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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration want vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology

WASHINGTON - The government says it will require automakers to equip new vehicles with technology that lets cars warn each other if they're plunging toward peril.
National Transportation Safety Board urges standard safety equipment on cars

...check them out, but the choice to purchase one or more belongs to consumers," said Gloria Bergquist, the vice president of the alliance."In this still-fragile economy, maintaining affordability of new vehicles remains a concern," she said...
District 1 candidate drops out of race

The slate of District 1 Augusta Commission hopefuls shrank by one on Monday with the withdrawal of water works employee Thelonious Jones.
4 Republicans state their case against John Barrow in 12th Congressional District candidate forum in west Augusta

The four Republicans seeking to unseat Georgia's 12th District congressman, Democrat John Barrow, had the floor Monday in a forum sponsored by the West Augusta Alliance.
Analysis: Lawmaker takes aim at state hospitals

...appearance of treating more charity patients. "I guess I'm shocked when I read it," said Monty Veazey, the president of the alliance. "... There's a lot of misinformation in that. When I read it, it looks like the committee has already...
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NEW YORK - Julia Louis-Dreyfus will return this weekend to "Saturday Night Live," where she began her career over two decades ago.
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SRS to make case for reusing nuclear fuel

...gates in Barnwell County, that could never get licensed under the Carter Administration, said Danny Black, the president of the alliance, which represents Barnwell and three surrounding counties. His organization tried unsuccessfully to market...
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Is my winter heating bill going to destroy my finances?

Q: The price of petrol is killing me this summer. I'm already dreading winter - how bad are my home heating bills likely to be?
Environmentalists: Too much mercury in cars

American automakers have not lived up to promises to eliminate mercury from new cars, exacerbating the already significant problem of mercury pollution from junked cars, according to environmental groups. While automakers have reduced dramatically the use of mercury in convenience lighting switches in cars, they still are using them in hundreds of thousands of new cars, the groups said in two reports Monday.
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Faith digest

...Church, 127 Spouse Road, Clarks Hill, S.C., at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 11. The Rev. Debbie M. McCain, president of the alliance, will preach. Fellowship lunch "First Thursday" at Aiken First Baptist Church, 120 Chesterfield St. N...
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