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Archive for Monday, September 29, 2014

Sierra Nevada challenges NASA plans to replace the shuttle

Sierra Nevada is protesting NASA’s decision to replace the shuttle with capsules developed by Boeing and SpaceX. The company’s legal challenge is unusual. NASA has said little about why it chose Boeing and SpaceX to fly astronauts to the International Space Station and not Sierra Nevada. Now Sierra Nevada has filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office. Dan Gordon is an expert in procurement law at George Washington University. He says most federal contracts go unchallenged. “It’s very rare that the GAO issues a decision saying that the contracting agency violated procurement law. That happens a few dozen times a year out of the 2,000 or so cases the GAO gets each year.” Sierra Nevada says its proposal meets ...
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What’s At Stake For Hong Kong?

As thousands of people throng Hong Kong's financial district to protest for democratic reforms, many wonder whether Beijing will crack down.
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NASA rolls out rocket as Orion test flight nears

The rocket that will launch NASA’s new spacecraft Orion on its first unmanned test flight moves Monday to a launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The test flight is scheduled for December.
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Spotlight: A Dramatic Tribute To Trayvon Martin

Members of Central Florida's artistic community have come together to explore some difficult issues surrounding the shooting deaths of Trayvon Martin in Sanford and Jordan Davis in Jacksonville. The Trayvon Martin Project, Part One: A Tribute goes onstage this weekend.
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Orange County Mayor Sued Over Public Records

Orange County mayor Teresa Jacobs is being sued over alleged violations of Floridas open government laws. The lawsuit filed Friday by Organize Now, a local community organization, claims Mayor Jacobs and the County are denying constituents access to public records.
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