WASHINGTON | Watchdog: Zinke charter flight approved without full info

WASHINGTON | April 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — An internal watchdog says a $12,000 charter flight by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was reviewed and approved by department ethics officials without complete information, because staff who helped schedule the trip did not provide sufficient details. A report by Interior’s inspector general says Zinke’s use of a chartered flight … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Watchdog: Zinke charter flight approved without full info

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif | Some in California side with US stance on sanctuary cities

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif | April 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — More local governments in California are saying they don’t want to be part of the state’s efforts to resist the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown, especially in pockets where Republicans still dominate in the otherwise Democratic state. Since the Jeff Sessions-led Department of Justice sued California last month … Continue reading LOS ALAMITOS, Calif | Some in California side with US stance on sanctuary cities

California Attorney General Becerra Charges Melissa Echeverria for Price Gouging After North Bay Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today filed three misdemeanor charges against Melissa “Missy” Echeverria, a real estate agent, for allegedly raising the monthly rent on property she owns in Novato, California by more than 10 percent following the devastating fires in Northern Bay Area counties last year.  Due to the blazes, Governor … Continue reading California Attorney General Becerra Charges Melissa Echeverria for Price Gouging After North Bay Wildfires

BRISTOL, Tenn | Busch beats out Larson to win rain-delayed race at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn | April 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Bristol Motor Speedway (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Kyle Busch has won the rain-delayed Cup Series race on a cold, dark day at Bristol Motor Speedway. Busch passed Kyle Larson with five laps remaining to win his second straight Cup … Continue reading BRISTOL, Tenn | Busch beats out Larson to win rain-delayed race at Bristol

10 Tips for a Better Retirement by the Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA)

SARASOTA, FLA./APRIL 16, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — The Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) shares the top 10 Tips for a Better Retirement. 1. Plan for it This is obvious, but you will retire at some point, one way or the other. So you might as well make a plan, whether it setting up your estate for your … Continue reading 10 Tips for a Better Retirement by the Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA)

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Supports Call for Independent Redistricting Commission

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement on the Fair Districts PA rally to support a nonpartisan independent commission to create legislative and congressional district boundaries. “It is wonderful to see people from across Pennsylvania in our state Capitol today to demand an end to gerrymandering, which creates gridlock and stifles … Continue reading Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Supports Call for Independent Redistricting Commission

PASADENA, Calif  | Whoa, Nellie: Keith Jackson remembered at Rose Bowl

PASADENA, Calif  | April 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Keith Jackson was remembered as “the Walter Cronkite of sports broadcasting” and a loving husband, father and grandfather away from the broadcast booth in a memorial service at the Rose Bowl. Nearly 400 family and friends gathered Sunday on the field at the historic stadium where Jackson, … Continue reading PASADENA, Calif  | Whoa, Nellie: Keith Jackson remembered at Rose Bowl

FEMA Changes Encourage Private Flood Insurance

April 16, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — In the absence of legislative reform by Congress, there’s only so much the Federal Emergency Management Agency can do to encourage the growth of private flood insurance. But FEMA, which oversees federal flood insurance, has come up with a few small but meaningful program changes that will make it easier … Continue reading FEMA Changes Encourage Private Flood Insurance