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Navy: Nuclear shipyard workers got unearned credit

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of nuclear workers at a Navy shipyard have been placed on restrictive duty after investigators discovered they were given credit for attending continuing training they didn’t actually attend, an official said Tuesday, Sept. 30. Norfolk Naval Shipyard spokesman Jeff Cunningham said about 300 workers, or about 6 percent of the shipyard’s [...]

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Group aims to put food policy on the kitchen table

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans like to talk about food, and they certainly like to eat. But they don’t normally think about food policy when they vote. A group of food advocates is trying to figure out how to change that. They’re putting money and organizational effort into elections for the first time, including an [...]

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Republican women face uphill fight this fall

  OLD FORGE, N.Y. (AP) — Elise Stefanik is fighting to make history in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, an expanse of rural America in upstate New York that — like the Republican Party — is struggling to grow. Just 10 weeks after her 30th birthday, the Republican congressional hopeful is poised to become [...]

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