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  • Some of the plan's main tenets include negotiating contracts to freeze wages, restructure health benefits and control the growth of personnel costs; selling or leasing certain assets; outsourcing commercial sanitation collection; merging two departments; and cutting 19 jobs.

    Plan Aims to Save Harrisburg

  • Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the plan's confirmation, to which Dish and Sprint objected.

    Creditors Spar Over Proposed Dish Buyout

  • Some of the greenhouse-gas plan's supporters say that imposing tariffs on the production of carbon is essential if the country is to avoid further catastrophes such as droughts, or the floods and extreme storms that devastated one of its major coal-mining and agricultural regions in Queensland state earlier this year.

    Australia's Risky Plan on Emissions

  • Mr. Post said the administration remains "fully committed" to the 2006 plan's "principles of borough equity, using rail and barge to transfer solid waste, relieving the burden of waste receiving from certain communities, strengthening our recycling infrastructure and piloting new technologies to derive clean energy from waste."

    New Trash Talk Targets Mayor

  • Rep. Randy Neugebauer R., Texas, said in an interview that he was pleasantly surprised by the plan's focus on restoring the market for mortgage-backed securities issued without the government's guarantee.

    GOP Lawmakers Welcome Mortgage Plan

  • John Taylor, president of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, said his group supports the effort to expand affordable rental housing, but he feared the plan's effect on working-class home buyers who couldn't afford the higher upfront costs.

    Obama report on Fannie, Freddie plan may boost mortgage rates

  • The plan's supporters say it would cut costs without sacrificing quality by introducing competition among insurers.

    GOP Aim: Cut $4 Trillion

  • But he cautioned that it could have a limited impact on insurance premiums because new entrants might not have the scale to match the Blue plan's prices.

    Justice Widens Blue Cross Probe Across Several States

  • Online commentators are already debating the plan's prospects, with some voicing doubts that can retain its relevance in the web's free news culture as a paid site, and others arguing that such charges are necessary to sustain professional news reporting.

    Lincoln to Sponsor New York Times Readers

  • Although analysts say the plan's rejection pushed Portugal a step closer to accepting an international bailout to quell intense pressure on its finances, the impact on the euro is likely to be limited, for now.

    Euro Climbs as Rate Hopes Trump Portugal


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