Tarkanian: Obama using Latinos as “political tool”
LAS VEGAS — Republican congressional candidate Danny Tarkanian said President Barack Obama changed his deportation policy just months before the election to use Hispanics as a “political tool” to win a second term. Speaking in Las Vegas on Wednesday to a breakfast hosted by Hispanics in Politics, Tarkanian criticized Obama for not delivering on his promise to enact immigration reform and suggested the president intended to use the issue as a r...
Newmont, contractor blamed for Nevada mine fatality
RENO — Federal mine safety regulators are blaming the death of a worker at a Nevada gold mine in October on the failure of Newmont USA and its tire contractor to take adequate steps to protect him from toxic chemicals. A 21-year-old tire repair man, Joe Ashdown of Roseburg, Ore., was overcome by hazardous vapors from a chemical solvent while fixing a nearly 12-foot tall tire for a giant mining dump truck at the South Area mine in Carlin. The U...