Month: January 2017

Omaha police officer wounded in exchange of gunfire

OMAHA, Nebraska– A female Omaha Nebraska is recovering after being wounded in an exchange of gunfire according to Omaha.com A 20-year-old man was shot multiple times Monday afternoon during an altercation with police at Dewey Park in which one officer was shot in the lower leg. Shortly before 12:55 p.m., police were sent to investigate a report of a suspicious person looking into vehicles and checking for open car doors near 1327 Park Ave. About 1:10 p.m., two Omaha police officers in a patrol car arrived in the area of South 33rd and Jackson Streets. The officers saw a...

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Familiar faces join Mercy Kids, Internal Medicine teams in Lebanon

LEBANON, Missouri- The Mercy Kids team in Lebanon says they have two new faces, and you may recognize them. Dr. Caroline Campbell and nurse practitioner Laura Seaman, who have treated children in the region for many years, are now seeing patients at Mercy’s internal medicine and pediatrics clinic. Dr. Campbell and Laura Seaman both joined Mercy by way of Family Health Associates, a former multi-specialty medical group in Lebanon, where they each worked with young patients in the same office. “We have such a good rapport, and it’s a blessing to continue seeing many of the same patients, as...

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Trump cuts small business regulation by executive order

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia- President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order on Monday that he says will slash regulations on small businesses. Small business leaders surrounded the president as he put his signature to the directive called a “one in, two out” plan. It mandates  that  government agencies wanting a new regulation  identify two existing regulations they will cut from their own departments. Here is the full text: REDUCING REGULATION AND CONTROLLING REGULATORY COSTS By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Budget and...

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Association of Park Rangers says Trump trying to suppress National Park Service

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia- Yesterday, former ANPR Director Jon Jarvis made this statement about recent events involving the National Park Service: “I have been watching the Trump administration trying unsuccessfully to suppress the National Park Service with a mix of pride and amusement. The NPS is the steward of America’s most important places and the narrator of our most powerful stories, told authentically, accurately, and built upon scientific and scholarly research. The Park Ranger is a trusted interpreter of our complex natural and cultural history and a voice that cannot not be suppressed. Edicts from on-high have directed the NPS to...

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Counterintelligence: Catching spies, recruiting new agents at Fort Leonard Wood

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Missouri- The mission of Army Counterintelligence is to protect the Army, its employees — both military and civilian; equipment, information, and technology from foreign intelligence services and from international terrorist groups. Robert Carothers, special agent in charge of the Fort Leonard Wood Field Office, said there is an easier way to understand what they do. “What we do is catch spies and terrorists,” the retired Soldier said. They accomplish their mission by investigating matters of national security as they pertain to the Army within Missouri, added Sgt. Shane Orsburne, special agent and NCOIC, Fort Leonard Wood Field...

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