American IRA Discusses How Stock Market Declines Underscore Importance of Diversification Using Self-Directed IRAs

  CHARLOTTE, N.C./ MARCH 22, 2019 (STL.News) The stock market isn’t always going to go up, every single year. Those trends sometimes have investors worried, just as the recent “corrections” in the market have some wondering whether their portfolio is truly capable of withstanding a major crash. One tool investors can use to avoid this … Continue reading American IRA Discusses How Stock Market Declines Underscore Importance of Diversification Using Self-Directed IRAs

Imposition of New U.S. Sanctions in Connection With a Key Iranian Nuclear Organization as Iran Refuses To Answer Questions Related to its Secret Nuclear Archive

WASHINGTON DC (STL.News) – The US Department of State released the following statement: Today, the Departments of State and the Treasury designated 31 Iranian entities and individuals under Executive Order (E.O.) 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and WMD delivery systems and their supporters.  The 14 individuals and 17 entities designated … Continue reading Imposition of New U.S. Sanctions in Connection With a Key Iranian Nuclear Organization as Iran Refuses To Answer Questions Related to its Secret Nuclear Archive

US Department of State News: Deputy Secretary John Sullivan To Join Meeting With Caribbean Leaders

WASHINGTON DC (STL.News) – The US Department of State (DOS) released the following statement: Today, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will join President Donald J. Trump as he welcomes Caribbean leaders to a meeting at Mar-a-Lago.  The meeting will include leaders from the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, the Republic of … Continue reading US Department of State News: Deputy Secretary John Sullivan To Join Meeting With Caribbean Leaders

NEBRASKA | Donate with Care in Response to Historic Flooding

Attorney General Peterson Reminds Nebraskans to Donate with Care in Response to Historic Flooding & Weather Damage (Lincoln, NE) — Attorney General Doug Peterson reminds Nebraskans to donate with care and avoid charity scams in response to recent weather damage and flooding. “In the coming days, it is critical that we reach out and help … Continue reading NEBRASKA | Donate with Care in Response to Historic Flooding

Governor Ricketts Unveils New “Nebraska Strong” Relief Website

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA (Mar 22, 2019)– On Thursday, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new website to help connect more Nebraskans with opportunities to request and provide relief.  The website can be viewed at http://www.nebraska.gov/nebraska-strong/.   “Nebraska’s response to the flooding has been incredible as neighbors have been stepping up to help one another,” said Governor Ricketts.  “We are working … Continue reading Governor Ricketts Unveils New “Nebraska Strong” Relief Website

FDA News: FDA approves device, Optimizer Smart system, for treating moderate to severe chronic heart failure

SILVER SPRING, MD (STL.News) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved the Optimizer Smart system for treating patients with chronic, moderate-to-severe heart failure who are not suited for treatment with other heart failure devices such as cardiac resynchronization therapy to restore a normal timing pattern of the heartbeat.  The FDA gave the device … Continue reading FDA News: FDA approves device, Optimizer Smart system, for treating moderate to severe chronic heart failure

Finding The Perfect Ingredients For Chocolate Chip Cookies

Of all of the cookies in the cookie kingdom, perhaps none reign more supreme than the chocolate chip.  Instantly irresistible and in just about everybody’s top 5 cookies, the chocolate chip cookie is a classic treat that a plate of can seldom survive the night.   That’s not to say you can’t reinvent the wheel, … Continue reading Finding The Perfect Ingredients For Chocolate Chip Cookies

Missouri News: Illinois Woman, Mediha Medy Salkicevic, Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Terrorists

St. Louis, MO (STL.News) – Mediha Medy Salkicevic, a/k/a Medy Ummuluna, a/k/a Bosna Mexico, 38, pled guilty yesterday to one federal count of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists.  Salkicevic appeared yesterday before Judge Catherine D. Perry who accepted her plea and set her sentencing for June 18, 2019. According to court documents, on … Continue reading Missouri News: Illinois Woman, Mediha Medy Salkicevic, Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Terrorists

Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Nielsen’s Trip to Texas

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen traveled to Austin, Texas, where she delivered remarks at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Midyear meeting between heads of state police agencies, police chief associations, and midsize agencies. During her remarks, the Secretary reaffirmed the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) commitment to … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Nielsen’s Trip to Texas

Michigan News: A public hearing to consider the possible parole of Billy Cole, #144494

