MISSISSIPPI NEWS: JACKSON MAN, MAURICE HUMPHREY TO SERVE 20 YEARS FOR SHOOTING & BURGLARY

JACKSON, MS – A 36-year-old man was sentenced to serve 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from a shooting and unrelated burglaries, announced Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood. Maurice Humphrey of Jackson was sentenced Monday by Hinds County Circuit Court Jeff Weill to a total of 35 years in the custody … Continue reading MISSISSIPPI NEWS: JACKSON MAN, MAURICE HUMPHREY TO SERVE 20 YEARS FOR SHOOTING & BURGLARY

TROY, Mich | Michigan police ‘pawfficer’ gets name, rank on force

TROY, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit police department has created a new rank of “pawfficer” for the cat that has joined the force. The Troy police department announced Tuesday the kitty will be named Badges. That was the winning name from a Twitter poll, narrowly beating out Donut. The department added the cat to … Continue reading TROY, Mich | Michigan police ‘pawfficer’ gets name, rank on force

NEW YORK | US: Vet implanted heroin in puppies for Colombia drug ring

NEW YORK (AP) — A veterinarian pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to U.S. charges that he implanted liquid heroin in puppies to turn them into drug mules for a Colombian trafficking ring. Andres Lopez Elorza appeared in federal court in Brooklyn after being extradited from Spain, where he was arrested in 2015 on a U.S. … Continue reading NEW YORK | US: Vet implanted heroin in puppies for Colombia drug ring

Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. Attends Grand Opening of New Amazon Fulfillment Center

TOPEKA, KS – Kansas Governor Colyer Tuesday morning attended the Grand Opening of the Amazon fulfillment center in Kansas City, KS.  The Kansas City fulfillment center opened in July 2017 and currently employs more than 2,000 full-time associates. “Any time a business decides to make a new investment in Kansas, it’s a good day for … Continue reading Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. Attends Grand Opening of New Amazon Fulfillment Center

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. | Russ Brandon resigns as Bills, Sabres president

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Russ Brandon abruptly resigned his dual role as president of the NFL Buffalo Bills and NHL Buffalo Sabres in a major shake-up for the teams’ owners, Terry and Kim Pegula. The Pegulas announced in a press release on Tuesday that they accepted Brandon’s resignation Tuesday afternoon. Kim Pegula will take … Continue reading ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. | Russ Brandon resigns as Bills, Sabres president

VERMONT GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT, 5-YEAR PLAN TO IMPROVE EDUCATION QUALITY & AFFORDABILITY WHILE ACHIEVING TAX RATE STABILIZATION

MONTPELIER, VT – Vermont Governor Phil Scott and his Administration today presented a five-year plan that revitalizes our education system by generating nearly $300 million in savings that can be used to provide tax relief, expand educational opportunities like early care & learning, technical education and improving overall quality – without raising tax rates.  Further, … Continue reading VERMONT GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT, 5-YEAR PLAN TO IMPROVE EDUCATION QUALITY & AFFORDABILITY WHILE ACHIEVING TAX RATE STABILIZATION

South Carolina Attorney General Wilson Joins Lawsuit Challenging Unlawful Obama-Era DACA Program

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is part of a coalition of seven states that filed a lawsuit today against the federal government to end the unconstitutional Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which granted lawful presence and work permits to nearly one million unlawfully present aliens without congressional approval. … Continue reading South Carolina Attorney General Wilson Joins Lawsuit Challenging Unlawful Obama-Era DACA Program

White House delays a trade war but intensifies uncertainty

WASHINGTON/May 1, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — The White House’s on-again, off-again tariffs are heightening uncertainty for U.S. companies that buy steel and aluminum and the foreign companies that supply them. And major American allies, from Europe to Canada and Mexico, are signaling increasing resentment. Delivering its second reprieve for steel and aluminum imports, the Trump administration … Continue reading White House delays a trade war but intensifies uncertainty