Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the application deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) will be extended until Dec. 19, 2014. The program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, protects participating dairy producers when the margin - the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below levels of protection selected by the applicant.
Washington, DC - Early data suggests that the current 2014-2015 flu season could be severe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges immediate vaccination for anyone still unvaccinated this season and recommends prompt treatment with antiviral drugs for people at high risk of complications who develop flu.
Washington, DC - Today, President Obama, Vice President Biden, and the First Lady will join college presidents and other education leaders from around the nation at the second White House College Opportunity Day of Action, where organizations will announce over 600 new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On December 5th, we mark one year since the passing of Nelson Mandela, a remarkable journey of life completed, but a legacy that still motivates all of us.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver remarks at the Brookings Institution’s 2014 Saban Forum at 12:15 p.m. on December 7, at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Washington, DC - “No need to be fat. No need to diet or go through unpleasant exercise.”...“Your thin friends can tell you the right way to fight fat.”...“Men avoided me. I was too fat.” Sounds like a lot of the bogus diet promotions the FTC has gone to court to shut down. But there are two things different about this false advertising case.