Brown, Colleagues, Urge Federal Trade Commission to Protect Seniors from Coronavirus Scams

In Response to the Recent Increase in Coronavirus (COVID-19) Scams, Letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joseph Simons Calls On the FTC for Stronger Consumer Protections and Education for Seniors

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined 33 senators in urging Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joseph Simons to protect seniors from coronavirus-related scams.… Read full story

‘Two Days in May’ Canceled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — The 2020 Two Days in May Conference on Victim Assistance, previously scheduled for May 21-22 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis.

Two Days in May is an annual training event where victims’ advocates from around the state receive updates about best practices, trends and developments in the field; network with colleagues who also care about victims; and honor those who are doing exceptional work.Read full story

Danville/Brinkhaven Police Report – Mar 27, 2020

Danville/Brinkhaven Police Report – Mar 27, 2020
(Information courtesy of The Danville Police Department)

Mar. 23
Criminal mischief – West Main Street
Assisted sheriff’s deputy – Monroe Mills Road
Traffic violation (turn signal usage) – South Market Street

Mar. 24
Found property – South Market Street
Traffic violation (stop sign) – North Market Street & Main Street
Disturbance – East Ross Street
Disturbance – North Street

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USDA Announces 2020 Loan Rates for Wheat, Feed Grains, Oilseeds, Rice and Pulse Crops

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 26, 2020 – USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the 2020 marketing assistance loan rates by:

  • County for wheat, corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, soybeans and each “other oilseed” (canola, crambe, flaxseed, mustard seed, rapeseed, safflower, sesame seed and sunflower seed);
  • Region for pulses (dry peas, lentils, large chickpeas and small chickpeas); and
  • State for rough rice.
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