STOCKHOLM | Sweden’s king wants to change the statutes of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize each year, to allow its life-appointed board members to resign

STOCKHOLM  | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Sweden’s king said Wednesday he wants to change the rules of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize each year, to allow board members to resign even though they are appointed for life. “The number of members who do not actively participate in the Academy’s work is … Continue reading STOCKHOLM | Sweden’s king wants to change the statutes of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize each year, to allow its life-appointed board members to resign

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Announces Administration’s Efforts Helped More Than 2,000 Companies Train Their Existing Workforce

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced the most recent impact figures for the incumbent worker training program funded through the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).  This past year, the administration supported the training of more than 44,000 employees at more than 800 companies statewide.  A total of 120,000 workers at … Continue reading Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Announces Administration’s Efforts Helped More Than 2,000 Companies Train Their Existing Workforce

Can an EU Rule Impact Your Real Estate Business? It Might

April 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — What authority does the European Union have over your real estate business? That’s a tricky question, but an E.U. rule that takes effect next month could end up affecting your business in some manner. That’s because any European that comes to your web site to browse listings will be covered … Continue reading Can an EU Rule Impact Your Real Estate Business? It Might

NORRISTOWN, Pa | Jurors are hearing Bill Cosby’s deposition testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex

NORRISTOWN, Pa. | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Latest on Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Jurors are hearing Bill Cosby’s deposition testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex. Cosby made the damaging admission when he testified in 2005 as part of his chief accuser’s civil lawsuit against him. Prosecutors … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | Jurors are hearing Bill Cosby’s deposition testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex

VA News: Nearly $700 Million in State Veterans Home Funding Leads to New Construction Projects

Funding Represents Largest Appropriation in Program’s History WASHINGTON — Recently the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it will use $685 million in funding from Congress to fund several State Veterans Home construction projects through the VA State Veterans Home Construction Grant Program. The new funding can be used where needed for repairs, renovation or … Continue reading VA News: Nearly $700 Million in State Veterans Home Funding Leads to New Construction Projects

CHICAGO | The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs was called off because of wintry weather, the 25th postponement in the first three weeks of the major league season

CHICAGO  | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs on Wednesday was called off because of wintry weather, the 25th postponement in the first three weeks of the major league season. The total matched 2007 for the most weather-related postponements through April since Major League Baseball started keeping … Continue reading CHICAGO | The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs was called off because of wintry weather, the 25th postponement in the first three weeks of the major league season

Nebraska News: Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Former First Lady Barbara Bush

LINCOLN, NE – Today, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff in honor of former First Lady Barbara Bush, who passed away at the age of 92. Earlier, Governor Ricketts issued a statement following Barbara Bush’s passing: “With First Lady Barbara Bush’s passing, America has … Continue reading Nebraska News: Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Former First Lady Barbara Bush

WASHINGTON | U.S. health secretary Alex Azar is back in the hospital for additional treatment and observation

WASHINGTON  | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  A spokeswoman says U.S. health secretary Alex Azar is back in the hospital for additional treatment and observation. He’s been diagnosed with a painful bowel condition called diverticulitis. Health and Human Services Department spokeswoman Caitlin Oakley says Azar “remains fully engaged with the responsibilities of his job” and is … Continue reading WASHINGTON | U.S. health secretary Alex Azar is back in the hospital for additional treatment and observation