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Action Alert: Call your U.S. Senators to save wild horses & burros!

Horses from the upcoming Checkerboard roundup could be killed.  (photo: Carol Walker)

The wild horses & burros need YOUR voice.  Now.

Language in the 2018 Budget would allow 46,000 wild horses in BLM holding facilities and tens of thousands more on public lands to be killed.  389 more words

Wild Horses/Mustangs

Senate Appropriations Committee Ensures Continued Funding to Artaskh

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Committee adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (SFOPS) appropriations bill, which ensures continued funding to Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh), reported the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly). 503 more words

Senate Committee Votes to Fund Amtrak Long-Distance Trains, Save TIGER Funding in FY2018

A Senate committee voted this week to provide $1.6 billion in funding for Amtrak and to provide funding for some grant programs that the Trump administration wanted to cut. 204 more words

Railroad News

Fort Gordon signals all clear after lock down on post

(WJBF) – There were a few scary moments at Fort Gordon, Ga. today.

According to the Twitter and Facebook page of Fort Gordon, there was a lockdown issued Thursday morning. 55 more words


Three Fort Gordon soldiers in custody after firing gun in air on post

FORT GORDON (WJBF) – Three soldiers are in custody after an incident involving a firearm on post at Fort Gordon.

On Wednesday night around 10:30 p.m., Fort Gordon law enforcement detained the three soldiers after reports that a personally owned firearm was being fired into the air from a moving vehicle. 34 more words


Fort Gordon to host mandatory national transition summit

FORT GORDON, Ga. (WJBF) – Fort Gordon will host a national transition summit this week.

It is mandatory for all military personnel, who are within 18 months of retirement. 35 more words


Fort Gordon Army Colonel, wife and colleague face bribery charges

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – We are learning new details about an alleged bribery and kickback scheme involving U.S. Army contracts.

According to a grand jury indictment, Colonel Anthony Roper, his wife Audra Roper and Dwayne Fuller are accused of rigging the awards of more than $20 million in contracts. 149 more words