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Speedskating tampering scandal growing

The U.S. Speedskating coaching scandal became even messier Friday.
Congress might extend homebuyers' tax credit the House this week."Watson said she hadn't heard anything concrete on a timeline, and Jane Brodsky, a spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., said it's unclear when the bill might make it to the House.According to an...
Businesses on Lake Hartwell want tourism considered

...put up docks and ramps and campgrounds and all the other stuff that brings money in from recreation purposes." A spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett, R-SC, whose district includes the lake, says he thinks economic impact should be a...
Officials try to ease stimulus application

Tapping the wide array of federal stimulus funds isn't a simple process for charities, but some in government want to make it easier in the CSRA.
Williams is moved to Alabama

Robin Williams is on the move.
SRS layoff request is in limbo

NEW ELLENTON - There's a fiscal clock ticking on plans to lay off 1,200 Savannah River Site employees this year, officials said, one that places a penalty on a lengthy delay of approval by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Metro | Savannah River Site
Changes could attract SEAL units

ST. MARYS, Ga. - Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base is preparing to add a new mission by becoming one of two hubs in the United States supporting subs carrying the Navy's most lethal conventional payload and the largest complement of the service's special warfare troops.
SRS compete for pit facility

AIKEN - Political efforts to land a new weapons plant worth billions of dollars at Savannah River Site have surged in recent weeks, but similar lobbying for other sites makes it tough to distinguish a clear favorite.
Metro | Savannah River Site
U.S. wins big on first day of Pan American Games

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- A slow start for U.S. teams at the Pan American Games on Saturday gave way to a rush of gold later in the day.
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Funding approved for Fort Gordon center

A new $4.3 million facility for Fort Gordon cleared a congressional hurdle Tuesday, which may help the base stave off closure, an official said.