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Authorities: Vegas cryotherapy spa had no license

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Las Vegas spa where an employee was found frozen and dead inside a liquid nitrogen chamber used for cryotherapy treatments wasn't licensed by the state to perform cosmetic or other procedures, authorities said Tuesday.
Nation and World
My Turn: Safety and light on Egan Drive

As I watched the frenzied construction of new lights on Egan, I've noticed a marked increase in near accidents and traffic stops. Funny thing, because it's all being done in the name of safety. Your safety.
Circus acrobats plan suit, say lives have changed

BOSTON - Four circus acrobats seriously injured in a hair-hanging stunt gone awry are planning a lawsuit and are coming to terms with the idea their lives might never be the same, they said Tuesday from the hospital where they're recovering.
Not For Web
Brooklyn ice: NHL's Islanders to Barclays in 2015

NEW YORK - The New York Islanders finally have a new home and it's in Brooklyn, the borough that is suddenly a hot bed of pro sports 54 years after baseball's Dodgers headed west.
My Turn: Clean indoor air is a right of all people

The City and Borough of Juneau must choose whether to join the hundreds of communities from around the country that protect the majority o
Ketchikan community center becomes teaching tool

KETCHIKAN - Revilla Alternative School students Tristan Beach, Benjamin Catlett, Chance Henthorn and Orion Timmerman have been working on the Ketchikan Youth Initiatives youth community center downtown as part of the school's construction class.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Under the new legislation, the state's Occupational Safety and Health Administration program would have a new funding source and workers compensation benefit levels would go up for the first time since 1988.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Technic Services Inc. allegedly disposed of asbestos improperly in 1996 and then induced workers to lie to federal inspectors. The company and one of its owners have been charged with nine felony violations of the Clean Water Act and the Clean Air Act. Asbestos can cause cancer when inhaled.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

An across-the-board, 1.5 percent reduction in personnel costs added to the bill would cut about $8.4 million from state agencies, with the departments deciding where to reduce their various budgets.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...routine maintenance work at the building on Willoughby Avenue. Mike Russell, assistant chief of Occupational Safety and Health Administration enforcement at the Department of Labor, said he didn't know whether any employees were exposed...


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