News tagged with state officials

Computer glitches derail school tests in three states

School districts across several states are rescheduling high-stakes tests that judge student proficiency and determine teachers' pay because of technical problems involving the test administrators' computer systems.

dateMay 01, 2013 in Other
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US, China trade charges on cyberattacks

The United States and China on Tuesday traded charges over cyberattacks after a security firm alleged that Beijing controled hackers who have penetrated the US government, companies and media.

dateFeb 19, 2013 in Internet
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California unveils strictest rules on pesticide

California farmers now must abide by the nation's strictest rules for a widely used pesticide in a change designed to protect farmworkers and people who live and work near agricultural fields but is likely ...

dateJan 14, 2015 in Ecology
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China military rejects hacking allegations

China's defence ministry Wednesday rebuffed a report linking its People's Liberation Army to sophisticated cyberattacks on US firms, saying there was no internationally agreed definition of hacking.

dateFeb 20, 2013 in Internet
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Obama taking action to push manufacturing

President Barack Obama is expanding his push for increased manufacturing in the United States by directing federal money toward new technologies, apprenticeship programs and competitions designed to assist small manufacturers.

dateOct 27, 2014 in Business
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Utah wolverine sighting first documented in 30 years

State wildlife officials have captured images of a wolverine on the northern slope of the Uinta Mountains this year, the first documented sighting of the animal in Utah since a wolverine carcass was found in 1979.

dateJul 03, 2014 in Ecology
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