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U.S. to implement new fuel efficiency rules

By KEN THOMAS Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is setting tough gas mileage standards for new cars and trucks, spurring the next generation of fuel-sipping gas-electric hybrids, efficient engines and electric cars. The heads of the ...

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2,000 transportation workers idled over impasse

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Jobless benefits suddenly ended for some laid-off workers, Medicare payments to doctors were delayed and 2,000 federal transportation workers were sent home Monday in a spending dispute tinged with election-year politics. ...

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