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  1. Pentagon Inadvertently Shipped Live Anthrax to Labs in Nine StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | ABC News

    ... or confirmed cases of anthrax infection as a result of the inadvertent shipment, officials said. "The Department of Defense is collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in their investigation of the inadvertent transfer of ...

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  2. Pentagon accidentally ships live anthraxRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | CBS News

    ... government labs in nine states. On Friday, one of those labs, a private firm in Maryland, notified the Department of Defense that the sample it had received was still active. All nine samples have now been retrieved by the Centers for Disease ...

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  3. Live anthrax shipped to MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... after a private commercial lab requested a technical consultation. The lab was working with the Department of Defense to develop a diagnostic test for biological threats, CDC spokesman Benjamin Haynes said. "Although an inactivated agent was ...

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  4. Caringo Hosts Webinar -- An Object Storage Primer Showcasing Use Cases For 2015Read the original story

    35 min ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... data integrity. Today, Caringo software is the foundation for web-scale storage solutions for the Department of Defense, the Brazilian Federal Court System, To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:h ...

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  5. Team Intrepid Fallen Heroes to Bike Over 3,000 Miles Across the...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    ... Though the centers are being built exclusively through private donations, each center is gifted to the Department of Defense for operation and management upon completion. All the centers will be located at military bases and medical centers around ...

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  6. Pentagon inadvertently shipped live anthrax to labs in nine statesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

    ... or confirmed cases of anthrax infection as a result of the inadvertent shipment, officials said. "The Department of Defense is collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in their investigation of the inadvertent transfer of ...

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  7. (Al Hartmann | Tribune file photo) Cars come and go through the front gate at Dugway Proving Ground.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... commercial lab," CDC spokesman Benjamin Haynes said in a statement. The lab was working as part of a Department of Defense effort "to develop a new diagnostic test to identify biological threats. Although an inactivated agent was expected, the lab ...

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  8. Col. Don Davis still calls Albany 'home'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WALB-TV Albany

    ... opportunity for the area. For the base." Colonel Davis said the Albany Marine Base leads the entire Department of Defense in energy portfolio, and by 2016 will generate more electricity from the base than they consume. He said that energy diversity ...

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  9. Proposal for Texas Governor's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    ... and just do the obvious: The Governor of Texas, as the 3rd largest state recipient of Department of Defense funding (Texas figures available on the net) and with 10 Army, 7 Air Force and 4 Navy bases located within your borders, and millions of ...

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  10. Rand Paul Wants To Start Demilitarizing Police Forces Around The CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... Law Enforcement Act , recipients of advanced equipment would have to give the property back to the Department of Defense, if the items are not operationally necessary. The legislation expands the list of equipment that the DOD cannot transfer, ...

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  11. SpaceX Cleared for US Military LaunchesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    ... the air force said in a statement. "This is a very important milestone for the air force and the Department of Defense," said Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James. "SpaceX's emergence as a viable commercial launch provider provides the opportunity ...

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  12. Document: GAO Report On - Implementation and Effects' of Sequestration on the PentagonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | U.S. Naval Institute

    ... Act (NDAA) to review the "implementation and effects" of the FY 2013 sequestration cuts levied on the Department of Defense.

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  13. Arkansas Legislators make quick work of approving superproject incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The City Wire

    A proposed version by Lockheed Martin of the next Joint Light Tactical Vehicle that would be built in Camden if approved by the Department of Defense. The Arkansas House and Senate easily approved legislation Wednesday that would allow general obligations bonds under Amendment 82 to be set aside for Lockheed Martin's bid to build the next-generation Joint Light Tactical Vehicle in East Camden's Highland Industrial Park.

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  14. SpaceX Could Bring Jobs to TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    ... on Russian-manufactured rocket engines. "This is a very important milestone for the Air Force and the Department of Defense," Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said in a statement. "SpaceX's emergence as a viable commercial launch provider ...

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  15. How do you spell W-I-N-N-E-R? 5 things to know about the National Spelling BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... Md., 285 students from all 50 states, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Department of Defense schools all over the world are trying to spell many words that would not come up in everyday conversation. 1. Some of the ...

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  16. Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center Certifies SpaceX for National Security Space MissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Missileer

    ... Proposal for GPS III launch services. "This is a very important milestone for the Air Force and the Department of Defense," said Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James. "SpaceX's emergence as a viable commercial launch provider provides the ...

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  17. No Room for ComplacencyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Ten years ago, the Department of Defense placed Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on its list of military base closures. The potential closure was a matter of great concern here in Sanford, a community that's home to many of the shipyard's employees.

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  18. SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Certified for Military LaunchesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SPACE.com

    ... navigation and timing satellites. "This is a very important milestone for the Air Force and the Department of Defense," Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said in the press release. "SpaceX's emergence as a viable commercial launch provider ...

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  19. Amendment 82 Bills Pass Arkansas House, Senate in Special SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | FOX16

    ... tin plans to manufacture a tactical military vehicle at the plant if it wins a competitive bid for the Department of Defense contract later this year.

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  20. Agencies Issue Proposed Rule, Guidance on Blacklisting Executive OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The federal agencies charged with implementing President Obama's July 31, 2014 Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order1 have released their much-anticipated proposed rule on this directive. On May 27, 2015, the Department of Labor issued a 106-page proposed guidance document , and the Department of Defense , General Services Administration , and National Aeronautics and Space Administration , issued a 131-page proposed rule, governing the terms of the so-called "blacklisting" Executive Order .

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