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2008-07-10 06:00:26

By Steve Tetreault By STEVE TETREAULT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON - A Senate panel on Tuesday chopped more than 20 percent from the Department of Energy's 2009 budget for a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain.

2008-07-08 21:00:15

By Thomas Burr, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 8--WASHINGTON -- A measure that would require annual inspections of some of the nation's aging dams, including more than a dozen in Utah, hit a snag Tuesday during a Senate hearing.

2008-07-04 06:00:54

By John G. Edwards By JOHN G. EDWARDS REVIEW-JOURNAL Two days after Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., promised the government would end its moratorium on applications for solar power sites, the Bureau of Land Management did just that. The decision also followed a June 25 letter from Gov.

2008-07-02 06:00:55

By John G. Edwards By JOHN G. EDWARDS REVIEW-JOURNAL Las Vegas could become the hub of the nation's solar thermal power manufacturing industry - or not.

2008-07-02 06:00:29

By Molly Ball By MOLLY BALL REVIEW-JOURNAL Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Monday that Republican presidential candidate John McCain is saying the same things about Yucca Mountain that President Bush once did, and Nevadans should not be fooled.

2008-06-19 06:00:31

By Steve Tetreault By STEVE TETREAULT Stephens Washington Bureau WASHINGTON - The dearth of power lines in remote areas where the wind blows hardest and the sun shines brightest stands as a major barrier to the nation's use of renewable energy, a Senate committee was told on Tuesday.

2006-08-11 18:22:23

By Steve Holland CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney was unaware arrests in an alleged terror plot in Britain were imminent when he accused Democrats of being soft on national security, the White House said on Friday.

2006-04-06 18:20:56

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate breakthrough on a long-sought overhaul of immigration law on Thursday could clear the way for approval of a bill that would give millions of illegal immigrants a path to citizenship, lawmakers said.

2006-04-06 10:37:25

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate leaders on Thursday announced a bipartisan compromise on an overhaul of U.S. immigration laws, giving some illegal immigrants a path to citizenship and creating a temporary worker program.

2006-02-13 20:18:36

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leader of U.S. Senate Democrats said on Monday he would consider backing curbs on some asbestos lawsuits if the chamber would scuttle legislation removing all claims from court and paying victims from a $140 billion trust fund.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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