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Federal Tipoffs Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday December 29, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Corps Awards $58M Contract to Complete Final Repairs and Closes Another Breach on Missouri River Levee System L-575
OMAHA, Nebraska, Dec. 28 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Omaha District issued the following news release: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District awarded a $58.3 million construction contract to Aptim Federal Services, LLC of Alexandria, Virginia Dec. 23. This contract is the first final repair contract to be awarded for the Missouri River Left Bank Levee Systems, which will allow the Corps to begin repairing the levee system to its Congressionally authorized level in turn restori  more

Four Housing Indicators Point to a Slowdown in 2020
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Dec. 25 -- The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis issued the following news release: Four key housing indicators--mortgage rates, existing home sales, real house prices and the momentum of residential investment--have shown movements that resemble those seen in the late stages of past economic expansions. William Emmons, assistant vice president and lead economist of the St. Louis Fed's Center for Household Financial Stability, says these housing indicators are showing signs  more

NASS - Heartland Regional Field Office: Hogs and Pigs
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Dec. 24 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Heartland Regional Field Office issued the following news release: Missouri inventory of all hogs and pigs on December 1, 2019 was 3.25 million head, down 10 percent from September 1, 2019 and down 11 percent from last year. Breeding inventory, at 490,000 head, was unchanged from the previous quarter but up 20,000 from last year. Market hog inventory, at 2.76 million head, was down 11  more

NASS - Heartland Regional Field Office: Missouri Agricultural Prices
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Dec. 28 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Heartland Regional Field Office issued the following news release: The November Prices Received Index 2011 Base (Agricultural Production), at 88.6, increased 4.6 percent from October and 0.2 percent from November 2018. At 82.6, the Crop Production Index was up 1.7 percent from last month but down 1.8 percent from the previous year. The Livestock Production Index, at 96.6, increased 7.  more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving University of Missouri-Columbia
WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54453) involving the University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri: TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION DEVIATION "On December 19, 2019, at 2121 CST, the University of Missouri-Columbia Research Reactor (MURR) was shut down due to a seized servomotor on the regulating blade drive mechanism during reactor operation. This notification is required per MURR Technical Specification (TS) 6.6.c(1) to repor  more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving Washington University
WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54445) involving Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri: MICROSPHERES DEPOSITED TO DIFFERENT SEGMENT OF LIVER The following is a synopsis of a telephonic report: On 12/6/19, a patient was administered Y-90 microspheres, intended for segment 4 of the liver. On 12/13/19, the post-administration imaging was interpreted and examined. It was determined that, despite taking precautions of bloo  more