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Libraries battle bed bugs in books

“The vampire in the teen romance your daughter checked out from the library is fictional — but there could be a bloodsucker lurking in the book’s binding that isn’t make believe. A bed bug was spotted in a Las Vegas-Clark County Library District bin two weeks ago in the service center where 18,000 library items are sorted daily, said Karen Bramwell-Thomas, the district’s public relations manager. The stowaway was captured with tape, but some UNLV students think there might be a way to kill the creatures before they get past the book drop. UNLV undergraduate engineering students Jack Cheney, Nicole Ramos and Vachara Maneeraj created a solar-powered book drop that roasts bed bugs to death. The project was part of UNLV’s engineering senior design competition in May. All engineering students must collaborate for a year to produce a product using their engineering skills.” (via Las Vegas Review-Journal)

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Supreme Court expands public access to files by making documents available on website

Nevada Judiciary – “The Nevada Supreme Court has taken a major step in increasing public access by opening the electronic files of its case to the public. All Supreme Court case documents, with rare exceptions, can now be accessed through the court’s website, announced Tracie Lindeman, Clerk of the Court. Nevada is one of only a few appellate courts nationally to offer such access to case records at no cost.”

Great news!!!

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