Monthly Archives: April 2017


$61 million winning lottery ticket sold at Laguna Hills 7-Eleven


Someone who bought a ticket at a 7-Eleven in Laguna Hills is $61 million richer, California Lottery officials announced after a Friday, April 28 drawing. The winning numbers are 6-13-18-20-31 and Mega number 13. The unidentified lone jackpot winner can claim their prize starting Monday, May 1 at 8 a.m. 7-Eleven customer Curtis James Deshawan Norris [...]

Shell and OOCEP Team Up in Oman


Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production (OOCEP) and Shell have signed a heads of agreement to collaborate on Oman Block 42, Shell said April 27. This is first instance of cooperation between OOCEP and Shell in Oman. Under this HOA an initial aerial study will be carried out, before potentially undertaking further and more focused [...]

Trump to sign order aimed at expanding offshore drilling


WASHINGTON –  Working to dismantle his predecessor's environmental legacy, President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Friday that could lead to the expansion of drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. Continue Reading Below With one day left to rack up accomplishments before he reaches his 100th day in office, Trump will order [...]

Trump Orders Easing Safety Rules Implemented After Gulf Oil Spill


By CORAL DAVENPORT April 27, 2017 WASHINGTON — Just past the seventh anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, President Trump on Friday directed the Interior Department to “reconsider” several safety regulations on offshore drilling implemented after one of the worst environmental disasters in the nation’s history. Friday’s executive order was aimed at rolling back the Obama [...]

Missouri governor celebrates ride-sharing legislation with trip to Taco Bell


On Monday, Missouri signed into law regulations for ride-sharing companies, allowing Uber and Lyft to expand operations across the state. To celebrate, Governor Eric Greitens took a Lyft ride to Taco Bell, where all historic legislative achievements are consecrated. Greitens posted video of the trip on Twitter. “We’re out doing what we’re doing everyday, and that is [...]

Why is this Dollar General temporarily closed?


The corporate office says this Dollar General at 2450 Central is temporarily closed for "store standards.''(Photo: Tom Bailey) A still-stocked dollar store across from the Fairgrounds has been closed for weeks, and the reason remains vague. The Dollar General at 2450 Central has a hand-drawn "Closed'' sign taped to the inside of the front glass [...]