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    The manager of a Mountainside Fitness is facing possible jail time for keeping his gym open despite Gov. Doug Ducey’s order to close them. Scottsdale Police responded Tuesday morning to multiple reports that the Mountainside Fitness near the corner of 116th Street and Shea Boulevard was operating, a violation of Ducey’s executive order closing gyms, movie theaters, bars and tubing for one month starting the night before. After “providing education” in hopes that they would voluntarily close, police...
    SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (CBS) — More than 80 new marijuana licenses would have been announced Wednesday, but an executive order issued by Gov. JB Pritzker on Monday delayed them. Now, those licenses meant to expand and diversify the industry could actually be forcing social equity applicants out. CBS 2’s Tara Molina talked to one of those applicants, who said they need an answer from the state soon. Nakisha Hobbs and her partners have been making plans for months, waiting to see...
    A luxury gym in Phoenix, Arizona, lost two liquor licenses after defying the order to shut down in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Life Time Fitness had two liquor licenses suspended by local officials after keeping their gym doors open. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order shutting down movie theaters, gyms, bars and other businesses for 30 days on Monday. On Tuesday, the licenses for Life Time...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a makeover of its widely criticized marijuana licensing program to enlist more operators who endured the consequences of the nation’s war on drugs. Approved unanimously and without debate, the changes are designed to provide an increase in licenses for so-called social-equity operators — people, many of color, who were arrested or convicted of a marijuana-related offense, and lower-income residents who live, or have lived, in neighborhoods marked by...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a makeover of its widely criticized marijuana licensing program to enlist more operators who endured the consequences of the nation’s war on drugs. Approved unanimously and without debate, the changes are designed to provide an increase in licenses for so-called social-equity operators — people, many of color, who were arrested or convicted of a marijuana-related offense, and lower-income residents who live, or have lived, in neighborhoods marked by...
    Android app stores have largely observed the license rule since 2016. Apple, however, took a looser approach, allowing developers to publish their games while they waited for authorization, which could take months. Estimates show there are roughly 60,000 affected games in the China App Store, but China’s regulators have only issued around 43,000 licenses since 2010, according to the FT. It’s unclear how Apple was able to skirt this rule for so long, or why it’s cracking down on the...
    (CBS4) — Coronavirus isn’t stopping people from enjoying the great outdoors. According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, more than 208,000 Coloradans applied for a 2020 fishing license. That’s almost 70,000 more than in 2019! Parks and Wildlife has also seen a small increase in out-of-state visitors applying for licenses. That’s up by about 2,000.
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A new regional driver licensing office is opening in Kentucky and will be the only in-person driver licensing site in Fayette County. The office is intended to further expand access to Real ID-compliant licenses and identification cards, which will be required in October 2021 for flying and some other activities. The office is operated by the state Transportation Cabinet. Other regional driver licensing offices operate with local circuit court clerk offices, but all Fayette County residents...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The second recreational-only marijuana dispensary in Chicago opens Wednesday, on – believe it or not – Weed Street. As CBS 2’s Tara Molina reported, the opening comes after more licensing delays from the state, with Gov. JB Pritzker signing an executive order delaying 80 licenses indefinitely due to COVID-19. “I think it was meant to be,” said Wren Berger, the director of operations for Windy City Cannabis. “Weed on Weed.” Meant to be or not, opening a...
    By CUNEYT DIL, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California board that regulates the nursing industry falsified its records to make it appear it was properly investigating allegations made against the state’s nurses, including serious complaints such as patient harm that can lead to nurses losing their licenses. That was revealed in a scathing new report on Tuesday from the California State Auditor, who in 2016 found the board was slow to assign and review complaints that ranged from...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — If you want to get involved in the cannabis business, you’re going to have to wait a while. Illinois is pushing back its deadline for issuing new licenses to grow, infuse and transport marijuana. The state already delayed the application deadline by six weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic. A new deadline for handing out the licenses has not yet been set.
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island residents can now select a gender-neutral designation on their driver’s license, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Tuesday. The new option will appear on driver’s licenses as an X, according to a statement from the governors office. The move aligns Rhode Island with neighbors Connecticut and Massachusetts and several other states. “Representation matters at every level, and I am proud to make our government better reflect the diverse identities of Rhode Islanders,” the Democratic governor said....
    A Massachusetts coalition has asked Congress to approve undocumented immigrants to have driver’s licenses. In addition to allowing them to drive without fear of being arrested, it would be a job opportunity as many jobs depend on having a license. The coalition has called for the approval of the bill before July 31, 2020 A Massachusetts coalition is pressing for the state to follow in the footsteps of 15 other regions that have passed legislation granting driver’s licenses...
    Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) — Pakistan’s countrywide carrier has grounded virtually a third of its pilots right after a government investigation discovered that hundreds throughout the nation experienced fake licenses and had been not experienced to fly.In a letter to the authorities Friday, Pakistan Global Airlines (PIA) claimed 141 of its 450 pilots will not be “utilized for any traveling obligations” as they experienced “suspicious licenses.” The letter — despatched by PIA Typical Manager Syed Qamar Maqbool — was shared with...
    KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A union of Pakistani pilots fired back Saturday at the country’s aviation minister after he claimed that as many as 262 pilots working for state-run Pakistan International Airlines and other airlines obtained their pilot licenses by having others take exams for them. Capt. Chaudhry Salman, head of the Pakistan Airline Pilots’ Association, told a news conference in Karachi that claims by aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan were false. Karachi is where a PIA plane crashed last...
    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s aviation authorities on Friday fired five officials implicated in a scandal over licenses obtained by pilots who had had others take their exams, the latest in shocking revelations following last month’s Airbus A320 crash in Karachi. According to aviation minister, Ghulam Sarwar Khan, the five sacked officials held senior positions at the Civil Aviation Authority. All were identified by name but Khan did not say what role they had allegedly played in the tainted licenses...
    ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s state-run airline said Thursday it will ground 150 pilots, accusing them of obtaining licenses by having others take exams for them, an accusation that followed a probe into last month’s crash that killed 97 people in Karachi. Abdullah Hafeez, a spokesman for Pakistan International Airlines, did not give additional details about the alleged cheating but said a process to fire the pilots had been initiated. “We will make it sure that such unqualified pilots never fly aircraft...
    Almost one in three civilian pilots in Pakistan are transporting passengers, including foreign carriers, on a fake license and are totally unqualified to fly, the country’s aviation minister admitted on Wednesday. In an address in front of Pakistan’s National Assembly, Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan said 262 pilots nationwide had not obtained the necessary qualifications and had paid someone else to take the exams for them. Khan’s revelations come days after an investigation into last month’s Pakistan International Airline’s crash in...
    HARRISBURG (KDKA) – PennDOT announced the extension of expiration dates on driver’s licenses, ID cards, and learner’s permits to the end of July. The extension covers all licenses and permits that were set to expire between March 16 through July 31. This does not cover safety and emissions inspections and disability placards that will expire at the end of June.
    Addressing Pakistan’s National Assembly, Ghulam Sarwar Khan mentioned 262 pilots in the place “did not choose the examination themselves” and experienced paid out a person else to sit it on their behalf. “They don’t have flying expertise,” he mentioned. Pakistan has 860 active pilots serving its domestic airways — like the country’s Pakistan Intercontinental Airways (PIA) flagship — as perfectly as a quantity of international carriers, Khan reported. PIA has grounded all its pilots who maintain pretend licenses, productive...
    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s state-run airline said Thursday it will ground 150 pilots, accusing them of obtaining licenses by having others take exams for them, an accusation that followed a probe into last month’s crash that killed 97 people in Karachi. Abdullah Hafeez, a spokesman for Pakistan International Airlines, did not give additional details about the alleged cheating but said a process to fire the pilots had been initiated. Alarmed over the situation, the International Air Transport Association said...
    The Sweetwater School District board voted Wednesday night in a closed virtual meeting to put Superintendent Karen Janney on paid administrative leave. The decision comes a day after a county financial audit found evidence of possible fraud, misstatements in financial records, and other actions that auditors say have hidden the depth of the district’s financial problems in recent years. The action also followed a public board meeting in which a divided Sweetwater council voted to fire 223 employees and make...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Los Angeles moved Wednesday to reboot its legal marijuana market as the city works to change how it regulates the struggling industry.The City Council gave initial approval to changes to expand licensing and get more assistance to operators who endured the consequences of the nations war on drugs.Broad legal sales kicked off in California in 2018, but the citys pot economy has had an up-and-down start as illegal sales flourish and cannabis companies say almost everything...
    Pakistan International Airlines said Thursday it had grounded almost a third of its pilots for holding fake or dubious licences, a month after one of its planes crashed into houses killing 98 people. The move comes after the government released a preliminary report into the May 22 crash in Karachi. Investigators largely blamed the two pilots, who ignored flight protocols and had been discussing the coronavirus outbreak when they first attempted to land the Airbus A320. PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez...
    ISLAMABAD -- The latest: Pakistans state-run airline announced Thursday it would ground 150 pilots on charges they obtained their pilot licenses by having others take exams for them.Abdullah Hafeez, a spokesman for Pakistan International Airlines, said the decision comes after a probe into last months PIA crash that killed 97 people in the city of Karachi.Hafeez, without sharing specific details, said a process to remove the 150 pilots who possessed tainted licenses had been initiated.We will make it sure that...