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Las Vegas tourism officials yank casino ad campaign amid civil unrest

Police stand guard as protesters rally at the Trump Tower, Monday, June 1, 2020, in Las Vegas, over the death of George Floyd.

John Locher | AP

Civil unrest in Las Vegas and around the country has prompted tourism officials to yank a planned advertising campaign to promote the reopening of Nevada casinos Thursday.

“As a destination, we are always monitoring current events, locally, nationally and abroad, and thus, will pivot our plans when necessary,” according to a statement on behalf of H. Fletch Brunelle, vice president of marketing at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.

The LVCVA had

Officials deal with more than 200 people wild camping in Lake District | Lake District

More than 200 people have been caught wild camping in the Lake District, with 20 people fined for having a party on one of the fells and others lighting fires on summits.

The party took place on Saturday night on Catbells, one of the most popular hills in the Lakes, which offers panoramic views over Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale.

It came after weeks of complaints from residents about rubbish left behind by visitors, including wheelie suitcases and tents abandoned on the fells.

Officials from the Lake District national park, the National Trust, Forestry England and Cumbria county council and

Officials deal with more than 200 people wild camping in Lake District | UK news

More than 200 people have been caught wild camping in the Lake District, with 20 people fined for having a party on one of the fells and others lighting fires on summits.

The party took place on Saturday night on Catbells, one of the most popular hills in the Lakes, which offers panoramic views over Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale.

It came after weeks of complaints from residents about rubbish left behind by visitors, including wheelie suitcases and tents abandoned on the fells.

Officials from the Lake District national park, the National Trust, Forestry England and Cumbria county council