Man killed at South Point hotel-casino over weekend identified

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UPDATE OCT. 7: The Clark County Coroner has identified the man shot and killed outside the South Point hotel-casino as 41-year-old Ryan Clearwater.

Clearwater’s death was due to multiple gunshot wounds and ruled a homicide. Coroner rulings are not criminal charges, only a determination of the manner of the person’s death.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation in the valet

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Skeet shooters flock to Outdoor Recreation | Win Or Lose

Outdoor Recreation’s inaugural competitive skeet shoot drew some of the state’s best marksmen.

More than 1,000 targets were thrown during the event Sept. 27 at the center’s facility completed in April 2019. This was its first National Skeet Shooting Association competition.

The competitors included three Alabama state skeet shooting champions, one state hall of famer and two of the five-person Redstone team that swept all team championships at this year’s

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Pompeo evaluating travel schedule after Trump tests positive

En route to Dubrovnik – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tested negative for coronavirus in a precautionary screening following reports that President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have contracted the illness.

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“We’re praying for the president and the first lady that they’ll have a speedy recovery,” Pompeo told reporters. “I spoke with the vice president’s office this morning as well. We’re taking this, obviously,

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Planned Bristol Hard Rock Bristol Hotel & Casino unveils its look : Augusta Free Press

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Good news for Bristol – Hard Rock International, The United Company, and Par Ventures have released a 3D model of their long-awaited love

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Recreation celebration: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore turns 50 | GO

EMPIRE — Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s milestone celebration underwent some COVID-19-related revisions.

It became a national park on Oct. 21, 1970 — President Richard Nixon signed the law that set aside the area along Lake Michigan for preservation and public use — and initially celebrated its 50th year in existence with an event in January, said Park Ranger Merrith Baughman.

“It’s an opportunity to bring more people to the

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Acton Recreation Department to open remote learning enrichment program – News – The Beacon

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The Acton Recreation Department will be opening a Remote Learning Enrichment Program at the Recreation Center mid-October. The Remote Learning Center is in the process of achieving a certification by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education

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Seychelles Tourism Board launches a promotional campaign on eDreams in Italy

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in Italy launched a promotional campaign on the prominent online travel agency eDreams on Friday, September 25, 2020.

Talking the beautiful destination closer to its audience, while remaining up-to-date in their approach the STB team in Italy seized the partnering opportunity with the eDreams travel agency to increase visibility amongst travelers surfing the web.

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The dedicated campaign, which includes banners on

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Coronavirus death rate in Bali could mean no Australian tourists

A sudden spike in COVID-19 deaths in Bali has sparked fears the holiday island will be among the last destinations Australians can travel to.

The typically-bustling resort area of Kuta is now a ghost town, with virus cases soaring after domestic tourism was opened back up on July 31.    

At the point Bali’s active coronavirus cases sat at 1,914 before climbing to 3,671 in September. 

Meanwhile deaths increased six-fold with

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Marriott Opens Hotel on Batam Island, Near Singapore

Marriott has expanded its portfolio of hotels in
Indonesia with the opening of the Batam Marriott Hotel Harbour Bay
on Batam island, near Singapore.

The new hotel is located on the island’s laid-back
waterfront hub of Harbour Bay, near the Ferry Terminal, where a
40-minute high-speed ferry ride whisks travelers to and from
Singapore, 32 kilometers away across the Singapore Strait.

“We are very happy to introduce our signature

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Ann Perkins Was Almost Portrayed By a Different ‘The Office’ Star

Parks and Recreation has been one of the most popular shows on television since the day that it premiered, and for good reason. With its entertaining storylines and talented cast, the show keeps viewers laughing with its genuinely funny scenes and perfectly timed jokes.

The cast, such as well-known actors and actresses that include Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, and Chris Pratt, really brings to life the characters that they portray,

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Foundation raises $16,000 to help fund Templeton recreation department shortfall

COVID-19 has directly impacted the Templeton Community Services District, with the Parks and Recreation Department receiving the hardest hit.

