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Letter: There are plenty of ways to cut government waste without sequestration
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President Obama needs to stop scaring people with the sequestration that he signed off on. I know of better ways we can cut waste, courtesy of Heritage Foundation. Here are a few examples: — Spending $2.6 million training Chinese prostitutes to drink …

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Dallas considers new trash plan to expand recycling
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Approximately 50% of Dallas residents live in rental homes that could be subject to the new rules, said Kathy Carlton, director of government affairs for the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas, in the report. "We are hoping to work with the city …

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Medicare paid billions to sub-par nursing homes: HHS
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Report says care so poor in those homes in 2009, people’s health may have been jeopardized; Tighter oversight recommended

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Sequestration looms – but when will the pain feel real?
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The Obama administration warns of cuts’ devastating effect, but expect a delay in impact

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Video: Sequester countdown nears end, no deal in sight
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In a speech to business leaders in Washington, President Obama conceded it would take a miracle to avoid the $85 billion in cuts set to kick in. Bill Plante reports.

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Budget battle is as much about taxes as spending
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President Barack Obama and his allies argue that to help avert the $44 billion in cuts to federal outlays required by the Budget Control Act in this fiscal year, another round of tax increases is required.

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Guns in America: Who owns them and who believes laws should be stricter (or not)
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More Americans say they are now in favor of stricter gun laws than at any time since 2000, after the Columbine shooting, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

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