Family Ties: New York Rushes Aid To Ravaged Puerto Rico

By JENNIFER PELTZ and DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York state, home to the U.S. mainland’s biggest Puerto Rican community, is sending a lot more than thoughts and prayers to the hurricane-ravaged island. Between them, New York state and city have committed hundreds of workers and organized aid ranging from rescue helicopters…

House Committee Holds Public Hearing On Urban Issues

Clayton, MO  (KTRS)  A public hearing of the House Special Committee on Urban issues was held on Wednesday in Clayton. The purpose of the hearing was to address a wide variety of issues impacting minorities. One of those issues was the privatizing St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Representative Courtney Curtis, who chairs the committee, said…