Day: September 19, 2023

Arkansas

Arkansas Attorney General provides $250,000 grant to U.S. Marshals Museum

The Arkansas Attorney General office has committed to a $250,000 grant to the U.S. Marshals Museum, the USMM Foundation announced Tuesday (Sept. 19). The money brings the capital campaign to just under $2 million of the initial $50 million goal. The grant will go toward funding the campaign of the museum exhibits, said Susan Neyman, […]

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California

California truck drivers ask Newsom to sign bill saving jobs as self-driving big rigs are tested

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers, union leaders and truck drivers are trying to steer Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom toward signing into law a proposal that could save jobs as self-driving trucks are tested for their safety on the roads. The legislation would ban self-driving trucks weighing more than 10,000 pounds (4,536 kilograms) — which […]

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City Council

Minneapolis City Council rejects downtown Third Precinct HQ plan | #citycouncil

The vote comes after Mayor Jacob Frey wrote in a letter to council members asking them to either decide on a future site, or allow him to do so. MINNEAPOLIS — The future of the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct is still up in the air three years after it was burned down.  Earlier this […]

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Mayor

Milwaukee mayor pushes Brewers to develop parking lots, land surrounding American Family Field

A day after Republicans unveiled their $700 million plan to fund improvements at American Family Field, Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson intensified his calls for the Brewers to develop parking lots and land surrounding the ballpark. “You know, they’ve got a lot of parking,” Johnson said. “They’ve got a lot of parking.” Johnson wants the Brewers […]

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Alabama

Senate Democrats slam Republican Tuberville over his hold on more than 300 military officers’ promotions | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON — Criticism continues to mount for Sen. Tommy Tubervillle (R-Alabama), and his on-going hold on the promotions of more than 300 senior military officers that dates back to March. Because of the maneuver, the Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy currently do not have Senate-confirmed chiefs of staff. Senate Democrats gathered outside the U.S. […]

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California

8 ways to celebrate California Surfing Day – Orange County Register

Surfers ride the waves north of the pier in Huntington Beach, CA, on Tuesday, September 19, 2023. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) California Surfing Day is about more than riding a few waves, it’s a day to celebrate the state’s surfing lifestyle – its rich history, culture, the surf shops and board makers […]

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California

Attorney General Bonta Announces Arrest of Drug Trafficker in Southern California, Seizes 135 Pounds of Illegal Narcotics | State of California – Department of Justice

SANTA ANA — California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced the arrest of a drug trafficker and the seizure of nearly 135 pounds of illegal narcotics in Santa Ana. The arrest and seizure in Santa Ana, California, is the result of a joint operation by the California Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame seeks nominations for next class

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame is seeking nominations from the public for its next class. The nomination deadline is Nov. 1. The Agriculture Hall of Fame recognizes Arkansans who have contributed significantly to the state’s largest industry while spotlighting their contributions to the state’s economic development. Since its first class was selected in […]

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Alabama

Talladega Board of Registrars to determine possible runoff election | #elections | #alabama

TALLADEGA, Ala. (WIAT) — A meeting to determine if and when a runoff election for Talladega’s mayor will be held next week after neither top candidate received over 50% of votes at polls Tuesday. City of Talladega public information officer Mary Sood confirmed that a canvas meeting will be held by the city’s board of […]

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City Council

Newport News City Council must take action on homeless shelters – The Virginian-Pilot | #citycouncil

Homelessness The community housing event Aug. 22 in Newport News was a joke. When will City Council listen to the people? We have voiced our opinion again and again, but nothing has been done. We need a regional homeless shelter. Some of the people have said, “You know what the problem is. When will you […]

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