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  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Names Members to the National Watermelon Promotion Board

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Names Members to the National Watermelon Promotion Board


    Washington, DC - - (November 14, 2018) - - Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced the appointment of sixteen members to serve on the National Watermelon Promotion Board. The appointees will serve three-year terms from Jan. 1, 2019, to Dec. 31, 2021.

    Members appointed are:
    • Mr. Dalton Willis Borders, Edinburg, Texas
    • Mr. Cody Buckley, San Antonio, Texas
    • Ms. Jordan Carter, Cordele, Ga.
    • Mr. Richard Chastain, Alva,
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  • U.S. Secretary of Labor Acosta Announces Start of National Apprenticeship Week

    U.S. Secretary of Labor Acosta Announces Start of National Apprenticeship Week


    Washington, DC - - (November 12, 2018) - - U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today announced the start of National Apprenticeship Week (NAW). This year’s theme – Apprenticeships: Creating Tomorrow – celebrates the impact apprenticeship programs have in helping Americans learn skills for jobs in growing industries. NAW will continue through November 18. “President Trump’s Administration is committed to expanding apprenticeships and workforce i...
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  • Lessons Learned from 41 Maritime Accidents Detailed in National Transportation Safety Board's Safer Seas Digest 2017

    Lessons Learned from 41 Maritime Accidents Detailed in National Transportation Safety Board's Safer Seas Digest 2017





    Washington, DC - - (November 8, 2018) - - Maritime accident investigation reports for collisions, explosions, capsizings and allisions and the lessons learned within those reports are detailed in the National Transportation Safety Board’s Safer Seas Digest 2017, released online Thursday. The publication is a compendium of 41 marine accident reports for accidents involving fishing, offshore supply, cargo, passenger, tanker, towing and government vessels. Reports in the digest were adopted or issued by the NTSB during calendar year 2017. The Safer Seas Digest is a publication designed with mariners in mind, providing them with links from the digest’s summaries to the full i...
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  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Urges Motorists to Drive Safely Near School Zones and Bus Stops

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Urges Motorists to Drive Safely Near School Zones and Bus Stops





    Washington, DC - - (November 2, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is urging motorists to exercise caution and follow State laws when approaching a school bus or school crossing. Following a string of recent tragedies in Florida, Indiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky, NHTSA is calling on the public and media to help educate communities on ways to reduce incidents of stop-arm violations and ensure all students arrive to and from school safely.

    NHTSA Deputy Administrator Heidi King today issued a video message addressing recent accidents at school bus stops and urging motorists to do their part to keep children safe.
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  • U.S. Department of Veterans Administration Scientists Elected as National Academy of Medicine Members for Outstanding Professional Achievement, Commitment to Service

    U.S. Depart of Veterans Administration Scientists Elected as National Academy of Medicine Members for Outstanding Professional Achievement, Commitment to Service



    Washington, DC - - (November 7, 2018) - - Four senior U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researchers were recently elected as new members of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. VA Drs. Ann McKee, Albert Siu, Lucila Ohno-Machado and Rachel Werner were selected on Oct. 15 by current NAM members for their contributions to medical ...
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  • U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement on National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month

    U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement on National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month



    (November 7, 2018) - - U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement on President Trump’s Proclamation of November as National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month: “Americans rely on secure and resilient infrastructure to provide access to safe food, reliable electricity and transportation, clean water, and instant communication. These physical and cyber s...
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  • National Transportation Safety Board Set to Hold Investigative Hearing on Engine Failure

    National Transportation Safety Board Set to Hold Investigative Hearing on Engine Failure


    Concerning CFM International engine failure on Southwest Airlines flight 1380 in April of 2018 Washington, DC - - (November 6, 2018) - - The National Transportation Safety Board is scheduled to hold an investigative hearing, that is open to the public, Wednesday, Nov. 14, beginning at 9 a.m. (EST), in the NTSB’s Board Room and Conference Center. As part of the agency’s ongoing investigation of the fatal, April 17, 2018, CFM International engine failure ...
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  • Statement From Attorney General Sessions on the Drug Enforcement Administration’s 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment

