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Agency-by-agency summary of Obama budget

 

Here is an agency-by-agency summary of President Barack Obama's proposed budget for fiscal 2015, beginning next Oct. 1.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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2 years later, Congress poised to undo flood law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than two years after Congress approved a landmark bill to overhaul the federal flood insurance program, lawmakers are poised to undo many of the changes after homeowners in flood-prone areas complained about sharp increases in premiums.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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California gold discovery spurs rush of theories

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Word last week that a Northern California couple found $10 million in gold coins while walking their dog has set off a Gold Rush of theories over who left behind all that loot.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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Latino group leader: Obama is 'deporter in chief'

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of a prominent Latino advocacy group called President Barack Obama the "deporter in chief," denouncing the administration's deportation of nearly 2 million immigrants.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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NJ student's feud with her parents headed to court

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey honor student who says her parents kicked her out of the house when she turned 18 is now suing them, asking a court to make them support her and pay for her college.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish will offer a Netflix-like TV service to people who'd rather stream TV over the Internet than put a satellite receiver on their roof.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Shutdown cost national parks at least $414M

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says the government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding communities an estimated $414 million in lost visitor spending.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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US home prices rose at solid pace in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in January after three months of declines. A tight supply of homes might have helped boost prices and offset sales slowed by cold weather.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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