Pence, cruise line CEOs talk about resumption of sailing in US


Vice President Mike Pence on Friday joined cruise industry executives and the Centers for Disease Control director on a call to discuss COVID-19 and how the industry plans to approach the restart of operations, according to the White House.

Their discussion on resumption included the 74 recommendations from the Healthy Sail Panel published in September, which were adopted for sailing in U.S. waters by Cruise Lines International Association, the industry’s leading organization, on Friday ahead of the meeting.

The recommendations include protocol to prevent the introduction and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on cruise ships, including testing, face coverings and temperature checks.

During the meeting, Pence also gave an overview of the “no-sail” order that was extended last week through Oct. 31, according to a readout published by the White House.  

The CDC had requested that the order be extended to Feb. 15, 2021, but compromised with the White

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Speaking in Boulder City, Pence declares debate victory


Steve Marcus

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a rally during a campaign stop at the Boulder City Municipal Airport Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020.

Campaigning in Boulder City today, Vice President Mike Pence declared victory in Wednesday’s debate with Democrat Kamala Harris and said the upcoming election will decide “whether America remains America.”

Pence held a rally at the Boulder City Municipal Airport the morning after his debate with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s running mate.

“I think when you compare the Biden-Harris agenda with what President Donald Trump has done and will continue to do for America, there’s no question who won the debate,” Pence said.

Surrounded by supporters who often broke into chants of “four more years,” Pence sought to highlight the differences between the campaigns, saying “the stakes have never been higher” than the Nov.

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Pence visit to Southern Nevada likely to cause traffic headaches

Southern Nevada residents should brace for a presidential size headache on area roads Thursday as Vice President Mike Pence is slated to visit Boulder City for a campaign rally.

The Make America Great Again rally is scheduled to begin at 1o a.m. (doors open at 8 a.m.) Thursday at the Boulder City Airport just outside of Las Vegas and will likely impact roads and airspace in the region.

The U.S. Secret Service doesn’t release travel plans ahead of visits by President Donald Trump or Pence, but the vice president is expected to land Thursday morning at McCarran International Airport and motorcade into Boulder City shortly thereafter ahead of the planned event.

“As a result, freeway stops made by the vice president’s motorcade will be done so with little prior notice,” said Tony Illia, Nevada Department of Transportation spokesman, in an email. “Any temporary traffic restrictions incurred will be made in

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