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  • Social Security and OIG Launch Public Service Announcement Campaign - March 22, 2019 at 4:00 am

    The Social Security Administration (SSA) and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) launched a joint Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign addressing a nationwide telephone impersonation scheme. Social Security and the OIG continue to receive reports from across the country about fraudulent phone calls from people falsely claiming to be Social Security employees. Calls can even “spoof” Social Security’s national customer service number as the incoming number on the caller Read more…

  • FATHER CHARGED RELATED TO SON’S OVERDOSE DEATH - March 22, 2019 at 2:00 am

    On March 20, 2019 48-year-old Gary Birkhead of Bangor was arraigned at the Van Buren court on charges of Homicide-Involuntary-Manslaughter and second-degree Child Abuse related to the death of his son, Cole Birkhead. On 08/13/2017, 16-year-old Cole Birkhead of Hartford died at Bronson Hospital Kalamazoo of a drug overdose. The Van Buren County Prosecutors office issued the charges on 03/15/19 and Gary Birkhead was arrested on 03/19/2019. The investigation is Read more…

  • Notice of Public Hearing Monday, March 25, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m. - March 21, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    A Public Hearing is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2019, at a regular meeting of the St. Joseph City Commission to be held in the Commission Chambers, 700 Broad Street, for the purpose of considering a request by LECO Corporation to establish an Industrial Development District.

  • Treasury: Time Running Out to Claim 2014 State Income Tax Refunds - March 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Taxpayers who want to claim a state income tax refund from the 2014 tax year are running out of time, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury). State law requires taxpayers to file a state income tax return and claim their refund within four years. This means individuals who have yet to file their 2014 state income tax return and claim their refund must do so before Monday, April Read more…

  • Berrien County Road Department Three Year Transportation Plan Released - March 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    The BCRD presented their 2019-2021 Three Year Transportation Plan. You can find their asset management plan on their website BCroad.org or a link is provided on their Facebook page. Managing Director Jason R. Latham said their goal is to move 75% of the County Primary and Local Road system to Good or Fair condition by 2029. He also said they will reevaluate the project selection each year to ensure that Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty to mailing bombs targeting prominent Democrats

    Broward County Sheriff’s Office via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Cesar Sayoc, the man behind a campaign of letter bombs targeting prominent Democrats, including former President Barack Obama, pleaded guilty to 65 counts in Manhattan federal court on Thursday. Federal prosecutors more than doubled the number of charges immediately prior to the plea hearing. Sayoc, of Aventura, Florida, was arrested in October after mass-mailing explosive devices to top Democrats, CNN and Read more…

  • Thousands await rescue in Mozambique after tropical cyclone kills hundreds

    Tafadzwa Ufumeli/Getty Images(BEIRA, Mozambique) — Thousands of people, some seen clinging to rooftops and tree branches, still await rescue from rising floodwaters in Mozambique, one week after an intense tropical cyclone walloped the southeast African nation. Nearly 350,000 others are at risk of becoming trapped in the coming days as remnants of tropical cyclone Idai dump rain over low-lying areas already inundated with swelling rivers and bulging dams. Some 100,000 Read more…

  • Money Moves: Cardi B files to trademark "Okurrr"

    ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — After Pepsi built an entire Super Bowl ad around Cardi B saying her signature phrase “Okurrr,” it’s no wonder the rapper is now moving to trademark it. According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s website, Cardi’s filed paperwork to trademark the catchphrase for use on a long list of items, among them “paper goods, namely paper cups and posters.” She also wants to trademark the Read more…

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