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Matt LaFleur rules out Packers DL Kenny Clark for Week 2 vs. Lions

The Green Bay Packers will be without one of their Pro Bowl defensive players during Sunday’s home opener against the Detroit Lions.

Defensive line Kenny Clark, who injured his groin in Week 1 against the Minnesota Vikings, was officially ruled out by coach Matt LaFleur on Friday.

“Yeah, Kenny will be out, unfortunately. I know he’s doing everything in his power to be back as quickly as possible, but he won’t be able to play this weekend,” LaFleur said.

Clark missed practice the last three days. He initially injured his groin in the first half of the Packers’ 43-34 win over the Minnesota Vikings and didn’t return.

The Packers are dangerously thin along the defensive line. Clark won’t play Sunday, leaving Dean Lowry, Tyler Lancaster and Kingsley Keke to do most of the heavy lifting upfront. The Packers also have Montravius Adams, who missed Week 1 with a toe injury,

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Clark County announces 2nd round of small businesses grants

After distributing more than $2 million to more than 500 small businesses this past summer, Clark County is opening a second round of grant funding to help establishments hurt by the pandemic to pay rent, utilities, employees and more.

The county’s Small Business Stabilization Grant program, which awards up to $10,000 depending on the size of the business, is accepting applications Tuesday through Sept. 29.

Qualifying businesses must be based in the unincorporated county, have a county business license and employ 20 or fewer workers. Officials are encouraging business owners who unsuccessfully applied for the program in June to try again, and even businesses that already received funding from a county grant program this year may apply.

“Small businesses are critically important for our economy, providing needed services and jobs for thousands of Southern Nevadans,” Commissioner Justin Jones said in a statement. “Through this grant program we hope to ease

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