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Analysis: Medicaid oversight lacking

Medicaid's fiscal management has been criticized by analysts and government investigators alike, stirring political debate over how it is funded, but a new report targets fixes that could keep the state-federal partnership structure of the entitlement pro
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

For men who want to be a "metrosexual" -- a sophisticated man who is fashionable and well-groomed -- Loews Hotels is introducing the "Metro Man" package.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

Today in Music:

Today's birthdays include bandleader Gordon Jenkins and jazz trombonist Jack Jenney in 1910; Burt Bacharach, who was born in 1928 (age 75); Ian Dury and Billy Swan, both in 1942 (age 61); David Walker, keyboardist with Gary Lewis and the Playboys, in 1943
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for May 10-16.
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Congress wants airport screening inquiry

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- Lawmakers are demanding an inquiry into security screening at the nation's airports, United Press International has learned, amid concerns from the families of the victims of Sept. 11 that there has been "little or no improvement" in aviation security sin
SHAUN WATERMAN

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'Flavio': Latest Handel opera rediscovery

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- The New York City Opera continues its rediscovery of George Frideric Handel's operas with a sparkling production of "Flavio," a comic work in Italian written in 1723 for London's Royal Academy of Music, which commissioned 14 of the composer's 46 operas.
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

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Federal court dismisses GAO, Cheney suit

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- A federal judge on Monday dismissed an "unprecedented" lawsuit against Vice President Dick Cheney, seeking the release of records from the government's energy task force, saying that the General Accounting Office has no standing under the U.S. Constitutio
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

Nev. senators back Yucca whistleblowers

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Nevada's two senators have pounced on media reports of potential skullduggery in the development of the controversial Yucca Mountain nuclear waste depository by requesting a General Accounting Office probe of the alleged mistreatment of two whistleblowers

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Today in Music: A look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Burt Bacharach, who was born in 1928 (age 74); Ian Dury and Billy Swan, both in 1942 (age 60); David Walker, keyboardist with Gary Lewis and the Playboys, in 1943 (age 59); Jayotis Washington of the Persuasions in 1945 (age 57);
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

Today in Music advance package, May 11-17, 2002.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Handel's 'Agrippina,' gets camp production

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- Who'd have thunk it? The New York City Opera has staged a production of George Frideric Handel's "Agrippina" so delightfully campy that it could be transferred
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

GAO sues Cheney

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- The White House reacted with calm and confidence Friday to the lawsuit filed against Vice President Dick Cheney by Congress's investigative arm, saying the cons
RICHARD TOMKINS

What U.S. papers say about Cheney

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on Vice President Dick Cheney's refusal to discuss energy task force meetings.
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