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NASA Deputy Administrator Among US Astronaut Hall of Fame Inductees

NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy, along with fellow veteran astronauts Michael Lopez-Alegria and Scott Kelly, were inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame class of 2021 on Saturday, Nov. 13.

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Minister Joly meets with United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today met with United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Washington D.C.

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FINRA Foundation Awards 2021 Ketchum Prize to Shawn Spruce

Champion of Financial and Investor Education in Native Communities Receives Highest Honor WASHINGTON—The FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) today awarded Shawn Spruce the 2021 Ketchum Prize—its highest honor—in recognition of his outstanding advocacy, teaching and outreach as a champion…

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Report from FINRA Board of Governors Meeting – September 2021

Board Approves New Maintaining Qualifications Fee; Reaffirms FINRA’s Financial Guiding Principles WASHINGTON – FINRA’s Board of Governors met on Sept. 23-24 and approved a proposal to establish a modest fee for individuals who choose to complete continuing education (CE) to…

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FINRA, NASAA and SEC OIEA Urge Investors to Establish a Trusted Contact to Increase Investor Protection

WASHINGTON—In a combined effort to provide additional protection for investors, FINRA and the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) today announced a new campaign urging investors to provide their financial firms with a trusted contact. The U.S. Securities and Exchange…

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New Research Examines Why Some Consumers are More Vulnerable to Financial Scams

WASHINGTON—New findings from a two-year study bring researchers closer to understanding why some people are more likely to lose money to financial fraud. The FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation), Better Business Bureau (BBB) Institute for Marketplace Trust, and the…

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FINRA Names Sarah Gill as Ombudsman, Cindy Foster as VP of MAP Program

FINRA today announced the appointment of Sarah Gill as Ombudsman and Cindy Foster as Vice President of the Membership Application Program (MAP) and Statutory Disqualification.   As the new Ombudsman effective Oct. 4, Gill will handle issues, inquiries and complaints…

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FINRA Announces Retirement of Executive Vice President of Member Supervision Bari Havlik; Greg Ruppert Appointed as Successor

WASHINGTON—FINRA announced today that Bari Havlik, EVP and Head of the Department of Member Supervision, plans to retire from FINRA later this year. Havlik will be succeeded by Greg Ruppert, who currently reports to Havlik and serves as EVP and…

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SEC, MSRB, FINRA to Hold Compliance Outreach Program for Municipal Advisors

WASHINGTON—The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Examinations and Office of Municipal Securities (OMS), the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), and FINRA today announced the opening of registration for the 2021 Compliance Outreach Program for Municipal Advisors. The virtual program…

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FINRA Announces Governor Elections and Appointments

WASHINGTON – FINRA announced today the election or appointment of five industry members to its 22-member Board of Governors. Seven of the 10 industry seats on FINRA’s Board are decided via election, and large, mid-size and small firms decide the…

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Public Works to host Healthy Rivers and Streams Virtual Forum

The purpose of this virtual forum on November 17 from noon – 1:00 p.m., is to gather input and perspectives from the community about how we can protect the water quality and ecological health of the rivers, streams, wetlands, and…

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NASA Awards Challenge Prizes to Startup Companies

NASA has awarded $90,000 each to seven entrepreneurial startup companies under its Entrepreneur’s Challenge program.

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Maryland Lottery

Lucky Game Yields Lucky $50,000 Win for Anne Arundel County Man

Player claims top prize on $5 scratch-off The name of the Maryland Lottery scratch-off says it all – it’s simply Lucky. A 63-year-old Anne Arundel County player found his luck in the form of a $50,000 top prize by playing…

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Ashcroft Visits National Champion Paris FFA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENov 12 2021 Contact: JoDonn Chaney, (573) 526-0949     Ashcroft Visits National Champion Paris FFA  Jefferson City, Mo. — Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft congratulated the Paris Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter, this morning during a visit to Paris…

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Bryce Caulk Named Director of Animal Services

As Director of the Animal Services Division, Caulk is responsible for the operations of the T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter as well as the City’s Animal Control Division.

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NASA to Air Spacewalk to Swap Communications Antenna on Space Station

Two NASA astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Tuesday, Nov. 30, for a spacewalk to replace a faulty antenna system.

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Marvel Studios’ Eternals Costumes To Debut at Smithsonian’s “FUTURES” Nov. 20

An insider look at Marvel Studios’ newest film Eternals will debut Nov. 20 as part of the groundbreaking new Smithsonian “FUTURES” exhibition at the historic Arts and Industries Building (AIB). Exploring new evolutions in storytelling and world-building, the display will…

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Governor Parson Announces Appointment of Talley M. Smith as Associate Circuit Judge for 10th Judicial Circuit

Governor Parson Announces Appointment of Talley M. Smith as Associate Circuit Judge for 10th Judicial Circuit johnathan.shiflett Fri, 11/12/2021 – 16:01 November 12, 2021 Jefferson City Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the appointment of Talley M. Smith as Associate Circuit Judge for…

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Maryland Lottery

New House, New Car, More Games in the Plans for Scratch-off Millionaire

Top prize win in $20 game won’t change Baltimore man’s Lottery play For years, the amusement provided by scratching off Maryland Lottery instant tickets was enough to keep a Baltimore man happy. Winning $1 million, he said, won’t change his…

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First visit of the Caribbean Development Bank’s new President to Luxembourg opens doors for additional EIB supported projects in the region

President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Gene Leon visited the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the first time, following a series of meetings with top EIB officials at COP 26 in Glasgow.

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