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Ryan says House GOP budget will include Obamacare repeal
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 16:39:42 GMT -

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan says the budget he will unveil this week counts on a repeal of President Barack Obama's signature health reform law, a position which is unacceptable to many Democrats and unlikely to become law.

ND Legislature: Lawmakers to address big issues
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 15:39:46 GMT -

The North Dakota Legislature is slated to tackle some of the weightiest issues of the session as lawmakers enter their first full week after crossover.

Obama close to naming Perez to head Department of Labor
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 19:04:36 GMT -

President Barack Obama is close to naming Thomas Perez, a civil rights official in the Justice Department, as his choice to head the Department of Labor, two people familiar with the process say.

Wacker contractor fined in workers' deaths
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 14:50:05 GMT -

Inadequate training and failing to make sure a formwork system could support weight loads were the reason a contractor at the Wacker construction site in Charleston has been fined by state officials, according to reports from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Division of Occupational Safety and Health.

Cause of off-color, fetid watera
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 17:41:25 GMT -

What causes clear, fresh country well water to turn orange or black, or smell so bad that it's undrinkable? Residents of a western Pennsylvania community have been trying for more than a year to get that question answered in their quest to get clean water back.

EPA fails to revise key lead-poisoning hazard standards
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 13:31:52 GMT -

Contaminated soil and house dust are significant sources of lead poisoning for children, who ingest lead particles when they put dust-covered fingers and toys in their mouths.

Lower-Profile Sapien XT Transcatheter Heart Valve Associated With Improved Procedural Outcomes
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 17:08:54 GMT -

These data from The PARTNER II Trial studying transcatheter aortic valve replacement in inoperable patients with severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis were presented today as a late-breaking clinical trial at the American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual Scientific Session in San Francisco.

On the Move: Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 13:04:16 GMT -

He has represented more than 20 banks in Mississippi. In 1981, Mr. Hodge was tapped to lead Mississippi's effort to enact the Uniform Securities Act and in 2009 he chaired a 25-person Securities Committee to consider recommending that Mississippi enact a revised Securities Act.