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Federal Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday June 21, 2020 ( 3 items )  

FEMA Awards $26.8 Million Grant to Relocate West Virginia Elementary School
WASHINGTON, June 19 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: The State of West Virginia will receive $26.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help relocate an elementary school damaged in 2016 by severe storms, floods, landslides and mudslides. This award provides $26,851,044.60 in federal funding for the relocation of the Clendenin Elementary School, which was damaged as a result of FEMA-DR  more

Transportation Security Administration: Loaded Handgun Stopped at Huntington Tri-State Airport Checkpoint
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia, June 16 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration issued the following news release: A Jackson County, W. Va., woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Huntington Tri-State Airport on Saturday, June 13, when they detected a 9 mm handgun in her carry-on bag. It was not loaded. TSA officials notified the local police, who responded to the checkpoint, confiscated the gun and detained the woman, a   more

W.Va. U.S. Attorney: Justice Department Observes 15th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
CLARKSBURG, West Virginia, June 16 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, Bill Powell, issued the following news release: U.S. Attorney Bill Powell joined Attorney General William P. Barr and the entire Department of Justice in observing the 15th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The Department echoes voices around the world condemning elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for our country and the world,  more