Northern Virginia officials worry secret CIA facility could scuttle hopes for landing FBI HQ

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TweetYumShareThis Northern Virginia officials worry secret CIA facility could scuttle hopes for landing FBI HQ 23 Mar 2013 Fairfax County officials want Uncle Sam to know they have the perfect site in Springfield to replace the FBI’s 39-year-old Washington headquarters… But some Northern Virginia officials have been told that the biggest obstacle to redevelopment may […]

Maine officials seeking pepper-spray video leak

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TweetYum  (PORTLAND PRESS HERALD)   The Maine Department of Corrections is investigating to determine how the press obtained video and documents about a captain’s treatment of an inmate last year. The video and related documents recount how Capt. Shawn Welch, an official at the Maine Correctional Center in Windham, used pepper spray on an inmate who […]

Officials call for ‘universal’ flu vaccination strategy

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TweetYumFor the third consecutive year, state and federal health officials are advocating a “universal” vaccination strategy to combat the seasonal flu. That means that everyone, 6 months and older, should get a flu shot, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “People should get vaccinated as soon as the vaccine is available,” […]

Ecuadorean officials invite Swedish authorities to London to interview Julian Assange

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TweetYumShareThis Ecuadorean officials invite Swedish authorities to London to interview Julian Assange 26 Jul 2012 The Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could yet avoid extradition for questioning over sexual assault allegations after Ecuadorean government officials invited the Swedish authorities to London, offering to host an interview there instead. Senior Ecuadorean government sources said today they have […]

Jim Greer denounces Florida Republican Party officials as liars, ‘right-wing crazies’ in deposition

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TweetYumShareThis Jim Greer denounces Florida Republican Party officials as liars, ‘right-wing crazies’ in deposition –Greer: GOP leaders met to discuss ways they could suppress black votes 26 Jul 2012 In a wide-ranging deposition that spanned two days in late May, former Florida Republican Party chairman Jim Greer denounced some party officials as liars and “whack-a-do, […]