January 23, 2021

Missing Fla. Mom Is Found Dead Inside Submerged Vehicle in Pond as Police Continue to Investigate

Venice Police Department Facebook Tracey Lynn Rieker

The body of a married Florida mom of four who vanished in the middle of the night has been found inside a submerged SUV – and authorities are investigating it as a traffic homicide.

On Sept. 30, Tracey Lynn Rieker, 44, of Venice, left her home at about 3 a.m. and hadn’t been heard from since.

Her husband said she left her phone and wallet behind – and had been acting differently before she vanished, Fox 13 News reports.

After searching for Rieker for more than a week, on Saturday investigators were “directed to the location of a submerged vehicle in a lake in Toscana Isles in North Venice,” the city of Venice says in a statement.

Venice Police Department Facebook The Xterra Rieker was driving when she vanished

Specially-trained K9s with Sarasota K9 Search & Rescue were deployed in a boat, looking

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Transportation of grains from Punjab comes to a halt as farmers continue blockade of railway tracks – chandigarh

The transportation of foodgrains from Punjab to other states has come to a standstill with the farmers protesting against the Centre’s new agriculture laws blocking nearly all the major rail routes in the state.

The situation is such that grain stocks in the state are piling up with the stock of rice and wheat touching 215 lakh tonne. It would be a tough task for the state agencies to manage the pile-up as fresh paddy crop, for which the procurement has already begun, is already reaching the storage points.

Nearly 170 lakh tonne paddy is expected to arrive in the mandis for procurement in October and November. Currently, 147 lakh tonne wheat and 68 lakh tonne rice is stored in the state’s godowns.

“Since the farmers are blocking 35 major rail routes in the state, it is tough for us to reach the storage points,” said an officer of Food

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Ford Surprises Rodney Smith Jr. With Brand New Car to Continue His Mission to Mow 50 Yards in 50 States

Ford Motor Company

Rodney Smith Jr. found himself at a loss for words after mowing the lawn of two deserving military veterans on Tuesday.

Smith is currently on his ninth lawn-mowing tour of the country, mowing 50 lawns in 50 states. In each state, the Huntsville, Alabama, native picks a group of people and surprises them by mowing their lawn for free. This year, he’s helping Gold Star families, Purple Heart recipients, POWs, and veterans.

“I believe we should honor our veterans while they’re here,” Smith told WDIV. “They have sacrificed so much for our country. It’s only right to give back while we can. This is my way of giving back, by mowing free lawns. I’m honored to be here today to mow for another veteran.”

Ford Motor Company

For Smith, the founder of Raising Men Lawn Care Service, mowing lawns isn’t a business, it’s a calling.


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U.S. Auto Sales Continue V-Shaped Recovery in Third Quarter

– Annual vehicle sales pace in September is expected finish near 15.5 million, the fifth consecutive month of improvement.

– Sales volume in September is expected to be near 1.275 million units, nearly equal to year-ago levels.

– New-vehicle inventory levels continue to slip lower, with only 3% of available inventory being model year 2021, far below normal levels.

ATLANTA, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Auto sales in the U.S. are forecast to continue their COVID-19 recovery in September as the new-vehicle sales pace should increase over last month. The seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) is likely to reach 15.5 million, a modest improvement over August’s 15.2 million, and the fifth consecutive month of sales pace improvement after April’s historic low, according to a forecast released today by Cox Automotive.

Cox Automotive (PRNewsfoto/Cox Automotive)
Cox Automotive (PRNewsfoto/Cox Automotive)

Sales volume is expected to be down just 0.3% compared to year-ago levels; however, September

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