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Southern Conservation District Announces Deadlines for EQIP Programs
BECKLEY, W.Va., Oct. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service West Virginia office issued the following news release:

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announces the end of the first FY 18 application evaluation period for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The NRCS in cooperation with the Southern Conservation District, will be accepting applications for the 2018 EQIP programs through November 3, 2017.

EQIP is a voluntary conservation program that helps agricultural producers in a manner ... Show Full Article

South Charleston Woman Pleads Guilty for Theft From Tornado Post Office
CHARLESTON, W.Va., Oct. 18 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, Carol Casto, issued the following news release:

A South Charleston woman who stole from the Tornado Post Office in Kanawha County pleaded guilty today, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Martha Edele, 34, entered her guilty plea to theft of government money.

Edele was employed as an Officer-In-Charge at the Tornado Post Office. From December 23, 2013, through January 30, 2014, Edele took money that customers paid for stamps or money order sales. After taking the money, Edele would not report ... Show Full Article

Sacaton Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for Selling Methamphetamine on the Gila River Indian Community
PHOENIX, Oct. 18 -- The Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona, Christina J. Reid-Moore, issued the following news release:

Carmela Marvelle Lopez, 28, of Sacaton, Ariz., and a member of the Gila River Indian Community, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Steven P. Logan to 57 months in prison, followed by a term of three years of supervised release. Lopez had previously pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

Between Feb. 19, 2016 and March 9, 2016, Lopez sold methamphetamine to an undercover officer on three separate occasions. Lopez conducted two ... Show Full Article

ODR/ITT Offers Discounts, Rentals
SCHRIEVER AFB, Colo., Oct. 18 -- The U.S. Air Force's 50th Space Wing issued the following news:

By Halle Thornton

50th Space Wing Public Affairs

The Schriever Outdoor Recreation Information Tickets and Tours office offers Airmen a variety of equipment, rentals and discounted tickets available for purchase year-round.

Attempting to appeal to an even broader spectrum, they began selling blue customizable ceramic coffee mugs and sleeves Oct. 1.

The mugs come plain, but there are decorative options such as the 50th Space Wing emblem, unit symbol and/or stencil of the buyer's choice engraved. ... Show Full Article

Massachusetts Man Convicted of Supporting ISIS and Conspiring to Murder U.S. Citizens
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Justice issued the following news release:

David Daoud Wright, aka Dawud Sharif Abdul Khaliq, aka Dawud Sharif Abdul Khaliq, 28, of Everett, Massachusetts, was convicted of conspiracy to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization; conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism transcending national boundaries; conspiracy to obstruct justice; and obstruction of justice.

Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security Dana J. Boente, Acting U.S. Attorney William D. Weinreb for ... Show Full Article

Fort Eustis Soldiers to Manage Port Ops in Puerto Rico
JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va., Oct. 18 -- The U.S. Air Force's Joint Base Langley-Eustis issued the following news:

By Loran D. Doane

597th Transportation Brigade

Editor's Note: This article is part of series highlighting Joint Base Langley-Eustis members' contribution to humanitarian relief efforts from JBLE.

The first two of four U.S. Air Force C-17 cargo aircraft loaded with Army troops and equipment from Fort Eustis' 832nd Transportation Battalion broke ground before daylight, Oct. 18, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis en route to the hurricane-battered Caribbean island of Puerto Rico.

Heavy ... Show Full Article

FERC Issues Letter Involving High Island Offshore System of Houston
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the following letter involving High Island Offshore System, Houston, Texas:

Karen Pape

Senior Vice President and Controller

High Island Offshore System, L.L.C.

919 Milam, Suite 2100

Houston, TX 77002

Reference: Amended Negotiated Rate and Non-Conforming Service Agreement

Dear Ms. Pape:

On October 5, 2017, High Island Offshore System, L.L.C. (HIOS) filed revised tariff records (1) to its FERC NGA Gas Tariff. The referenced tariff records set forth an amended negotiated rate and non-conforming ... Show Full Article