Call Me Stormy

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Las Vegas Rolls Snake Eyes

The majestic neon signs are still aglitter atop Las Vegas casinos, but inside the slots are eerily silent and the tables empty. There are no tourists on the sidewalks of the world-famous Strip and along Fremont Street downtown, a stark contrast from last year when more than 42 million people from around the planet visited Las Vegas. The tourism, hospitality, leisure and gambling industries provide one of every three jobs in the state, but with the city shut down for nearly two months now, nearly 350,000 residents have filed for unemployment. Despite the gloom and doom, many Las Vegans have come up with creative ways to make ends meet and help less-fortunate neighbors. Here’s more from the Washington Post.

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