WASHINGTON | Trump, first lady accept official White House Christmas tree

WASHINGTON  — As strains of “O Christmas Tree” wafted through the cool air, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Monday accepted the official White House Christmas tree that will go on display in the Blue Room and anchor the holiday season at the executive mansion. The 19½-foot (6-meter) tall Fraser fir was … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump, first lady accept official White House Christmas tree

Business News: BD Board of Directors Declares Dividends

FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ – The Board of Directors of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.77 cents per common share, an increase of 2.7 percent from the previous quarter.  The dividend will be payable on December 31, 2018 to holders of record on December 10, 2018.  The indicated … Continue reading Business News: BD Board of Directors Declares Dividends

GESS International Breaks Ground on New Biomass Plants in Union and Wilson Counties

  RALEIGH, N.C./ NOVEMBER 19, 2018 (STL.News) GESS International joined economic development officials, local farmers and community leaders in November to break ground on two new biomass plants. The first, on Nov. 8, marked the start of work at the Wilson County Green Energy Biogas Park in Stantonsburg NC; the second, on Nov. 14, at … Continue reading GESS International Breaks Ground on New Biomass Plants in Union and Wilson Counties

AUSTIN, Texas | Trump critic Hurd keeps Texas US House seat for Republicans

AUSTIN, Texas— Rep. Will Hurd, one of few Republican critics of President Donald Trump in Congress, narrowly won his re-election bid Monday in a sprawling Texas district that has been a perennial battleground. Democratic challenger Gina Ortiz Jones conceded Monday, nearly two weeks after Election Day, ending what had been one of the few remaining … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Trump critic Hurd keeps Texas US House seat for Republicans

TEXO Awards Adolfson & Peterson Construction with Distinguished Building Award

  DALLAS/ NOVEMBER 19, 2018 (STL.News) AP was selected in the Health Care 2 ($10-$30M) Category and will be recognized during the TEXO Holiday & Awards Gala on December 6, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Dallas along with other companies who have illustrated exceptional qualities during the building process. In addition, this award allows … Continue reading TEXO Awards Adolfson & Peterson Construction with Distinguished Building Award

WASHINGTON | The scoop on how your cat’s sandpapery tongue deep cleans

WASHINGTON — Cat lovers know when kitties groom, their tongues are pretty scratchy. Using high-tech scans and some other tricks, scientists are learning how those sandpapery tongues help cats get clean and stay cool. The secret: Tiny hooks that spring up on the tongue — with scoops built in to carry saliva deep into all … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The scoop on how your cat’s sandpapery tongue deep cleans

Business News: H&R Block to Release Fiscal Second Quarter Results December 5, 2018

KANSAS CITY, MO – H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) will report fiscal 2019 second quarter results on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 after the New York Stock Exchange market close.  At that time, a copy of the press release will be available on the company’s investor relations website at http://investors.hrblock.com. A conference call for analysts, institutional … Continue reading Business News: H&R Block to Release Fiscal Second Quarter Results December 5, 2018