MPs accused of trying to rush gay marriage bill

first_imgNewstalk ZB 26 Jan 2013Members of Parliament are being accused of being desperate to ram through the same sex marriage bill.Family First says both National and Labour want to push it through as quickly as possible, to get it off the agenda.National Director Bob McCoskrie says the two parties know their core voter support bases aren’t happy with the bill.He says they’re trampling over the rights of New Zealanders to have their chance to speak and contribute to debate on the issue.Bob McCoskrie says the fact a record of more than 20,000 submissions has been received on the bill shows just how important the issue is.http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/auckland/news/nbpol/21768640-mps-accused-of-trying-to-rush-gay-marriage-billlast_img read more

Besser Museum Juried Art Exhibit Has a Winner: June Perry for ‘Hamilton Road’

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisThe Besser Museum was full of talent for their annual opening reception for the Juried Art Exhibit.Art lovers and supporters packed the museum to hear the winner of this years contest that will allow one artist to showcase 30 pieces for an entire season in 2019.This year’s first place winner was June Perry for her oil painting: ‘Hamilton Road.’AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious The Great Lakes Lighthouse Brides: Book Release Comes to AlpenaNext Field Trip Friday – Picking out pumpkinslast_img read more

Infectious Diseases Expert Says COVID-19 Has Been Infecting Americans for Months

first_imgInfectious diseases expert Dr. Aileen Marty from FIU in Miami says that the novel coronavirus numbers in the U.S. are wrong today because the disease has been here infecting us for months. Therefore, she says the number of confirmed cases and deaths in America and are too low.https://www.850wftl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Dr-Marty-Virus-here-in-January.mp3The CDC says events with 50 or more people should be cancelled or delayed for 8 weeks including sporting events, weddings, and festivals.Florida has 100 cases and 4 deaths. Broward has 30 confirmed COVID-19 cases, which is more than any other county.Infectious diseases expert Dr. Aileen marty on Broward’s response to COVID-19https://www.850wftl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Dr-Marty-Broward.mp3As a result, the National Guard has been deployed to Broward to test people for COVID-19 at free drive-thru clinics.West Palm Beach will open its first drive through coronavirus test sight today as well.Starting at 10 a.m., FoundCare, Inc.will open a drive-through testing station in the parking lot of its location at 2330 N.E. Congress Avenue in West Palm Beach.last_img read more

Aurora LASIK Offers Unique Options for Clearer Vision

first_imgKAMRA InlayOutstanding technology that allows for improved reading vision without glasses, while maintaining distance vision If you’re tired of your readers, KAMRA Inlay may be a great option for you.Aurora is one of just three providers in the state to offer this technologyVisian ICL (Implantable Collamer Lens)Through a micro-incision, I am able to insert a small contact lens inside the eye to correct very high levels of nearsightednessExcellent optics that produce outstanding vision qualityEnables patients who have traditionally not been good candidates for LASIK to have surgical correction of their vision Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)Aurora LASIK provides a wide variety of options to help improve your vision.Also utilizes the Wavelight Suite, but performs correction without a LASIK flap. This is an excellent option for patients who have:Thin corneasDry eyesIrregular AstigmatismHobbies that risk ocular trauma Refractive Lens ExchangeAurora LASIK can help you improve your vision no matter your stage of life with one of its many options.For patients who are over age 55, they may be developing early cataracts that affect their vision. In these patients, removing the early cataract is an excellent option.Offers multifocal lens implant technologyImproves near and far vision in each eye. Avoids having cataract surgery in the futureLess trouble with dry eyecenter_img I encourage anyone who has been told they are not candidates for vision correction to visit Aurora LASIK for a free screening.  One of our newer procedures may be right for you. We can help you understand your options and, with the new year, help you plan your Flexible Spending Account contributions. Facebook45Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Aurora LASIKThe past two months, since the opening of Aurora LASIK, have been exhilarating. We’ve seen interest in LASIK surgery like never before and have been able to help more than 100 patients enjoy the benefits of clearer vision without glasses or contacts.At Aurora, we offer technology that can correct the vision of even the most challenging cases and help nearly all patients who would like to see without glasses.  That’s because we offer more than just LASIK.  A list of exciting options are summarized below.All-Laser LASIK with the Wavelight Refractive SuiteMost advanced integrated LASIK platform available in the U.S. Blade-free surgery is available right here in Thurston County!last_img read more