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Federal Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday October 13, 2019 ( 3 items )  

McConnell Air Force Base: First Female Firefighter in 20 Years
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kansas, Oct. 9 -- The U.S. Air Force (22nd Air Refueling Wing) issued the following news: Airman 1st Class Taylor N. Thompson, 22nd Civil Engineering Squadron fire protection apprentice, is currently serving as the first female firefighter to be assigned to McConnell Air Force Base in over 20 years. From a young age, the walls of a fire station have always felt like a second home to Thompson. Her passion for fire protection stems from her father, Jacob Thompson, who   more

U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in West Virginia Laundry Service Paying $66,641 in Back Wages and Damages
FAIRMONT, West Virginia, Oct. 8 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division issued the following news release: After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Superior Industrial Laundries Inc. - a commercial laundry facility based in Fairmont, West Virginia - has paid $66,641 in back wages and liquidated damages to 36 employees to resolve overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). WHD investigators found that Superior Indust  more

W.Va. U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart Announces Progress in Making Our Communities Safer Through Project Safe Neighborhoods
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, Oct. 8 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, Mike Stuart, issued the following news release: * * * - FBI 2018 Crime Report Shows 3.9 Drop in Violent Crime in the United States * * * Two years ago, the Department of Justice announced the revitalization and enhancement of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), the centerpiece of the department's violent crime reduction strategy. PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at reducing  more