That Bob Kroll. He doesn’t disappoint. He is what we in this business call good copy. I wish he was on this side of the river. I would have more opportunities to bang out pieces. It did not take long for the controversial head honcho of the Minneapolis Police Federation to publicly thumb his nose once again at elected authority after the city’s mayor, Jacob Frey, ordered a ban on cops undergoing so-called “warrior style” training, whether on duty or off. Those who violate the ban could be subject to discipline, Frey added. “Chief Medaria Arradondo’s police department rests on trust, accountability and professional service,” Frey said during his state of the city address last week. “Whereas fear-based, warrior-style trainings like killology are in direct conflict with everything that our chief and I stand for in our police department. Fear-based trainings violate the values at the very heart of community policing. When you’re … [Read more...] about Rosario: Do we want today’s cops to be more warrior than guardian, vice versa, or both?
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John Gallagher Detroit Free Press Published 8:00 AM EST Dec 20, 2018 Economic development news dominated the headlines in 2018. Let's take a few minutes to look back on some of the biggest development stories of the year and what they mean in a larger context. Amazon HQ2 search Anticipation over winning Amazon’s second headquarters with its bonanza of new jobs and tax base dominated the nation’s economic development industry for most of 2018. Detroit’s bid just missed making Amazon’s short list of 20 finalists, with the company citing an insufficient talent pool in Southeast Michigan. But Amazon’s so-called HQ2 search also sparked a debate on the use of public tax incentives to lure major companies like Amazon or Taiwanese chip maker Foxconn, which chose Wisconsin for a major campus after a similar search. Michigan and Detroit officials offered Amazon $4 billion in tax incentives in the failed bid, an amount several times larger than ever … [Read more...] about Amazon HQ2, Detroit train station top development news in 2018
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — James Kopenec from Arizona, the US, was amazed by the warm welcome he received when he became the 15-millionth international tourist to Việt Nam. A ceremony was held at the Hạ Long International Cruise Port on Wednesday to announce Kopenec as the 15-millionth international tourist to the country. Annita De Vriesere from Belgium and Masahiko Nagaishi from Japan became the 14,999,999th and the 15,000,001st, respectively. The three special guests of the Celebrity Millennium Cruise Ship received plenty of souvenirs and gifts from the Việt Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Kopecnec said this is the first time he has been to Việt Nam. He has visited Singapore and some other Asian countries, but Việt Nam offers an extremely different experience, he told Việt Nam News. “It’s a beautiful country, out of my expectations, and we are eager for … [Read more...] about Việt Nam has welcomed 15 million international tourists
Thanh Thanh Cong Investment acquires 35 million SBT shares, lifting ownership to 32 per cent Thanh Thanh Cong Investment JSC has purchased 35 million shares in Thanh Thanh Cong - Bien Hoa JSC (SBT), lifting its ownership in the sugar manufacturer to 158.5 million shares, an equivalent of 32 per cent of SBT’s capital. The number fell short of its total registered purchase of 45 million shares. Shares in SBT were trading at around VND20,000-22,000 (US$0.90) on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange during the purchasing time from November 16 to December 14, putting the deal value at more than VND750 billion ($32 million). Earlier in November, chairwoman of Thanh Thanh Cong Investment JSC Dang Huynh Uc My completed the purchase of 20 million shares of SBT, raising her stake to 10.6 per cent. The two shareholders have a combined stake of 42.6 per cent of the outstanding shares of SBT. In October, the company approved a plan to allow My and her affiliates to increase … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS 20/12
News Related: American Airlines Whether you are booking on miles or just want to nab the cheapest flight, it usually (although not always) works out best to book a flight when availability goes live online. On British Airways you can usually book flights up to a year in advance, and on American, you can book these new routes from today! Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending What Are The New Routes? American Airlines is launching some brand new routes for 2019 and you can book onto these from today. The 18 new routes are all regional routes BUT American Airlines will also be adding more summer flights to two of its European destinations in 2019. The 18 new routes start this summer and include an exciting new destination: Glacier Park International Airport in Kalispell, Montana (FCA), with service from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD). The airline is also … [Read more...] about Book Now! Brand New American Airlines Flight Routes Are Released Today