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2011-03-30 14:32:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Obama Administration outlined policies to establish a more secure energy future by reducing U.S. oil imports by one-third over the next ten years.

2011-03-08 16:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) commends President Obama for calling for education innovation through learning technologies, and for recognizing the important role played by technology and content companies in meeting these education needs.

2011-03-03 15:11:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told the U.S. House of Representatives that the Obama Administration has a "robust' plan for Gulf Coast oil and gas production.

2011-03-03 14:59:00

Plan Threatens Jobs, Highway Safety and Border Security WASHINGTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's announcement by the White House to move forward with opening the U.S.

2011-03-03 12:31:44

The public is on a different page than either the House of Representatives or the Obama Administration when it comes to the federal budget - with a different set of priorities and a greater willingness to cut spending and increase taxes - concludes a new analysis by the University of Maryland's Program for Public Consultation (PPC).

2011-02-18 16:18:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council condemned today's decision by the Obama administration to eliminate key provisions of a Bush administration regulation that enforced laws protecting the conscience rights of medical professionals who oppose abortion.

2011-02-17 17:56:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Offshore Marine Service Association today praised a federal judge's ruling ordering the U.S.

2011-02-17 17:05:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jane Danowitz, U.S. public lands director for the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement today in reaction to a range of U.S. Interior Department proposals to withdraw areas around Grand Canyon National Park from new mining claims.


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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