of cross-contamination. ... Read More

Coke to debut ‘Coke with Coffee’ drinks next year

(CNN NEWSOURCE) — Coca Cola is mixing it up debuting coke with coffee next year.

It will combine regular coke with Brazilian coffee.

The product will come in three flavors: dark blend, vanilla and caramel. It will have double the amount of a regular coke drink.

Coke has launched a coffee product before, Coca-Cola Black, which was 14 years ago. The company said back then, the timing was not right, but now consumer tastes have changed... Read More

Officials investigating church fire in North Las Vegas

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The North Las Vegas Fire Department (NLVFD) is conducting an investigation after a fire caused $125,000 in damages at a church Friday night.

Firefighters responded to a report of smoke at Greater Most High Church, located near M.L.K Boulevard and Carey Avenue, around 10:30 p.m.

NLVFD found heavy smoke and fire coming from the kitchen area of the one-story church.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames within 20 minutes, however smoke and fire damage extended into other areas of the church and attic, NLVFD says. The worship area of the church sustained minimal damage. ... Read More

NEW: Nevada reports highest number of hospitalized patients, nearly 1K new COVID-19 cases

*NOTE: Daily lab data on the DHHS Dashboard and SNHD reports is updated every morning for the previous day. 

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada is reporting a record number of hospitalized patients in the last 24 hours, according to new numbers released by the state.

Nevada is reporting nearly 1,000 COVID-19 cases and five COVID-19-related deaths in the last day. This comes after four consecutive days of recording 20 or more fatalities in a single day... Read More

Police: Suspect expected to survive following officer-involved shooting in Henderson

HENDERSON, Nev. (KLAS) — A man is suspected to survive following an officer-involved shooting in Henderson early Saturday morning.

Henderson Police responded to a residence near Lake Mead Parkway and U.S. 95, in the 400 block of Box Elder Way around 4:40 a.m.

The person reporting the incident said an unknown Black man fell to the ground and had possibly
collapsed with a butcher knife in his hand.

When officers arrived on scene, they located the man outside the residence with a knife to his throat.

Henderson police officers immediately attempted to de-escalate the situation by trying to talk with the man, but police say he was not engaging with them. ... Read More