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...the veterans at Westover cemetery. LAST WEEK, INSTEAD of riding in the motorcade from the White House to the Department of the Interior building, Obama chose to walk. As he was leaving the White House grounds, he said, "The bear is loose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-31/rants-raves
This day in the millennium -- March 3

...the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. 1849 -- the U.S. Department of the Interior was established. 1849 -- Congress created the Minnesota Territory. 1875 -- the Georges Bizet opera "Carmen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/03/met_254989.shtml
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Sites might guide visitors around town

...Julia Jackson, of Historic Augusta. The grant came through the Historic Preservation Fund from the U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service and is administered by the Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/05/ric_461026.shtml
Richmond Neighbors
Tagging manatees in bid to learn their travel habits

...transmitters to their tails and release them again. The research, sponsored by the Sirenia Project at the U.S. Department of the Interior, will track the tagged manatees to find out how the freshwater-loving animals react when the flow of freshwater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/15/tec_306907.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...County because dredging could endanger preservation of a Cherokee village containing human remains. The U.S. Department of the Interior says removal of about 3,300 cubic yards of sediment from the bottom of the lake could disturb human remains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/15/met_358528.shtml
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Your economy

...1,037,000 - $3,642,000 - $128,000 Department of the Interior - $6,263,000 - $0 - $0 National Endowment...Administration - $3,791,000 - $0 - $0 Department of the Interior - $3,835,000 - $0 - $0 Department of Commerce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/21/yrb_548899.shtml
Your Business
Librarian retires with plan to work in school systems

...He attended Washington State University and decided to enter federal service. He applied for a job with the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs, wanting to teach in Alaska. Those with the bureau felt that it was too remote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/10/met_442346.shtml
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Drilling battle could resonate over Georgia

...However, between 50 and 100 miles, the moratorium would simply expire unless the state asked the U.S. Department of the Interior to renew it every five years. THE IDEA OF OFF-SHORE drilling raises the hackles of environmentalists, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/30/met_90781.shtml
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U.S. territory site better than most states'

...that the Supreme Court ruled on the island's status in 1890. Now, Navassa's guano gleam has faded. The Department of the Interior took jurisdiction at the beginning of 1997. GETTING THERE: Navassa Island is at http://www.leonardo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/14/tec_214684.shtml
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Historians will hold meeting on project

...paid $11,000 to complete the project, funded by a grant from the Historic Preservation Fund from the U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service, according to Margaret Woodard, the executive director of the Downtown Development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/28/met_521949.shtml
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