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Filled boots help MDA offer hope

In 1950, several adults suffering from neuromuscular diseases partnered up with parents of children also suffering from neuromuscular diseases to create the Muscular Dystrophy Association. For more than 60 years the Muscular Dystrophy Association, commonly known as MDA, has been providing research and support to millions of Americans.

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Police Blotter

May 13, 1:06 a.m.

Use locks to secure your possessions

Locks come in many different sizes and types. I’m not talking about a waltz dance step. In the Panama Canal, boats are navigated through water locks. Missiles use a lock to a strike fixed targets. All of these examples serve as lock variations. I hear you; what in the heck do these things have to do with Boulder City? Now that I have your attention, walk with me; I’ll explain.

Police blotter

May 6, 10:01 a.m.

Study: As temperatures rise, so do violent crimes

Muy caliente! Is there a relationship between increasing temperature and crime? A study conducted in Dallas, Texas, by the Environmental Protection Agency and Emory School of Medicine finds there appears to be somewhat of a correlation.

Police blotter

April 29, 1:49 p.m.

Job title describes small part of officers’ duties

The name of an occupation truly provides a minimalist measurement for that vocation. The title of police officer most likely offers the public a small fishbowl perspective of our profession. Although cop shows and Hollywood deliver an embellished surreal observation of what we do, it doesn’t even truly begin to reveal the gravity of the collateral responsibilities we undertake.

Police blotter

April 22, 1:35 p.m.

Police blotter

April 15, 12:55 a.m.

Thinking first prevents unwanted attention

I’d like you to take a moment and think of someone you love. Whether it’s a parent, child, spouse, other family or a friend, think about what that person means to you.

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