Virginia Tech tests carbon injecting

BLUEFIELD , Va., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Virginia Tech students will test carbon injections sponsored by the U.S. Energy Department.

Technology would capture CO2 emissions

PITTSBURGH, June 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Congress should approve a measure that would fund technologies that could aid to control global climate change, a Nobel Prize-winning professor says.

Agreement pushes two-way television

WASHINGTON, May 28 (UPI) -- Sony Electronics signed an agreement with six U.S. cable companies Tuesday that binds them to adopt two-way digital television, industry association said.

U.S. Energy Dept. funds carbon storage

CHARLESTON, W.Va., May 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Energy Department announced funding for carbon dioxide storage.

House bill would protect media sources

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. journalists could gain federal protection from having to reveal their confidential sources thanks to a new bill passed by the House of Representatives.

Gambling bill moves to full House

WASHINGTON, May 26 (UPI) -- In a 25-11 vote Thursday the House Judiciary Committee passed a bill banning gambling over state lines and Internet technologies.

Rep. Markey introduces Net Neutrality Act

WASHINGTON, May 4 (UPI) -- In response to his net neutrality amendment dumped from the House telecom reform bill last week, Rep. Edward Markey of Massachusetts introduced the Network Neutrality Act of 2006.
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Net neutrality provision dumped

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- Telecom companies won a round in Congress late Wednesday when the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted down the Democratic-backed Net neutrality amendment to a telecom-reform bill in a 34-22 vote.
STOKELY BAKSH, UPI Technology Correspondent

Boucher calls for dot-com investigation

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- House member Rick Boucher is asking for a House committee to launch a formal investigation into .com settlement.

The Web: Wagering on 'March Madness'

CHICAGO, March 15 (UPI) -- This spring, the annual ritual of the NCAA basketball tournament -- colloquially known as "March Madness" -- begins once again. Online, a similar, high-stakes r

ICANN and VeriSign settle over dot-com

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce will now have to judge whether to sign-off on the agreement approved by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
STOKELY BAKSH, UPI Technology Correspondent

Online gambling ban reintroduced

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A bill reintroduced in Congress that would crack down on illegal, offshore gambling or interstate gambling via phone or Internet technologies is expected to pic
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Competing House database bills at odds

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday approved a trimmed version of a database protection bill, setting up a fight with a competing measure.

Crude prices top $30; Iraq's status cloudy

LOS ANGELES, April 17 (UPI) -- Crude prices jumped on the New York Mercantile Exchange on Thursday while OPEC appeared determined to cut back exports even with Iraq's entire oil industry offline until further notice. May crude climbed $1.37 to $30.55, its highest level in some two week
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On the Net

Congress takes aim at illegal file-swapping on Internet sites and proposes delaying new Web radio fees, plus other news from the World Wide Web.
CHRIS H. SIEROTY, UPI Technology Correspondent
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Rick Boucher
WAP2002042359 - WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- Rep. Joe Barton, R-TX, listens to Rep. Rick Boucher, D-VA, during a session of the Energy and Commerce subcommittee on energy and air quality on April 23, 2002, in Washington. The committee was meeting to mark up a resolution regarding a permanent nuclear storage facility at Yucca Mountain in Nevada..mk/Michael Kleinfeld UPI

Frederick Carlyle "Rick" Boucher (born August 1, 1946) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives representing Virginia's 9th congressional District (map).

Boucher is a native of Abingdon, Virginia, where he currently lives. He earned his BA from Roanoke College and his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. He has practiced law on Wall Street in New York and in Virginia. Prior to his election to Congress, he served for seven years as a member of the Senate of Virginia.

Long considered "married to his job", Boucher announced his engagement at age 59 to Amy Hauslohner, an editor of the Galax Gazette in Galax, Virginia. Said Boucher of the engagement "We have decided since I will be 60 in August and she just turned 50 last week, we probably are mature enough to handle marriage." Boucher and Houslohner were married on June 3, 2006.

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