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2008-07-30 21:00:34

By Joseph Morton, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 30--WASHINGTON -- The role of ethanol in rising food costs will be at the heart of a Senate Agriculture Committee field hearing in Omaha next month. In announcing the Aug. 18 hearing, Sen.

2008-07-02 15:00:45

In his 2006 State of the Union address, George W. Bush formally acknowledged what many have said: We are addicted to oil. Two years later, we are going through the shudders and heaves of an addict in withdrawal.

2008-06-29 06:02:41

By Joseph Morton, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jun. 29--WASHINGTON -- Millions of dollars in federal funds would flow to health and education projects in Nebraska and Iowa under a spending bill approved last week by the Senate Appropriations Committee.

2007-01-04 12:00:47

By Jake Thompson, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jan. 4--WASHINGTON -- No doubt about it, they're Bush men. The Republican senator and the Democratic senator with the best voting record supporting President Bush have something in common. They're both from Nebraska.

2006-06-21 14:52:14

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a debate likely to shape November's elections, the Senate fought bitterly on Wednesday over measures pushed by Democrats to wind down U.S. involvement in Iraq that Republicans derided as "cut-and-run" strategies.

2006-06-07 13:49:08

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A House panel on Wednesday approved a huge election-year bill that boosts spending for some domestic social programs while trying to cut popular items such as money for public broadcasting.

2006-01-26 18:50:22

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two more Senate Democrats broke ranks on Thursday and said they would vote to confirm Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court -- while two others made an all-but-certain futile bid to stop President George W. Bush's conservative nominee with a filibuster.

2006-01-26 17:03:54

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two more Senate Democrats broke ranks on Thursday and said they would vote to confirm President George W. Bush's nomination of conservative federal appeals judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court. Sens.

2006-01-26 16:38:48

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two more Senate Democrats broke ranks on Thursday and said they would vote to confirm President George W. Bush's nomination of conservative federal appeals judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court. Sens.

2006-01-26 13:24:24

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second Senate Democrat broke ranks on Thursday and announced he would vote to confirm President George W. Bush's nomination of conservative federal appeals judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court. Sen.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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