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LAS VEGAS — Health officials are reporting 49 new cases of the coronavirus in Nevada and no additional deaths over the preceding 24 hours. Figures released Monday morning from the Nevada Health and Human Services Department show the rate of new cases continues to decline.

US Sports Betting-Lawsuit The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to hear a sports gambling lawsuit means a New Jersey horse racing association is one step closer to potentially receiving millions of dollars from the four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA.

TV-PENN & TELLER SPECIAL NEW YORK — The magicians Penn & Teller hope to pull off a heck of a trick on Monday by making fears of the coronavirus disappear, at least for an hour. The duo star in the CW’s new “Penn & Teller: Try This at Home,” created and filmed entirely by the homebound magicians and their friends. The special’s name is a riff off the title of a TV special they did years ago, “Don’t Try This at Home.” This time they want the audience to try the tricks on their families and maybe amuse delivery people. By Mark Kennedy. With photos.


— NEVADA EARTHQUAKE: The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.6 earthquake hit western Nevada Sunday, two days after a much larger one hit the region. The earthquake struck at 2:17 p.m. and had an epicenter that was 22.2 miles (35.8 km) southeast of Mina, a town of 155 people.


DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Anything could have gone wrong as NASCAR shuffled more than 900 people into Darlington Raceway for the first race since the coronavirus pandemic. When Kevin Harvick crossed the finish line, there was a collective sigh of relief in that its safety protocols worked. Now, NASCAR gets to do it over, again and again and again. By AP Auto Racing Writer Jenna Fryer. 700 words. By 6 pm.


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