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EPA scaling down might be positive

Thursday, April 19, 2018|2 a.m.

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As a first-generation American with a carpenter-father figure, I was taught the value of cumulative bargaining to ensure reasonable wages and a safe and healthy workplace. I support that 100 percent. Nevertheless, I do not support holding management hostage with feather-bedding practices.

The advances in technology, relevancy and duplications of bureaucratic procedures call for bipartisan readjustments. The existing Las Vegas Epa scaling down was started by a Democratic administration and is continuing with the Republican administration. Let’s not use distracting inflammatory rhetoric.

As pointed out in the Las Vegas Sun short article “Ecologists decry early closure of Las Vegas EPA laboratory,” workers have been offered 3 options of retirement with rewards, trying to find alternative positionings or leaving. Some workers will be troubled and/or scammed. That has actually been the history of our nation from the Industrial Transformation forward. Let’s likewise keep in mind that we often need to compromise for the greater good of the nation, such as with the current shift from fossil fuels to other kinds of cleaner and more effective energy.

The author was medical director for the Nevada Test Website program for 18 years.

U.S. positive in Olympics security regardless of North Korea tensions

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018|9:15 a.m.

WASHINGTON– The United States says it’s not knowledgeable about any particular hazard to the upcoming Winter season Olympics in South Korea and is confident that American professional athletes, coaches and spectators will be safe, regardless of nuclear tensions with North Korea.

State Department authorities supervising security for the United States Olympic group stated Wednesday that they had actually planned for all threat contingencies in preparation for the Pyeongchang Games that begin next week.

They said roughly 100 Diplomatic Security agents would be deployed to Seoul and two sites in Pyeongchang. That has to do with the like have been sent out to previous Olympics.

The United States Olympic delegation will number about 275 and an estimated 60,000 Americans are expected to participate in the video games.

North Korea is participating in the video games. They begin on February 9.

Las Vegas attorneys positive law will equal evolution of leisure cannabis

[not able to recover full-text material] While first-time marijuana entrepreneur scrambled to satisfy state demands for acquiring their licenses back in 2015– which included long applications, big amounts of money, working with and security– the process of getting in the recreational company has actually referred “fine-tuning,” as more experienced license-holders are now looking more for information on private regulations in 2017.

HIV-positive male sentenced after sexually assaulting 9-year-old lady

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A Moncks Corner male was sentenced Thursday for sexually attacking a 9-year-old lady and exposing her to HIV, prosecutors said.

Jefferey Lance Whitsett, 27, was sentenced to 55 years in prison.

Authorities found out of the abuse after the victim informed her mom that Whitsett had been attacking her for months, 9th Circuit Lawyer Scarlett Wilson stated in a statement.

The girl’s underclothing was discovered weeks later on in Whitsett’s motorbike store, and professionals found his DNA on the proof.

Whitsett was found guilty on 6 counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor and one count of exposing another to the virus that causes AIDS.

Statement that helped trigger his conviction included accounts from experts, the lady’s household and the victim herself.

Circuit Judge Kristi Harrington sentenced Whitsett to 45 years and 10 years on the charges, respectively.

The sexual conduct charge might have brought between 25 years to life behind bars.

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Positive West Nile Virus test for Pershing County mosquitoes

Monday, Aug. 10, 2015|1:05 p.m.

RENO (AP)– State agriculture officials state they’ve detected West Nile Virus in a mosquito swimming pool in Pershing County.

The mosquitoes were collected south of Rye Patch Dam at the end of July and checked favorable for the virus recently at the Nevada Department of Agriculture’s Animal Disease and Food Security Laboratory in Reno.

Dr. Anette Rink, the laboratory’s manager, says it’s the very first favorable test this year outside the Las Vegas or Reno-Sparks area. Of the 66 other cases up until now, one has been in Washoe County and the rest in Clark County.

Individuals bitten by infected mosquitoes can suffer flu-like signs. Extreme cases can result in death.