    Statement From Attorney General Sessions on the Drug Enforcement Administration’s 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment



    (November 2, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Justice published (today) the following statement from Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Today, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) released its 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment, a comprehensive, strategic assessment of the illicit drug threats facing the United States. Attorney General Sessions made the following statement about the report: “This new report from the DEA confirms t...
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  • National Transportation Safety Board says Highway Deaths Account for 95 Percent of all Transportation Fatalities in 2017

    Highway Deaths Account for 95 Percent of all Transportation Fatalities in 2017



    (November 1, 2018) - - Highway crashes claimed the lives of 37,133 people in 2017, accounting for 95 percent of the 38,958 who died in transportation related accidents that year, according to data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The data indicate 712 fewer people died in transportation accidents in 2017, compared to the 39,670 who died in 2016. Aviation, marine and highway deaths decreased while rail and pipeline fatalities increased. Rail experienced the largest increase with 58 more dea...
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  • U.S. Small Business Administration Kicks off National Veterans Small Business Week Nov. 5-9

    U.S. Small Business Administration Kicks off National Veterans Small Business Week Nov. 5-9


    Washington, DC - - (October 29, 2018) - - The U.S. Small Business Administration will celebrate the accomplishments of veteran, service member and military spouse small business owners nationwide during National Veterans Small Business Week, Nov. 5-9. “National Veterans Small Business Week is another opportunity for us not only to highlight the success of our nation’s 2.5 million veteran-owned businesses, but also to recognize t...
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  • U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Celebrates National Family Caregivers Month

    U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Celebrates National Family Caregivers Month



    Washington, DC - - (November 1, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is commemorating National Family Caregivers Month this November by honoring the service of 5.5 million family members and friends who have dedicated their lives to providing much-needed care for chronically ill, injured or disabled Veterans. “Caregivers make tremendous sacrifices to address the daily needs of Veterans who served our nation,” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie. “...
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  • National Transportation Safety Board says Derailment Demonstrates Need for Use of Safer Rail Tank Cars

    National Transportation Safety Board says Derailment Demonstrates Need for Use of Safer Rail Tank Cars



    Washington, DC - - (October 30, 2018) - - A broken rail, inadequate track maintenance and inspection, and inadequate federal oversight led to the March 10, 2017, derailment of a Union Pacific Railroad ethanol train near Graettinger, Iowa, according to a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report released Tuesday. The agency also said in its report the continued use of US Department of Transportation Specification 111 tank rail tank cars in ethanol service, instead of the more robust DOT-117 tan...
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  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issues Statement about New Car Assessment Program's Highest Rating

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issues Statement about New Car Assessment Program's Highest Rating




    Washington, DC - - (October 9, 2018) - - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) – known as the 5-Star Safety Ratings Program – provides consumers with information about the crash protection and rollover safety of new vehicles beyond what is required by Federal law. NCAP conducts a total of three crash tests on new vehicles:...
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  • U. S. Department of Agriculture Announces Receipt of 136 Expressions of Interest in Hosting Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture

    U. S. Department of Agriculture Announces Receipt of 136 Expressions of Interest in Hosting Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture




    (Washington, D.C. - - (October 22, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has received 136 expressions of interest from parties in 35 states interested in becoming the new homes of the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). In August, Perdue announced that most ERS and NIFA personnel...
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  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Directs Driverless Shuttle to Stop Transporting School Children in Florida

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Directs Driverless Shuttle to Stop Transporting School Children in Florida




    Washington, DC - - (October 19, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a letter directing Transdev North America to immediately stop transporting school children in the Babcock Ranch community in Southwest Florida on the EZ10 Generation II driverless shuttle. Transdev’s use of the driverless shuttle to transport...
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