In an effort to continue providing youth programs safely, the Templeton Recreation Foundation recently held a Keeping the Dream Drive-Thru BBQ fundraiser, serving up tri-tip meals in the Templeton Community Center Parking Lot that included tri-tip, beans, salad, and bread for four. Tickets were $45 each, and by the end of

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Lafourche Parish tourism board CEO to leave post, interim named

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The tourism board for Lafourche Parish will soon have a new leader.

Timothy Bush, who has served as president and CEO of Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou Tourism since March 2015, will leave his role on Oct. 15. Bush will be relocating to Spartanburg, S.C. to join OneSpartanburg, Inc., South Carolina’s first consolidated business, economic and tourism development organization as Chief Tourism Development Officer. 

“I am truly

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Opening date revealed for Bodmin Jail’s four-star hotel

The opening date for Bodmin Jail’s much-expected four-star hotel has been revealed.

The new attraction opened on October 1 with a new Dark Walk experience, and bosses at the jail have also confirmed that the 70-bed boutique hotel currently being built on the site will open in a few months’ time.

The hotel will incorporate almost all parts of the former Bodmin Jail, which is steeped in history and encompasses

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Recreation becomes ‘wreckreation’ as careless outdoor adventures turn destructive, spark wildfires

Recreation is turning into “wreckreation,” as COVID-cabin-fevered hikers, campers and day-trippers venture out and damage public lands all over the state — including, it seems, sparking wildfires with careless or clueless behavior.

“We are experiencing people who don’t normally go outdoors, but it’s what they have, with nowhere else to go to get away from the chaos,” said Janet Pearce, spokesperson for the state Department of Natural Resources

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Free COVID-19 testing continues at Shreveport recreation centers

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Free coronavirus testing will continue to be offered this week at multiple recreation centers in Shreveport.

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport will be providing COVID-19 testing at the following locations:

Monday, Oct. 5

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • David Raines Park Community Center – 2920 Round Grove Lane, Shreveport

Tuesday, Oct. 6

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Querbes Park Community Center – 3500 Beverly Place, Shreveport


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A Tourism Dream Team speaks out

Eswatini just celebrated World Tourism Day. Meet the Hon. Foreign Minister Thuli Dladla, the Hon. Tourism Minister Vilakati, and the CEO of the Eswatini Tourism Board Linda Nxumalo.

A team that loves their Kingdom united by tourism and a passion that anyone feels when talking to any of these three leaders. The Kingdom of Eswatini.Hear about why the Kingdom of Swaziland is now the Kingdom of Eswatini.

Learn about their

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Alaska Airlines to furlough or lay off more employees as COVID-19 grips travel industry

As federal aid for airlines runs out and negotiations over more coronavirus relief stall, Alaska Airlines has begun cutting nearly 450 more flight attendants and other employees from its payroll while borrowing $1.3 billion from the U.S. Treasury.

The furloughs, first reported by online aviation magazine The Points Guy, were hardly unexpected. In June, Seattle-based Alaska announced it would begin slashing 3,000 jobs from its 23,000-person workforce starting at the

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Sage Hospitality’s Catbird hotel tops out in River North Art District

The Catbird hotel recently topped out at 3770 Walnut St. in Denver’s River North Art District. Sage Hospitality Group, Walnut Development Partners and EXDO Development are developing the hotel.

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“Sage is thrilled to add the eclectic, expressive Catbird to our portfolio of independent hotel brands, and we look forward to creating a place in RiNo that will become a destination in and of itself,” said Walter Isenberg, CEO of Denver-based

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Even in summer, incoming tourism remains volatile

Despite summer holidays and the relaxation of the Corona-related travel restrictions between numerous European countries, demand in international tourism remains significantly below the previous year’s comparative values. For German incoming tourism, the Federal Statistical Office reported in July 4.8 million overnight stays by foreigners in accommodation establishments with at least ten beds and on campsites, a decrease of 57 percent compared to July last year. The cumulative result from January

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