“It a great year for me honestly,” Mathis said. “I really liking Coach Weir. He a great dude. Spoke about potential agenda items for 2018 in broad terms, including a call for $1.5 trillion in new infrastructure spending and partnerships with states and the private sector. He touched only briefly on issues like health care that have been at the centre of the Republican Party policy agenda for years. Some Republicans are wary of the hardline elements of Trump plan and it unclear whether his blueprint could pass Congress.
It’s the second tenant to fill a storefront space in the $80 million, 11 story building that remains on track to open April 25; earlier this month, Minnesota Power Employees Credit Union announced it would open a branch there.Blue Cross will be located in a nearly 5,000 square foot space on the western side of the building, at the corner of Superior Street and Fifth Avenue West. It will be the company’s third retail outlet in Minnesota, and first outside of the Twin Cities metropolitan area.Why does an insurance company see a need to open retail locations?The centers are intended “to help members understand and navigate through what is often a complex topic of health insurance and overall management of their benefits,” said Monica Engel, vice president, consumer markets at Blue Cross.Engel said the retail center will serve three main purposes. People “can shop, where they can actually compare and purchase a Blue Cross plan,” she said.
Rezaian mother, Mary, appeared at the courthouse with her son wife and fellow journalist, Yeganeh Salehi, though they were not allowed inside the courtroom as in past hearings. She repeated her family and the Post position that Rezaian is innocent, telling reporters he is a victim of the hostility between Iran and the United States that dates back to the 1979 Islamic Revolution. And other world powers to reach a landmark deal that gives the Islamic Republic relief from crippling sanctions in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program aimed at preventing it from building an atomic bomb.
July 27, 2007The DeRidder Police Department is confirming that there has been a chemical spill in the downtown area of DeRidder, resulting in the issuance of a shelter in place for much of the city. As a precaution to residents, a shelter in place is being enforced for areas around Pine and Shirley streets, and northbound to North Street.Local businesses in the downtown area are currently closed and traffic is being re routed around this area. DeRidder Police say the State Department of Environmental Quality is on the way as well as Chemtrek to clear the area and contain the chemicals.DeRidder residents are being urged to avoid local roadways.