Imperial Valley News Center
Westmorland, California - Agents from the El Centro Sector Border Patrol’s Border Community Liaison Program assisted the Imperial County Public Health Department and Westmorland Union Elementary School in conducting their annual “Nutrition Olympics” on January. 26th.
Stella Solar-Powered Car, Uber and Kim Kardashian: Hollywood Shine at This Year's at Eighth Annual Crunchies Awards
San Francisco, California - Thursday night, tech's hottest startups, founders, engineers and venture capitalists vied for recognition as the best of best at the 2015 Crunchies Awards. Winners across 20 categories, including Fastest Rising Startup, Best Founder and, Best Health Startup, took home the coveted monkey statuettes of honor.
Medtronic Inc. to Pay $2.8 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Related to "SubQ Stimulation" Procedures
Washington, DC - Medical device manufacturer Medtronic Inc. has agreed to pay the United States $2.8 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that Medtronic caused certain physicians to submit false claims to federal health care programs for a medical procedure known as “SubQ stimulation,” the Justice Department announced today.
Alexandria, Louisiana - An Egyptian man with a final order of removal was found guilty Thursday of hampering his removal from the United States, following a jury trial in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana. The investigation leading to this conviction was conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
Washington, DC - In this week’s address, President Obama highlighted the progress our economy has made, with more than 3.1 million jobs created in 2014 - the best year for job growth since the late 1990s. America has come a long way, and with the right policies, we can continue to grow our economy into one where those who work hard can get ahead. That’s why earlier this week the President released a budget proposal focused on middle-class economics - the idea that this country does best when everyone gets their fair shot, does their fair share, and plays by the same set of rules.
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released the following statement after USDA's Economic Research Service issued new data showing that agricultural exports support more than one million jobs here at home:
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