(STL.News) – The Michigan Parole Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 4, 2019 to consider the possible parole of Billy Cole, #144494 . It will be held at 9:00 a.m. at the T-100 Training Center; G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility in Jackson, Michigan. Billy Cole is serving a Life sentence for the … Continue reading Michigan News: A public hearing to consider the possible parole of Billy Cole, #144494

Missouri News: Columbia police investigate home invasion on March 21

COLUMBIA, MO (STL.News) – Columbia Missouri Police officers were dispatched to a report of a home invasion in the 1500 block of Spiros Drive at approximately 3:15 a.m. on Thursday, March 21. The investigation revealed that three males forced entry into the residence while brandishing firearms and claiming to be with the Boone County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Missouri News: Columbia police investigate home invasion on March 21

Columbia Missouri News: City accepting applications for boards, commissions

COLUMBIA, MO (STL.News) – The Columbia City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for boards and commissions.  Boards and commissions are a way for citizens to be involved in local government and to represent the voices of their fellow community members.  Applications must be received by the City Clerk’s Office, 701 E. Broadway, second floor, by … Continue reading Columbia Missouri News: City accepting applications for boards, commissions

Missouri Lottery News: $50 Million Mega Millions Prize Claimed by Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas

(STL.News) – A Missouri Lottery player has claimed a $50 million jackpot prize from the March 12 Mega Millions drawing.  Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas, bought the winning ticket at QuikTrip, 6641 E. Truman Road in Kansas City, and matched all six numbers drawn – 10, 12, 16, 49 and 57 with a Mega Ball … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: $50 Million Mega Millions Prize Claimed by Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas

Missouri News: Cosmos Corporation to expand headquarters in O’Fallon, Missouri

O’FALLON, MO (STL.News) – Cosmos Corporation, a pet care manufacturing company, announced plans yesterday to expand its world headquarters.  Located in O’Fallon, Missouri, the $25.7 million facility will be the site for all administration, manufacturing and distribution operations, allowing Cosmos to meet a growing demand for natural pet products. “Cosmos is a faith-driven company that … Continue reading Missouri News: Cosmos Corporation to expand headquarters in O’Fallon, Missouri

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson Joined by Farmers, Ranchers for ‘Farmer’s Talk’

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Yesterday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson was joined by several farmers and ranchers for the first ‘Farmer’s Talk’ of the 2019 season in advance of the 34th KMMO Ag-Day, which was hosted at the home of family farmers Isaac and Elizabeth Christy in Nelson, Missouri.  Governor Parson was joined by Director … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson Joined by Farmers, Ranchers for ‘Farmer’s Talk’

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Declares State of Emergency in Missouri in Response to Flooding

Governor Parson and Congressman Graves To Meet With Local Officials in Atchison and Buchanan Counties JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Thursday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snow melt and … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Declares State of Emergency in Missouri in Response to Flooding

Missouri News: Jefferson City man, Jeffrey Wayne Robnett, ordered to cease and desist from offering securities

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s Securities Division ordered unregistered agent Jeffrey Wayne Robnett and his company to cease and desist after allegedly offering securities under a prohibited contract. In August 2017, Robnett, a Jefferson City resident, allegedly met a 51-year-old Texas resident online and carried on a phone, text … Continue reading Missouri News: Jefferson City man, Jeffrey Wayne Robnett, ordered to cease and desist from offering securities

Chesterfield Missouri News: Chesterfield man, Stoney Davin Shaw, illegally solicits $2.6 million from 47 investors to finance medical product ‘Liquid Skin’

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft’s Securities Division, ordered unregistered agent Stoney Davin Shaw and his company to cease and desist after allegedly soliciting at least 47 investors from at least four states to invest $2.6 million in unregistered, non-exempt securities. Shaw, from Chesterfield, Missouri, allegedly solicited at least 47 … Continue reading Chesterfield Missouri News: Chesterfield man, Stoney Davin Shaw, illegally solicits $2.6 million from 47 investors to finance medical product ‘Liquid Skin’

Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Donald L. Boggess, Sentenced to 11 Years for Armed Robbery

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – A Kansas City, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in an armed robbery that was part of a three-month-long spree of armed robberies at metropolitan area businesses. Donald L. Boggess, also known as “Old School,” 57, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes … Continue reading Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Donald L. Boggess, Sentenced to 11 Years for Armed Robbery

