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2014/08/21 00:33
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Juan Salazar, a 20-year-old zoology major at Cal State San Bernardino, spends about $500 a year on textbooks. To cut costs, he researches professors online before enrolling in classes, then tries to...
2014/08/21 00:33
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2014/08/18 17:47
2014/08/18 17:47
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With New Hampshire voters gearing up for a primary election, Republican candidate for Congress Gary Lambert tried to cast himself as the true fiscal conservative in the race when he distributed a...
2014/08/15 08:42
2014/08/15 08:42
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Why undergo the bad press and potential Congressional backlash of an inversion–not to mention the risk President Obama will call the deals ‘unpatriotic’--if you already pay no tax? It would be like...
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2014/08/14 13:31
2014/08/14 13:31
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Publication: theday.com Published August 13. 2014 11:10AM Updated August 14. 2014 9:04AM Heather Somers, of Groton, departs her home en route to Rocky Hill for a television interview, with her...
2014/08/12 14:31
2014/08/12 14:31
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Federal report shows ground water at risk from fracking wasteA new federal report says that natural gas production in Ohio's Utica Shale region is growing rapidly. The report issued yesterday found...
2014/08/11 19:53
2014/08/11 19:53
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Report: Too few safeguards for drinking water near fracking wells Other news Federal and state governments do not do enough to safeguard drinking water around the nearly 200,000 wells where fracking...
2014/08/11 19:42
2014/08/11 19:42
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Textbooks are an important factor students need to consider when calculating the overall cost of attending college. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports that college textbook prices...
2014/08/11 17:17
2014/08/11 17:17
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Dozens these so-called injection wells are spread across the two parishes, many left over from decades of oil and gas exploration inshore in local marshes. You might want some assurance that somebody...
2014/08/10 05:06
2014/08/10 05:06
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With her cropped silver hair, white orthopedic slip-on shoes and a silver cross and a Virgin Mary pendant around her neck, you'd never suspect that Pat Bagley is packing heat. But nestled in a...
2014/08/09 14:18
2014/08/09 14:18
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Miners in West Virginia and across the nation have been plagued by black lung disease for decades; but future generations may be able to breathe a little easier as a result of the recently-released...
2014/08/09 00:01
2014/08/09 00:01
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Only those who have voted in an election are entitled to grumble about the outcome. On Tuesday, only a portion of the state's nearly 2 million registered voters will get to participate in one of the...
2014/08/07 22:39
2014/08/07 22:39
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The U.S. National Guard is ending its sponsorship of both NASCAR’s most popular driver and one of the most recognizable names in IndyCar. It’s not clear when the guard is leaving motorsports. It said...
2014/08/06 11:29
2014/08/06 11:29
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The people charged with protecting Scott Air Force Base from future base closures are brainstorming ways to best promote Scott's ranking as the No. 1 place for airmen to be stationed. John Lengerman,...
2014/08/05 20:49
2014/08/05 20:49
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Managed accounts—in which 401(k) participants hire professionals to invest their retirement assets—are increasingly popular. But are they worth it? A new report from the U.S. Government...
2014/08/04 18:39
2014/08/04 18:39
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MARINETTE, WIS. — Four out of six ships that are part of a new class of vessels being developed for the U.S. Navy are too heavy, and that is affecting some areas of performance, according to a newly...
2014/08/02 04:07
2014/08/02 04:07
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U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright Friday announced he has introduced a bill to force federal government agencies to better prepare for extreme weather emergencies. In a conference call with reporters,...
2014/08/01 20:17
2014/08/01 20:17
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SPRINGDALE, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Chief Scientist for the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Dr. Timothy Persons visited Northwest Arkansas to meet with NanoMech and tour their...
2014/08/01 06:05
2014/08/01 06:05
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Naveena Sadasivam at ProPublica writes Report Criticizes EPA Oversight of Injection Wells: Federal environment officials have failed to adequately oversee hundreds of thousands of wells used to inject...
2014/07/31 19:48
2014/07/31 19:48
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Even though Americans’ net worth still hasn’t recovered from the Great Recession of 2007-2009, many of us continue to dream of retiring early. A survey by the financial services provider TIAA-CREF in...
2014/07/30 13:16
2014/07/30 13:16
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Tobacco tax law cost U.S. billions in revenue: report A 2009 law that raised federal taxes to discourage smoking cost the U.S. government billions of dollars in lost revenue as manufacturers...
2014/08/21 00:33
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