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...will allow Savannah River Nuclear Solutions to take over Savannah River Site management in 90 days. The U.S. General Accounting Office mailed the letter approving the contract, said DOE spokesman Jim Guisti. About 160 management positions...
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Critics of powerful rifle seek more regulation

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - When U.S. soldiers need to penetrate a tank's armor from a mile away, they count on a weapon that evolved from the garage tinkering of a former wedding photographer.
Across the southeast

...a crash last year in Charlotte resulted in the death of 21 people want a federal study of the issue. The U.S. General Accounting Office will probably examine the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of regional airlines at the request...
Keeping the cities' secrets

...of its first operating agreement, it has been criticized by Russian and American experts, including the U.S. General Accounting Office, for creating jobs too slowly or expensively or concentrating on the wrong kinds of enterprises. "I think...
Fraud case ends in discharge

...and assisted investigators in recovering an estimated $21,860 in merchandise, Capt. Flesch said. The U.S. General Accounting Office randomly picked five Army installations to audit government credit cards for possible fraud. Cardholders...
Ailing vets point to forced vaccinations

Teresa Andrews knew what was in the syringes Army doctors had prepared for members of her National Guard unit, and she was having none of it.
Space station module prepared for launch

BAIKONUR, Kazakstan - The rocket that will carry the long-delayed International Space Station's service module into orbit was prepared for fueling Tuesday as workers made last-minute checks to ensure a smooth launch.
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Cutbacks in Medicare mean family hardships

...UNTIL 1998, HOME health care was one of Medicare's fastestgrowing benefits, according to reports from the U.S. General Accounting Office. Home health care consumed $1 out of every $40 in Medicare outlays in 1989. In 1997, it consumed $1...
`No' to statehood

...holds them together -- our common English tongue. Remember, too, that statehood -- according to the U.S. General Accounting Office -- would open the floodgates to an annual transfer of $4 billion annually from the U.S. Treasury to...
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Education boom hits in Georgia

...particularly in the South and Southwest, where the population boom has left districts near the breaking point. The U.S. General Accounting Office estimated in a report last year that the nation's schools need $112 billion in repairs and upgrades...