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Government Printing Office's website, GPO Access, was chosen "Best
Overall Government" by Lawyersonline.com, according to the April
1999 issue of "Chicago Lawyer." Lawyers also selected GPO Access
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homeowner doesn't want to save money on energy costs? But how? Easy--go
to the Department of Energy's Home Energy Saver website, type in
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system? What kind of appliances do you use? How many occupants?
The Web-based software will make recommendations and tell you how
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your insulation, and throw out your brother-in-law (just kidding),
the site will keep track of all the money you're saving.
Learn how to invest in the stock market on the Security and Exchange
Commission's Investor Education and Assistance page. You'll also
find a calculator to compare mutual fund fees. And you're only a
couple of clicks from SEC's EDGAR
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Chemist's Test Roots Out Illegal Imports
kitchen chemistry, sophisticated analytic machinery and off-the-shelf
computer software, the U.S. Customs Service can determine the source
country of virtually any agricultural product on Earth. Here's the
story in the Washington Post.
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