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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday April 26, 2020 ( 6 items )  

Air University Advanced Education Continues From Dens, Living Rooms
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, April 23 -- The U.S. Air Force's 42nd Air Base Wing issued the following news: It's been more than a month since Air University's degree-granting schools had to abruptly close their doors and move to virtual teaching because the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant physical distancing and other stringent health and safety measures significantly altered daily life. In mid-March, hundreds of students attending Air War College, Air Command and Staff College and the  more

Air University Advanced Education Continues From Dens, Living Rooms
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, April 23 -- Air University issued the following news: It's been more than a month since Air University's degree-granting schools had to abruptly close their doors and move to virtual teaching because the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant physical distancing and other stringent health and safety measures significantly altered daily life. In mid-March, hundreds of students attending Air War College, Air Command and Staff College and the School of Advanced Air a  more

Ala. U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town Sends Letter to Law Enforcement Partners
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, April 23 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, Jay E. Town, issued the following news release: U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town sent a letter to law enforcement partners in Northern Alabama, encouraging continued partnerships in preventing a public health crisis from becoming a public safety crisis. "While this pandemic has brought to the fore the very best among us, we are unfortunately becoming increasingly aware of myriad coronavirus-related criminal activ  more

Ames Laboratory: New Discovery Helps Close the Gap Towards Optically-Controlled Quantum Computation
AMES, Iowa, April 21 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory issued the following news release on April 20: Scientists at Ames Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and the University of Alabama Birmingham have discovered a light-induced switching mechanism in a Dirac semimetal. The mechanism establishes a new way to control the topological material, driven by back-and-forth motion of atoms and electrons, which will enable topological transistor and quantum computation using li  more

FLRA Issues Decision Regarding Justice Department, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Federal Correctional Institution and American Federation of Government Employees
WASHINGTON, April 23 -- The Federal Labor Relations Authority issued the following decision (Case No. 0 AR 5475): UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION ALICEVILLE, ALABAMA (Agency) and AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES LOCAL 573 COUNCIL OF PRISON LOCALS # 33 (Union) DECISION April 22, 2020 Before the Authority: Colleen Duffy Kiko, Chairman, and Ernest DuBester and James T. Abbott, Members (Member DuBester dissenting) Deci  more

NRC: Schedules Virtual Meeting to Discuss 2019 Safety Performance of Three TVA Nuclear Power Plants
WASHINGTON, April 22 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following news release: Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2019 safety performance of the Browns Ferry, Sequoyah, and Watts Bar nuclear power plants during a virtual meeting scheduled for April 30. The three-unit Browns Ferry plant is located in north Alabama, and the Sequoyah and Watts Bar plants, both of which have two units, are in east Tennessee. All three plants are operated by the Tennessee Valley Auth  more