At least six people were injured when shots were fired at a Tennessee Church on Sunday, Nashville police said. Nashville police received calls about a shooting at Burnett Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch just after 11 a.m., officials told Fox News. The church is about 30 minutes southeast of Nashville. Joseph Pleasant, a spokesman for the Nashville Fire Department, confirmed at least six to eight people have been injured and were taken to the…"Tennessee church shooting leaves multiple people hurt, officials say"
Labor Day is a holiday to honor the American worker, but it also has a political bent too."Politics dominate summer’s last hurrah on Labor Day"
Explosions that rocked a Texas chemical plant after it was inundated by Harvey’s floodwaters are raising questions about the adequacy of industry preparations for the monster storm and stoking fears of more accidents in the days ahead."Plant explosions, spills test industry’s response to Harvey"
FORT MEADE, MD – A 2006 Poplar Bluff graduate and Poplar Bluff, Missouri native protects America from cyber threats as a member of Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group. “I wanted better opportunities than what was offered in my hometown and the chance to travel so I joined the Navy,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Crystal Kulle. “This links me to my grandfather who also served in the military.” Kulle is one of about 3,000 cryptologic technicians (collection) in the Navy and is responsible for collection,…"Poplar Bluff Native Battles Cyber Threats for U.S. Navy"
Helping Houston from Missouri This week, the nation has watched as Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Houston and on the neighboring communities. Thousands of people have been misplaced. Homes and businesses have been destroyed, and the death toll continues to rise. Search and rescue teams from several states, including Missouri, have been deployed to help. We know all too well from our own experience in Missouri the destruction Mother Nature can cause. Just six years…"Senator Ron Richard’s Updates from the Capitol: Helping Houston from Missouri"
Arkema SA is not exactly a household name, but its products are found in everything from plastics in automotive parts to adhesives for baby diapers. The company also claims to be the third-largest producer of hydrogen peroxide in the world."Chemical plant explosion thrusts Arkema into spotlight"
“We hope Sen. Chappelle-Nadal realizes the seriousness of her statements, takes responsibility for her words, and resigns on her own accord. However, we are preparing for options afforded in the Missouri Constitution and the Senate Rules if she continues to defy the public outcry and not resign.” Senate Leader Ron Richard, R-Joplin District 32 “We have heard the calls from the Governor and the Lt. Governor, and remain firmly convinced she should resign…"Senate Majority Leaders Issue Statement on Next Steps for Sen. Chappelle-Nadal"
Gains among technology companies helped snap a three-day losing streak for U.S. stocks Friday, though the market ended with its worst weekly loss since March."US stocks snap 3-day losing streak in roller coaster week"
U.S. regulators on Friday warned a New York fertility doctor to stop marketing an experimental procedure that uses DNA from three people — a mother, a father and an egg donor — to avoid certain genetic diseases."Doctor told to stop marketing 3-person baby technique"