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How the Postal Service shortchanges its hourly employees who work overtime

A published report cites Labor Department records showing the U.S. Postal Service has regularly shortchanged hourly employees to the tune of nearly $700,000…

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File - In this Nov., 20, 2013 file photo, after radioactive waste is vitrified and sealed in large stainless steel canisters they are stored under a five-feet of concrete in a glass waste storage building at the Savannah River Site near Aiken, S.C. The federal agency that oversees the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile is expected this week to release a report on the best site option for the United States as it looks to ramp up production of the plutonium cores that trigger nuclear warheads. The contenders are the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico and the Savannah River Site in South Carolina. At stake are hundreds of jobs and billions of dollars in federal funding to either revamp existing buildings or construct new factories. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

US has enough unaccounted for uranium, plutonium to make 5 functioning nuclear warheads

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