US airport traffic rising despite holiday travel warnings

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — More than 1 million people have passed through U.S. airport security checkpoints in each of the past two days in a sign that public health pleas to avoid holiday travel are being ignored, despite an alarming surge in COVID-19 cases. It marks the first time U.S. airports have screened more […]

CDC pleads with Americans to not travel for Thanksgiving

NEW YORK (AP) — With the coronavirus surging out of control, the nation’s top public health agency pleaded with Americans on Thursday not to travel for Thanksgiving and not to spend the holiday with people from outside their household. The Thanksgiving warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention came as the White House […]

Trump and Pence both traveling outside US on Monday

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are expected to be abroad at the same time for a day, an unusual bit of scheduling for the nation’s top two officials. On Monday, Trump will leave for a summit in Vietnam with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. On the same day, Pence […]

On September 11, 2018, Montgomery County citizens face terrible perils at LSGCD, City of Montgomery, Commissioners Court, elsewhere

On September 11, 2018, Montgomery County citizens face terrible perils at LSGCD, City of Montgomery, Commissioners Court, elsewhere

Image: The Hindenburg caught fire and exploded on May 6, 1937, resulting in 36 fatalities. Conroe and Montgomery, September 11 – On September 11, 2018, seventeen years after the horrific 9/11 attacks by al Qaeda, the citizens of Montgomery County, Texas, face at least three immediate community disasters and several others that are looming. Why? When […]

EPA chief spent millions on security and travel

 WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s concern with his safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at times diverted officers away from investigating environmental crimes. Altogether, the agency spent millions of dollars for a 20-member full-time detail that is more than […]