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Fines dismissed over President Trump's northern Nevada rally

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Posted at 10:43 AM, Dec 18, 2020

MINDEN (AP) — The Nevada agency that oversees businesses to ensure they comply with the state's coronavirus directives has dismissed fines it imposed after President Donald Trump held a September political rally at the Minden-Tahoe Airport.

The Record Courier reports that Douglas County and ABS Aviation reached a settlement with Nevada's Occupational Safety and Health Administration to dismiss the fines.

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Trump spoke to a crowd of thousands of mostly maskless supporters in defiance of statewide guidelines in September at the northern Nevada airport, leading monitors to issue thousands of dollars worth of fines that both the county and airport manager challenged.