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2009-02-16 08:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions to government organizations and commercial clients, today announced that Stewart Simonson has assumed the role of vice president, government affairs. Simonson will report to SRA President and CEO Stan Sloane and will be the senior corporate executive responsible for maintaining effective relations between the company and the U.S....

2008-09-11 18:00:35

HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt today announced the continued activation of more than 1,600 agency personnel to assist Gulf states in preparing for and responding to Hurricane Ike, including support for medical evacuations which began late Wednesday night and continues today in Corpus Christi. "Our hearts go out to the residents who are threatened by Hurricane Ike, and who have suffered because of Hurricane Gustav," Secretary Leavitt said. "The department is offering our help by making available...

2005-07-15 15:36:48

By Maggie Fox WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Companies seeking government contracts under the new Bioshield law designed to create a biosecurity industry complained on Thursday that bureaucracy was slowing them down. They said federal officials were moving too slowly to create stockpiles of drugs, vaccines and other products that might protect Americans against a biological, chemical, nuclear or radioactive attack. The Project BioShield Act of 2004 was passed last year to provide $5.6 billion...

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2005-06-29 00:30:00

WASHINGTON -- A scientific article that says terrorists could poison thousands of people through the milk supply - withheld at first at the government's request - is being published despite continuing objections after the National Academy of Sciences concluded it wouldn't help attackers. The study by Lawrence M. Wein and Yifan Liu of Stanford University discusses such questions as how terrorists could release botulinum toxin into the U.S. milk supply and what effective amounts might be....


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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