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Federal Tipoffs Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday December 01, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency: Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Wilson, G.)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- 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. Gerald N. Wilson, 19, of Camden, Missouri, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 29, 2019. (This identification was initially released Sept. 3, 2019.) In the summer of 1950, Wilson was a member of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was last se  more

Groundbreaking Held for $1.7 Billion National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Complex in North St. Louis
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Nov. 27 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following news release: With significant federal, state and local dignitaries present, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency with many partners celebrated the symbolic groundbreaking for beginning of construction on the 97-acre campus in North St. Louis November 26, 2019. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District serves as the construction lead through a special team located in St. Louis. The Kansas   more

NASS - Heartland Regional Field Office: Missouri Agricultural Prices
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Nov. 27 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Heartland Regional Field Office issued the following news release: The October Prices Received Index 2011 Base (Agricultural Production), at 84.7, decreased 2.6 percent from September and 0.6 percent from October 2018. At 81.2, the Crop Production Index was down 6.3 percent from last month but up 1.2 percent from the previous year. The Livestock Production Index, at 90.3, increased 3.  more

National Service Agency Opens New Regional Office in Kansas City, Mo.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- The Corporation for National and Community Service issued the following news release: * * * - Office will serve Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin * * * The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service, today announced the opening of its new office for the North Central Region in Kansas City, Mo. A grand-opening celebration was held in the new office, which u  more

President Trump Announces Intent to Nominate and Appoint Individuals to Key Administration Posts
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- The White House issued the following news release: Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key position in his Administration: Charles Williams of Missouri, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installations, Energy, and the Environment). Mr. Charles Williams served in the United States Navy for more than 32 years active and reserve before retiring as a Rear Admiral in 2005. Mr. Williams' career in real estate  more

U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties of $210,037 to Missouri Contractor for Exposing Workers to Trenching Hazards
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Nov. 22 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Blue Nile Contractors Inc. - based in Birmingham, Missouri - for failing to protect employees from trench collapse and electrical hazards. The company faces $210,037 in penalties. OSHA inspectors observed workers exposed to trenching and excavation hazards w  more