Day: October 11, 2017

Federal Trump tweet confirms Pence NFL walkout stunt was premeditated

Trump tweet confirms Pence NFL walkout stunt was premeditated

Travis Gettys 08 Oct 2017 at 14:22 ET Vice President Mike Pence laughs as U.S. President Donald Trump holds a baseball bat as they attend a Made in America product showcase event at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 17, President Donald Trump confirmed that he ordered Vice President Mike Pence to leave Sunday’s …

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Postal U.S. mail carriers emerge as heroes in Puerto Rico recovery

U.S. mail carriers emerge as heroes in Puerto Rico recovery

Hugh Bronstein GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – With the Puerto Rico power grid shredded by Hurricane Maria, the U.S. Postal Service has taken the place of cellphone service at the forefront of island communications. Alfredo Martinez, a mail man for the U.S. Postal Service delivers the mail at an area damaged by Hurricane Maria in …

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APWU Secretary-Treasurer Powell Receives Labor & Social Justice Leadership Award APWU

Secretary-Treasurer Powell Receives Labor & Social Justice Leadership Award APWU

10/10/2017 – On Oct. 4, APWU Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth “Liz” Powell was honored by the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) with the Labor & Social Justice Leadership Award at their 20th Annual Spirit of Democracy Celebration. The award honors individuals who dedicate their lives and careers to the struggle for social and economic justice …

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Postal Spy Shots: The Postal Service’s New Electric Mail Truck

Spy Shots: The Postal Service’s New Electric Mail Truck

Jerry Hirsch October 9, 2017 Editor’s Picks, Electric Vehicles, Trucking Technology Prototype electric U.S. Postal Service truck delivers mail in Leesburg, Va. (Photo: Trucks.com)  The first photos of a prototype mail delivery truck indicate that the U.S. Postal Service may be going electric. The photos were taken recently by a Trucks.com reader and electric vehicle …

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Federal EPA chief: I’d ‘do away with’ wind, solar tax credits

EPA chief: I’d ‘do away with’ wind, solar tax credits

By Timothy Cama – 10/09/17 03:42 PM EDT Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said on Monday that the federal tax credits for the wind and solar power industries should be eliminated. Pruitt told a crowd at a Kentucky Farm Bureau event that the credits stand in the way of utility companies making the best decisions …

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