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2014/12/22 04:58
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SAN ANTONIO Gas flaring in the most profitable shale field in the U.S. is on pace to surpass to 2013 levels of waste and pollution in South Texas, according to a newspaper analysis of state records...
2014/12/22 04:58
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2014/12/19 17:10
2014/12/19 17:10
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WASHINGTON - The number of candidates proposing pledges to deter major election spending by outside groups increased dramatically in the 2014 elections, a new Public Citizen report shows. The...
2014/12/19 03:24
2014/12/19 03:24
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To the editor: A few days ago another paper ran a story on the contrast of the two representatives, Republican congressmen, on their participation in passing the Cromnibus Spending Bill. The two...
2014/12/18 22:10
2014/12/18 22:10
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WASHINGTON - Biologics could be the future of medicine, but that future is on a path to be extraordinarily expensive, as the brand-name biologics industry uses its political power to price-gouge and...
2014/12/18 16:16
2014/12/18 16:16
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) used one of his last hearings as chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee to review how VA has had to ration a break-through medicine that cures hepatitis C, a...
2014/12/17 22:29
2014/12/17 22:29
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President Barack Obama's administration is pushing two potentially controversial Internet policies in a secretive trade pact, with trade negotiators calling for other countries to adopt net neutrality...
2014/12/17 19:05
2014/12/17 19:05
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It's no secret that direct-to-consumer drug advertising made drugs like Viagra, Lipitor, Prozac or Nexium into rock stars. What is less apparent is how many new drugs betrayed serious risks after...
2014/12/16 14:54
2014/12/16 14:54
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Since the argument in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. v. Owens, the only real question has been whether the Court would decide the case at all. There seemed no doubt that the Court, if it reached...
2014/12/16 06:57
2014/12/16 06:57
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We've all seen it dozens of times: A corporation announces a donation to a local needy cause, ribbons are cut, oversized cardboard checks float across a stage and politicians flash their pearly...
2014/12/14 01:58
2014/12/14 01:58
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When Congress was taking up a new farm bill a few years ago, olive oil producers in California and other states drafted language that would require imported oil to meet the same quality standards that...
2014/12/10 22:51
2014/12/10 22:51
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Campaign Finance Provisions Causing Cromnibus Heartburn McConnell has long opposed limits on campaign finance practices. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Despite backlash from Democrats, good government...
2014/12/10 19:38
2014/12/10 19:38
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Campaign finance reform has long been on life support, but today it can be declared nearly dead. A proposal tucked deep inside the massive spending bill to keep the government running is a boon for...
2014/12/10 19:05
2014/12/10 19:05
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After several hours of blocking the front entrance and disrupting business by chanting, singing and banging on a cow bell, pots and blowing whistles, the protesters were joined by close to 200 more...
2014/12/10 14:38
2014/12/10 14:38
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Common Pleas Court Judge Frank Fregiato sustained a motion to dismiss suits against advertisers Keymarket of Ohio, Captstar TX, CBS Radio East, Chuck Poet, Jim Elliot, Michael Young and Michael...
2014/12/09 21:41
2014/12/09 21:41
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Health regulators in the U.S. estimate that consumers will suffer up to $5.27-billion (U.S.) in “lost pleasure” over 20 years when calorie counts on restaurant menus discourage people from ordering...
2014/12/09 17:42
2014/12/09 17:42
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The chief American business lobby, the US chamber of commerce, has created the equivalent of a pro-business boutique law firm at its headquarters packed with former Bush administration appointees, in...
2014/12/09 04:13
2014/12/09 04:13
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Opponents of Pacific trade pact stage rally in Washington December 9, 2014 11:59 am WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 — More than 200 people including members of civic groups and labor unions staged a rally Monday...
2014/12/08 20:10
2014/12/08 20:10
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WASHINGTON - An hour of loud chanting and noisemakers ensured that the chief negotiators from the 12 nations involved in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks today were aware of growing U.S. public...
2014/12/08 19:14
2014/12/08 19:14
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U.S. President Barack Obama announces Director of the Office of Management and Budget Sylvia Mathews Burwell (R) as his nominee to replace outgoing U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen...
2014/12/08 14:45
2014/12/08 14:45
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The Supreme Court building in Washington, Monday, June 30, 2014, following various court decisions. The court ruled on birth control, union fees and other cases. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez...
2014/12/22 04:58
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