Governor Ron DeSantis Announces from Daytona that Florida Leads the Nation with the Lowest Unemployment Rate among the Nation’s Ten Largest States

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Governor Ron DeSantis

TALLAHASSEE, FL - On Friday September 16th, 2022, Governor Ron DeSantis announced Florida’s unemployment rate remained strong at 2.7 percent, the lowest unemployment rate among the nation’s ten largest states and a full percentage point lower than the national rate of 3.7 percent in August 2022.

Governor Jim Justice Announces from Charleston, West Virginia that State-Wide Tourism Projected to Exceed Five Billion this Year

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice

CHARLESTON, WV - On Wednesday September 14th, 2022, Governor Jim Justice announced that West Virginia’s tourism industry is up 3.8 percent over pre-pandemic levels as of 2021. While nationally tourism is still down 27 percent from 2019, West Virginia continues to trend upward.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Fatal Shooting of Man with Replica Firearm in Habersham County, Georgia

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Mt. Airy, GA (September 13, 2022) – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is investigating an officer involved shooting in Habersham County, Georgia. The Habersham County Sheriff’s Office asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on September 12, 2022. One man was shot and died. No deputies were injured during this incident.



Tucson, AZ - The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) is reporting that on the evening of Wednesday, September 7, 2022, an AZDPS trooper initiated a traffic stop on the driver of a maroon Chrysler sedan on westbound Interstate 10 at milepost 226, near Red Rock, Arizona.

Three School Districts Slated to Open This Week After Delays Caused by Catastrophic Flooding in Eastern Kentucky


KY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Commissioner Dr. Jason E. Glass

FRANKFORT, KY - During the September 15th, 2022, meeting with leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), superintendents of flood-impacted districts in eastern Kentucky shared how they are working to meet the needs of displaced families and students with issues ranging from internet connectivity to transportation.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Agents are Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Grundy County, Tennessee

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Grundy County, TN - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is reporting that as of Thursday, September 15th, 2022, and at the request of 12th Judicial District Attorney General Courtney Lynch, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting in Grundy County the night of Wednesday the 14th.


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