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Costs increase nearly $1 billion for salt waste facility at Savannah River Site

...billion to build and start up ? an increase of $982.5 million from the project cost set in 2009, according to DOE site spokesman Jim Giusti.The cost overruns for the facility, which is about 75 percent complete, were largely due to delays in manufacturing...

After making 'mistake,' Vikings bench Adrian Peterson indefinitely

...had an impact on the decision to reverse course.US Bank spokesman Dana Ripley said the company, a strong candidate for naming...under review per the league's personal conduct policy, spokesman Greg Aiello said, so a suspension could still be possible...

Red tide off northwest Florida could hit economy

...research gap," Jolly said. "The more we learn about it, the more we can prevent a spread and protect our shoreline."NOAA spokesman Ben Sherman said the president's 2015 budget does ask for a $6 million increase for research related to red tide forecasting...

Ex-governors urge citizenship test for students

...take it as many times as they want. A passing score on the 100-question test would be 60 or higher, said Shell Suber, a spokesman for the initiative.Immigrants take the test verbally from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers. Applicants...

FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

...holiday season. FedEx had announced it would hire 20,000 temporary workers, but wound up adding twice that number, a spokesman said Wednesday. United Parcel Service Inc. planned to add 55,000 seasonal workers but ended up hiring 85,000.FedEx...

Criticism of Vikings, Adrian Peterson is mounting

...monitoring the situation closely."Wheaties has pulled the last of the Peterson mentions from its Web site, but General Mills spokesman Mike Siemienas said that was because of a contractual matter and not related to the charge.Siemienas said most of the Peterson...

State retiree provider dropping Medicare Advantage plan

...Advantage plan had a $221 per month premium, while the comparable United plan cost for a retiree was listed at $25.38.A spokesman for Blue Cross, Tony Felts, declined to comment on the pricing difference.He issued a statement that said, in part...

American Airlines agents approve union

...engaged than apathetic," Cohen said in an interview. "They would rather have a voice."American Airlines Group Inc. spokesman Paul Flaningan said that the company would work to reach new collective bargaining agreements covering both American and US...

Grand jury to decide if Tony Stewart is charged

...horsepower, lightweight cars skidding around the dirt.He rarely made his schedule public, popping up when he pleased. NASCAR spokesman Brett Jewkes said the series was closely following the case.''We are aware of the completed investigation and the announced...