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FBI launches mentor program, teams up with local HBCU’s

The FBI Columbia field office is teaming up with six local HBCU’s to launch its first ever mentoring program. Mentors will provide professional guidance to their selected students by meeting with them at least once a month for the rest of the fall semester. Mentees are expected to initiate discussions with their mentor, seek feedback for areas of development, set goals, and ask for guidance regarding professional growth.

Developing: Police say an armed man approached the FBI’s Cincinnati office, exhanged gunfire

CINCINNATI (AP) – Authorities say an armed man approached the FBI’s Cincinnati office, fled after being confronted and exchanged gunfire in a standoff with law enforcement. Officials say the man was wearing body armor and exchanged the gunfire on a highway. Authorities have closed Interstate 71 in both directions and locked down a mile radius near the interstate. They urged…