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Hold The Rice: Couples Scramble To Reschedule Las Vegas Weddings

LAS VEGAS  — One couple canceled a trip from Louisiana to Las Vegas to get married after President Donald Trump banned domestic travel for military members due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Another pair, who live in Nevada, changed plans at the last minute after watching Las Vegas Strip businesses start to shut down.

Exact numbers aren't known, but the Las Vegas Sun reports the outbreak has brought weddings to a virtual halt in a city that casts itself as a top destination for tying the knot.

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After Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered the shutdown of all nonessential businesses in mid-March, the Clark County marriage license bureau closed.