continue reading » State attorneys general and a group of state treasurers have called on Congress to enact legislation that would provide a safe harbor for financial institutions to do business with cannabis-related companies.Some 38 attorneys general from states and U.S. territories have sent congressional leaders a letter endorsing the plan sponsored by Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.) and Denny Heck (D-Wash.). And 17 state treasurers sent a similar letter last week.That legislation has been approved by the House Financial Services Committee and awaits floor action.But on the Senate side, Senate Banking Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Id.) remains skeptical of the idea. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
They were Joemarie Dela Cruz and Luis Mondejar, police said. Recovered from Dela Cruz and Mondejar were three cellphones and a watch.The suspects were detained in the custodial facility of Police Station 6, facing charges./PN BACOLOD City – Two men were caught in Barangay Taculing. According to police investigators, village watchmen on duty caught the suspects stealing inside the house of Lorenzo Estopa around 4:10 a.m. on July 18.
Local authorities are attempting to identify and locate a man suspected of stealing money from an elderly Batesville resident.A local citizen stopped his vehicle along the shoulder of the westbound I-74 Batesville exit to help what he perceived to be was a stranded motorist on Monday, March 17.The motorist was described as a 5’9’’ white male in his late thirties with dark hair.Police say the Batesville resident gave the man money to fix a mechanical problem with the vehicle. The stranded motorist provided a name and telephone number to arrange a time and place to return the money.The Batesville citizen contacted police after he believed that the encounter may have been a scam. The Batesville Police Department checked the area where the stranded motorist was last seen, but could not find a vehicle or the driver.On Tuesday, March 18, the stranded motorist called the Batesville resident. The resident provided the stranded motorist directions to their house with the belief the stranded motorist was coming to repay for the borrowed money.“The Batesville resident was alerted minutes later to a knock on her door where upon the same stranded motorist entered her house without permission,” said Batesville Chief Stan Holt.The motorist allegedly distracted the Batesville resident long enough to steal the homeowner’s wallet from an area inside the home.Holt warns local residents to report disabled roadway vehicles or suspicious activity to their local law enforcement agency. Batesville Police can be contacted at (812) 934-3131.
By Greg Grabianowski ALGONA, Iowa (July 19) – Tad Reutzel and Isaac Hill earned their first feature wins of the season at Algona Raceway on Saturday evening. Chad Palmer and Dalton Kron also grabbed their first feature win of the year at the track with Matt Hoeft earning his second win of the season. Dustin Smith took the early IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified lead and had a straightaway advantage before Reutzel reeled him in. Hill was the winner in the caution-slowed IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock main after drawing a front row start. Palmer came from the inside of the fourth row to take the double checkered flags in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car feature. The yellow flag was also frequently displayed in the Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod feature but Hoeft overcame all of those delays to earn his second local feature win of the season. Kron steered his No. 99 rig into the winner’s circle from the outside of row two in the Mach-1 Sport Compact go.
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, (CMC) – Captain Kieron Pollard has urged his side to pay attention to the small details and improve their bowling discipline, as they seek to come from behind and win the three-match Twenty20 series against Ireland.Labelling those areas as the “one percenters”, Pollard said doing the small things properly was often the difference between winning and losing a cricket match, and said the Windies had been guilty of not paying attention to these details.West Indies slumped to a narrow four-run defeat to Ireland in Wednesday’s opening T20 International here, to leave themselves with the challenge of winning the next two matches in St Kitts at the weekend in order to avoid a third straight T20 series defeat.“The attitude of some of the guys in the field – that cost nothing. It’s just a matter of showing up for 120 balls and again, the discipline was out the window again with the wides and no-balls,” Pollard pointed out.“(There were problems with) backing up and misfielding and when we’re batting, not having that urgency running between the wickets.“We know we’re a good power-hitting team but again when the singles are there, when the twos are there we need to run hard between the wickets and not just settle for one.“We saw that when Ireland were batting – they hit the ball to a fieldsman and they ran and that is something we didn’t do. At the end of the day, it’s all a learning experience. I was very, very disappointed we didn’t get over the line because we were in the chase for most of the way.He added: “But it was good to see the batsmen coming out with that sort of intent and that sort of intensity. We have a couple things to speak about (as a team) and now we move on to St Kitts.”West Indies were under pressure from early as Paul Stirling (95) and Kevin O’Brien (48) smashed a record 93 inside the first power-play, before going on to add 154 for the first wicket.Though West Indies eventually pulled the scoring back, they found themselves chasing 209 which proved insurmountable, as only opener Evin Lewis with 53 and Pollard with 31, managed to really get going.“Ireland came out and came hard and they took the initiative in the first 10 overs or so but I thought the bowlers really came back well when we decided to bowl one side of the wicket and tried to execute our skills,” Pollard said.“I thought Hayden Walsh in all the carnage that was taking place – he bowled four overs on the trot – was consistent with his line and length as well. So there are still some positives in the bowling aspect but we need to execute our skills properly.”He continued: “Batting-wise, all the way through we were in with a chance but in the last overs we let it slip.”
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