Federal disabled programs miss mark

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A 70-year-old federal jobs program intended to improve blind and disabled employment rates has a small percentage of disabled or blind employees itself.

Health Biz: Drug importation moves closer

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Tuesday in Health Biz: The political pieces are coming together for passage of drug importation legislation, yet concerns remain about safety.

Drug reimportation fight continues in Congress

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The push to legalize the reimportation of prescription drugs has begun anew on Capitol Hill, but prospects for making the change remain slim.

HealthBiz: ACE units fill growing niche

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- More ACE units are showing up in U.S. hospitals and Senate Democrats and Republicans outline healthcare legislation.

Bison lovers want new Buffalo Nickel

WESTMINISTER, Colo., July 13 (UPI) -- Western lawmakers and bison ranchers are proposing the U.S. mint temporarily restore the Buffalo Nickel to celebrate the revival of bison herds.

U.S. relations may change with Cuba

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Of the static duo of relics in U.S. and Cuban diplomacy -- the U.S. trade embargo and Cuban President Fidel Castro -- the former has come as close as ever to a

Senate votes to ease Cuba travel limits

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate voted 59-38 Thursday to ease travel limits placed on Americans wishing to visit Cuba, delivering a blow to the Bush administration.

Internet sales tax may gain Amazon support

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- You may soon have to pay state sales taxes when making purchases on the Internet under legislation introduced Thursday in the U.S. House.

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UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 21, 2003

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Analysis: The Senate Part II-The West

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The majority of senate contests this fall are in the south and west. Out of 34 races, 20 are in these two regions: 7 in the west and 13 in the south. Here we look at how the changing character of the West might affect the races there.
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

GOP incumbents get nod in Wyoming primary

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Wyoming voters Tuesday selected a pair of political neophytes to face entrenched Republican incumbents in the state's three-person congressional delegation and

Wyoming election results tallied

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Aug. 20 (UPI) --

Good turnout expected for Wyoming primary

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Aug. 20 (UPI) --

Senate passes accounting bill

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- The Senate late Monday unanimously approved the most sweeping legislation to reform oversight of the accounting industry since the Great Depression. The measure

Senate moves to head off Dow

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- With a plunging stock market as a backdrop, the Senate prepared Monday to pass an accounting standards bill that would create an independent regulatory board to oversee accounting firms.

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Anti-genetic discrimination law debated

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The Bush administration supports efforts to prevent discrimination based on genetic information, but new laws might be unnecessary, witnesses told a Senate hear

UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 3, 2002

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UPI Farming Today -- Oct. 5, 2001

, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Wrap-up of the day's agriculture news.
GREGORY TEJEDA, United Press International
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