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U.S. Department of Homeland Security News: Fact Sheet: Zero-Tolerance Prosecution & Family Reunification

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security yesterday released the following: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Health and Human Services (HHS) have a process established to ensure that family members know the location of their children and have regular communication after separation to ensure that those adults who are subject to removal are … Continue reading U.S. Department of Homeland Security News: Fact Sheet: Zero-Tolerance Prosecution & Family Reunification

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue Names Richard Fordyce as FSA Administrator

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today the appointment of Richard Fordyce to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA).  In his role, Fordyce will provide leadership for FSA and its mission to support agricultural production across America through a network of over 2,100 … Continue reading U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue Names Richard Fordyce as FSA Administrator

BJ’s Restaurants & DoorDash Partner To Celebrate National Deep Dish Pizza Day – April 5 With 30,000 Free Mini Pizzas

Thousands of Pizza Lovers to Receive a Free Mini Cheese or Pepperoni Deep Dish Pizza Delivered to Their Doorstep By DoorDash HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA -­­ BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ: BJRI) has partnered with DoorDash, the technology company connecting customers with the best local restaurants through door-to-door delivery, to bring customers 30,000 free Mini Cheese or … Continue reading BJ’s Restaurants & DoorDash Partner To Celebrate National Deep Dish Pizza Day – April 5 With 30,000 Free Mini Pizzas

FBI Task Force Arrests Edward Corneilus Bridges of Moss Point for Drug Trafficking

JACKSON, MS (STL.News) The FBI Safe Streets Task Force arrested 37-year-old Edward Corneilus Bridges, aka “Pooh,” of Moss Point, Mississippi on charges of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance—methamphetamine on March 22, 2018. The FBI Task Force seized approximately 4.5 pounds of Crystal Methamphetamine, 2 ounces of Cocaine, 46 dosage units of Ecstasy … Continue reading FBI Task Force Arrests Edward Corneilus Bridges of Moss Point for Drug Trafficking

Statement on the FBI’s Response to Suspicious Packages Received by U.S. Government Facilities

WASHINGTON (STL.News) On March 26, 2018, suspicious packages were received at multiple U.S. government facilities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  The FBI responded, and each package was collected and will be analyzed at the FBI Laboratory at Quantico, Virginia.  Multiple packages were sent to mail processing facilities at the following locations: Fort Belvoir, Virginia … Continue reading Statement on the FBI’s Response to Suspicious Packages Received by U.S. Government Facilities

Missouri Department of Economic Development awards $1.8 million to help Missouri’s youth

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) approved a total of $1,829,040 to strengthen programs across the state that encourage positive development among Missouri’s youth. “The state is proud to support these nonprofits as they shape better futures for the children and young adults of our state,” Governor Eric Greitens said. … Continue reading Missouri Department of Economic Development awards $1.8 million to help Missouri’s youth

Nation’s Mayors, Cities, Counties and Regions Applaud Passage of Brownfields Reauthorization included in the Omnibus Bill

Bill Marks Critical Step Forward in Developing Contaminated Properties (STL.News) The U.S. Conference of Mayors, the National League of Cities, the National Association of Counties and the National Association of Regional Councils today released the following statement applauding passage of the Brownfields. Reauthorization language that was included in the FY18 Omnibus Appropriations bill: “We commend … Continue reading Nation’s Mayors, Cities, Counties and Regions Applaud Passage of Brownfields Reauthorization included in the Omnibus Bill

U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis Affirms Defense Relationship’s Importance in Meeting With Saudi Counterpart

WASHINGTON (STL.News) Defense Secretary James N. Mattis today affirmed the importance of the U.S.-Saudi Arabia defense relationship in a meeting at the Pentagon with Saudi Defense Minister Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said. In a statement summarizing the meeting, White said they discussed the security environment in the Middle East, … Continue reading U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis Affirms Defense Relationship’s Importance in Meeting With Saudi Counterpart