Kevin Johnson is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday. But Missouri law says his 19-year-old daughter is too young to witness ” Missouri

CNN — A federal court has denied a 19-year-old woman’s request to witness Tuesday’s execution of her father, when the state of Missouri is scheduled to execute him for the 2005 murder of police sergeant William McEntee. Corionsa Ramey is barred from attending the execution of her father, Kevin Johnson, because Missouri state law prohibits … Read more

California’s homelessness problem puts Governor Gavin Newsom against mayors ~ California

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is taking sides with local government officials, many of whom are Democrats, over responsibility for the lack of progress on tackling homelessness in America’s most populous state. Mr. Newsom recently froze $1 billion in federal grants for city and county homelessness programs. He also dismissed a number of suggestions from local … Read more

Missouri has so far banned 6 nonprofits from the federal child nutrition program ” Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY — Officials at the Missouri Department of Health and senior services have blacklisted six nonprofits from a state child nutrition program that they paid to distribute meals. The latest applicant in Missouri’s Summer Food Service Program, Connie Bobo’s New Heights Community Resource Center, received more than $20.6 million in federal reimbursements from pandemic … Read more

Oklahoma Best Sellers for November 27, 2022 < Oklahoma

FICTION 1. “Thelma” by Sunni Mercer (Stories Publishing) 2. “Demon Copperhead” by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper) 3. “Price for Fire” by Rilla Askew (University of Oklahoma Press) 4. “Weaving Sunset in Scarlet Light: Fifty Poems for Fifty Years” by Joy Harjo (WW Norton & Company) 5. “Passenger” by Cormac McCarthy (Knopf Publishing Group) 6. “It starts … Read more

US citizen accused of killing North Carolina woman on vacation Here’s what we know ^ North Carolina

CNN — Shanquella Robinson arrived in the quaint Mexican town of San Jose del Cabo on October 28 with six of her friends. A day later, the 25-year-old student at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina died while staying at a luxury rental property in Baja Calfornia Sur. Now, almost a month after the death, … Read more

BUILDING PERMITS for November 27th

Eric Karmazin, 19114 Marinda Circle, $210,948. Ramm Holdings LLC, 3213 N. 179th St., $198,352. Pacesetter Homes Inc., 7284 N. 172nd St. $176,856. Fld Fund I LLC, 5420 Kestrel Parkway, $175,016; 5432 N. 212nd St., $160,828; 5415 Kestrel Parkway, $153,520. Omaha Douglas Public Building Commission, 1819 Farnam St., $170,800. Sara Paape, 8118 N. 166th St., $162,000. … Read more

University of Idaho students stabbed: 2 weeks after police found 4 victims dead, here’s the status of the investigation

CNN — Two weeks after the stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students, dozens of local, state and federal investigators are still working to determine who carried out the brutal attack. After reviewing more than 1,000 leads and conducting at least 150 interviews, investigators have yet to identify a suspect or uncover a murder … Read more

First National Bank of Omaha

First National Bank of Omaha Announces Promotion and New Hires to Its Commercial Banking Group Nick Inzerello Nathan McKown Miles Anderson Mark Ostronic The First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO) today announced a group of new hires and a promotion to its Commercial Banking Group. Employee announcements include Nick Inzerello, Vice President of Commercial Banking; … Read more

The racing school moves its headquarters to Southside, Virginia > Virginia

Danville Register & Bee ALTON – An automotive training company is moving its headquarters to Southern Virginia, creating 24 new jobs in an $8.9 million project. Gov. Glenn Youngkin visited Virginia International Raceway on Tuesday to announce that the Skip Barber Racing School will be moving its headquarters — currently in Lakeville, Connecticut — to … Read more

New Jersey Brewery Buzzkillers – WSJ

Chuck Garrity, the owner of Death of the Fox Brewing Company. Photo: Courtesy of Chuck Garrity Microbreweries are micromanaged in New Jersey, and state law prohibits them from serving food and states that they may sell beer “only in conjunction with a brewery tour.” The good news is that the State Division of Alcoholic Beverage … Read more