Will the Boston Marathon bombing change the way people travel? And how can we protect travelers in our own backyard? Tourism security experts are pondering those questions in the wake of Boston. We'll talk to one expert about how this may change travel behavior, and whether Las Vegas can protect itself without help from the feds.
With temperatures cracking 100 every summer, how do we protect our skin? We talk to experts about how to choose the best sunscreens, and what steps that you (and your kids) can take to protect yourself from sunburn and the risk of skin cancer. Send us your questions.
It started out as a clear-cut crime but now it's become more of a "he-said, she-said" kind of story. No matter who you believe about the encounter between former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the maid in the Sofitel Hotel, there are questions about security in Strip hotels.
It looks as if the Obama Administration is set to shut down Yucca Mountain.
Is this the end? Will there be any other use for the repository? And how
will the administration square the end of the waste repository with its
promise to build more nuclear power plants? We discuss those issues with
experts and industry players.
A new study has found that ground water in Nye County has been contaminated by nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site. We talk with experts about what happens and what needs to be done to fix the problem.
The US Department of Labor has finalized it review of Nevada Occupational
Safety and Health Administration in the wake of 25 construction deaths. And
the report is very critical of the state agency's investigations and the
weak hand played by administrators in levying fines on companies that were
failing to observe elementary safety.
In our second hour, we take a look at how valley law enforcement agencies are keeping residents safe. The UNLV Institute for Security Studies is co-sponsoring the event "Keeping Your Community Institutions Safe" this Thursday at 4pm at UNLV.
A new report from the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology says as many as 90,000 people could die next winter from the swine flu. And as many as 300,000 people could require hospitalization.