Candicci’s Restaurant, Ballwin, Missouri, announces their upcoming weekend specials for March 22 thru March 24

Candicci’s Restaurant in Ballwin announces their weekend specials for March 22nd thru March 24th BALLWIN, MO (STL.News) – Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar, located in Ballwin, Missouri has been serving fine Italian cuisines to the St Louis and surrounding communities for more than 38 years. Candicci’s is known for their authentic Italian cuisines, pizzas and catering … Continue reading Candicci’s Restaurant, Ballwin, Missouri, announces their upcoming weekend specials for March 22 thru March 24

Vast Majority Think 2019 First Quarter is Good Time to Buy Home, says Realtor® Survey

  WASHINGTON/ March 21, 2019 (STL.News) New findings from a National Association of Realtors® survey show that more Americans believe that now is a good time to purchase a home. Consumer opinions about home buying bounced back in the first quarter of 2019, with 37 percent stating that they strongly believe now is a good … Continue reading Vast Majority Think 2019 First Quarter is Good Time to Buy Home, says Realtor® Survey

The Strategic Group Launches the Strategic Rivermont OZ Fund

  ATLANTA/ MARCH 21, 2019 (STL.News) The Strategic Group, a boutique investment firm that focuses primarily on investment strategies that also provide tax benefits as a source of returns, today announced the launch of the Strategic Rivermont OZ Fund. This fund brings a unique strategy of partnering with local municipalities to greatly transform downtown urban … Continue reading The Strategic Group Launches the Strategic Rivermont OZ Fund

CareTrust and PointRight Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Post-Acute Analytics for Asset Management and Merger & Acquisition Analysis

  SAN CLEMENTE, CALIF./ MARCH 21, 2019 (STL.News) “As former operators ourselves, CareTrust places tremendous value on clinical data, and understands how it can be used to drive both quality outcomes and financial performance,” said Greg Stapley, CareTrust’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He noted that CareTrust’s provision of PointRight solutions to its smaller SNF … Continue reading CareTrust and PointRight Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Post-Acute Analytics for Asset Management and Merger & Acquisition Analysis

Despite Change, Quality Agents Remain Signature Real Estate Companies’ Target Market

  BOCA RATON, FLA./ MARCH 21, 2019 (STL.News) Let’s face it. The real estate industry can make mountains of men (and women), but only those agents at the top of their game and who make quick studies within The Signature Real Estate Companies’ corporate culture, survive and thrive in real estate done right. This past … Continue reading Despite Change, Quality Agents Remain Signature Real Estate Companies’ Target Market

Gulf Coast Vacation Rental Management Executive Recognized As Industry Pioneer

  GULF SHORES, ALA./ MARCH 21, 2019 (STL.News) Meyer Vacation Rentals Owner and SH Enterprises Inc. Chairman of the Board Sheila Hodges was one of only three women honored as vacation rental management industry pioneers during the inaugural VRM Intel Women’s Summit held in February in New Orleans. Presented by nationally circulated VRM Intel magazine … Continue reading Gulf Coast Vacation Rental Management Executive Recognized As Industry Pioneer

COLORADO | Feeding wildlife during winter does more harm than good

MONTROSE, COLORADO – Even though temperatures are warming, for wildlife Colorado remains in the depths of winter; and despite the recent snow storms Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds citizens that big-game wildlife do not need our help. Feeding big game in Colorado is not only illegal but also does more harm than good. Also, people … Continue reading COLORADO | Feeding wildlife during winter does more harm than good

US Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Interview With Melissa Scheffler of KWCH TV Wichita

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – The U.S. Department of State released the following transcript: QUESTION: So let’s talk about Senator Dole. Who is Bob Dole to you? SECRETARY POMPEO: Bob’s a friend and a legend and a true patriot, a truly great American.  When you think about the arc of American history over the last, what, 50 … Continue reading US Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Interview With Melissa Scheffler of KWCH TV Wichita

Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC, Rural Fire Departments Are Partners in Fighting Wildfires

Kansas City, MO (STL.News) – One of the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) partners in fighting or preventing wildfires turns 75 this year, while the others are of greatly varying ages.  All are valuable, as is MDC’s role in protecting private property and wildlife habitat from accidental or arson fires in rural areas. One partner … Continue reading Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC, Rural Fire Departments Are Partners in Fighting Wildfires