Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - “The Federal Trade Commission works for America’s consumers in every community.” I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve said those words or heard them from my colleagues – and that’s a good thing. Of course, business owners are consumers, too, and the FTC works for you in two ways.
Lilongwe, Malawi - The routine use of antibiotics on livestock leads to the emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria that can impact humans. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), in 2010, almost 52 percent of chicken breasts tested were contaminated with antibiotic resistant E. coli. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports that 80 percent of all antibiotics are fed to farm animals that aren’t sick, in order to promote rapid growth.
El Centro, California - Corporal Arreola recently received the national designation of Certified Jail Officer (CJO) by the authority of the American Jail Association through the Jail Manager Certification Commission.
West Lafayette, Indiana - A test chamber developed at Purdue University allows engineers to simulate precisely what happens to soil underground during the installation of piles and other structural elements, a research tool for improving construction of everything from buildings and bridges to offshore wind turbines.
Washington, DC - The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan closed on its offering of a total $1.5 billion in sovereign bonds guaranteed by the United States of America. These guarantees are part of a broader U.S. commitment to support Jordanian stability, security, and economic growth. President Obama informed King Abdullah of the United States’ intention to provide these guarantees during their December 5, 2014 meeting in Washington, D.C.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the Canadian people on the 148th anniversary of the birth of your nation on July 1.
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