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Ohio Leaders Plan to Fight NASA Budget Cuts

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Ohio Leaders Plan to Fight NASA Budget Cuts

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Ohio Leaders Plan to Fight NASA Budget Cuts

Ohio Leaders Plan to Fight NASA Budget Cuts

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NASA is one of a handful of federal agencies targeted for a slight increase in the proposed 2006 budget. But at research labs around the country, aeronautics budgets are slated to be slashed by 1/3 over the next two years. In Ohio, where major job cuts are planned, local Congressional delegations are fighting back.

Correction March 10, 2005

This report mentions a contract for a new White House helicopter and incorrectly states that Boeing won the contract. Lockheed Martin won the contract, and the helicopter is expected to roll off the assembly line in 2009

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