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Former exec gets probation, $5K fine over counterfeit cheese

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former executive will spend three years on probation and pay a $5,000 fine because two Pennsylvania cheese businesses her family controlled sold grated Swiss and mozzarella cheeses that were mislabeled and fraudulently represented as Parmesan and Romano cheese instead. A federal judge sentenced Michelle Myrter, 44, on Tuesday in Pittsburgh Although […]
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The Army Research Laboratory is studying soldiers use of body-worn weapons mounts, effectively adding a third arm to free up their owns arms for other tasks.
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Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong accused the newspaper publisher of “poor corporate governance” in a letter to the company’s board.
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House Appropriations Chairman John Read talks about the budget challenge this year.              
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