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2014-06-05 12:21:59

ARLINGTON, Va., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations leaders applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee for adopting a common sense solution proposed by Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) to address the unjustified changes to the restart provisions of the hours-of-service restart rules. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Since these rules were proposed in 2010, ATA has maintained that they were unsupported by science and...

Critics of Cybersecurity Bill Say it Gives Too Much Power to Bureaucrats
2012-02-17 14:39:04

Jedidiah Becker for RedOrbit.com There´s a battle raging on Capitol Hill over the details of a new bill that will attempt to mandate cybersecurity measures for a number of private-sector companies. After a group of web security experts urged the Senate Thursday to include tighter security mandates for a number critical industries´ networks, Republican senators pushed back Friday, alleging that the legislation would arbitrarily overextend federal authority in the infrastructure...

2012-01-19 20:38:26

A study of a controversial housing project that allows chronically homeless people with severe alcohol problems to drink in their apartments found that during their first two years in the building residents cut their heavy drinking by 35 percent. For every three months during the study, participants drank an average of 8 percent fewer drinks on their heaviest drinking days. They also had fewer instances of delirium tremens, a life-threatening form of alcohol withdrawal. The American...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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