WASHINGTON – The head of the General Services Administration resigned from her post Monday, and two other officials were fired amid an investigation into excessive spending at a 2010 training conference that featured a clown, a comedian and mindreader, Federal News Radioreports.
Martha Johnson, the GSA administrator, submitted her resignation on Monday, citing a “significant mis-step” at the agency to the tune of more than $800,000. Robert Peck, the commissioner of the [...]
Data contradicts official explanation for mysterious sounds
Paul Joseph Watson
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Despite official claims to the contrary, early data from a seismometer station in Wisconsin rules out earthquakes as an explanation for last night’s mysterious booms in the town of Clintonville, as residents continue to clamor for answers amidst increasing suspicion.
After the US Geological Survey explained last week’s booms by noting they had found a previously undiscovered earthquake hit [...]
1.5 magnitude quake hit the area just after midnight on Tuesday
City administrator calls press conference to declare ‘the mystery is solved’
But some scientists and residents remain unconvinced by the explanation
Mysterious booming noises that have been worrying the residents of a city in east Wisconsin may have been caused by a minor earthquake.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the 1.5-magnitude earthquake struck on Tuesday just after midnight in Clintonville, a town of [...]
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A series of mysterious underground booms have been rattling a small eastern Wisconsin city for at least two nights, baffling residents and local officials who were left stumped Tuesday after ruling out numerous theories, from earthquakes to water pressure problems.
The noises – described as rumbles of thunder, sonic booms or fireworks – were being reported in northeast Clintonville, about 140 miles northwest of Milwaukee, on Sunday night [...]
City Administrator Deborah Edgerly’s lawsuit has cost Oakland $368,000 in legal fees.
Cash-strapped Oakland has spent nearly $1 million and counting on outside lawyers to defend the city’s decision to fire former City Administrator Deborah Edgerly and her top assistant, Cheryl Thompson.
Edgerly and Thompson were both fired in 2008 by then-Mayor Ron Dellums after Edgerly was accused of warning her nephew William Lovan, a convicted felon [...]
Allen Parkâ€” The city’s finance director said today that Allen Park must lay off 25 to 30 employees by June to avoid a $600,000 deficit for the current fiscal year.
Tim McCurley said in an interview that the city sent layoff notices to everyone in the fire department to comply with a clause in the firefighters’ union contract requiring a 30-day notice. He said some or [...]