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Federal Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday October 27, 2019 ( 7 items )  

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency: Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Grubb, C.)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency issued the following news release: The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Charles H. Grubb, 21, of War Eagle, West Virginia, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 27, 2019. (This identification was initially published on Aug. 29, 2019.) In late 1950, Grubb was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was re  more

FCC Media Bureau Issues Memorandum on WVUX-LD Vs. DIRECTV, DISH Network
WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 -- The Federal Communications Commission's Media Bureau issued the following memorandum opinion and order (Docket No. 18-274): In the Matter of Michael Karr d/b/a WVUX-LD v. DIRECTV, LLC and DISH Network L.L.C. CSR-8964-M MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER Adopted: October 23, 2019 Released: October 24, 2019 By the Senior Deputy Chief, Policy Division, Media Bureau: I. INTRODUCTION 1. Michael Karr, owner and operator of Low Power Television Station WVUX-LD, Fairmont, Wes  more

National Energy Technology Laboratory Women Take Center Stage at 2019 Women, Technology Conference
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, Oct. 22 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory issued the following news: Female leaders serving in a variety of roles at NETL shared their professional pathways and unique perspectives on mentoring with other women at TechConnect West Virginia's 2019 Women & Technology Conference. The conference, held Oct. 21 in Charleston, West Virginia, was designed for women working in technology fields, as well as those interested in pursuing or   more

United States Attorneys, FBI and AARP Team Up to Help Educate Seniors
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, Oct. 25 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, Mike Stuart, issued the following news release: The United States Attorney's Offices for the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia and the FBI are teaming up to educate the aging population in the mountain state and their families about the dangers of elder fraud. Today, United States Attorneys Mike Stuart and Bill Powell, along with FBI Pittsburgh Special Agent in Charge Robert Jones  more

USDA Issues Safety-Net and Conservation Payments to West Virginia Farmers
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia, Oct. 23 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency - West Virginia Field Office issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency (FSA) in West Virginia is processing $537,700 in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payments for the 2018 crop year. Additionally, West Virginia FSA will distribute $467,116 in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) rental payments to landowners to support vol  more

W.Va. U.S. Attorney: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Sentenced for Drug Distribution
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, Oct. 23 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, Mike Stuart, issued the following news release: A Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine was sentenced to federal prison for drug distribution, announced Acting United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnston. Mathew Sisson, 29, was sentenced to 57 months in prison for distributing oxycodone for no legitimate medical purpose and outside the bounds of professional practice. Sisson was also ordered to serve three   more

W.Va. U.S. Attorneys, FBI, AARP Team Up to Help Educate Seniors
CLARKSBURG, West Virginia, Oct. 25 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, Bill Powell, issued the following news release: The U.S. Attorney's Offices for the Northern District of West Virginia and the Southern District of West Virginia and the FBI are teaming up to educate the aging population the mountain state and their families about the dangers of elder fraud. Today, U.S. Attorneys Bill Powell and Mike Stuart partnered with FBI Special Agent in Charge Robert Jone  more