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    Powerful New Program

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    Meet the 2019 Communities

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    Annual Report

    ADC’s 2019 Annual Report provides a look back at 2018 and shares exciting 2019 news and updates.

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  • Talks to Avert Federal Shutdown Continue

    With less than three days before a government-wide shutdown could begin, negotiators from both parties continued discussions over an agreement to fund federal operations for the remainder of fiscal 2011. At press time, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) were scheduled to meet with President Obama for the second consecutive day in hopes of finding a compromise …

  • Pentagon Prepares for Possible Shutdown

    Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn is developing guidance for the military services and defense agencies outlining how they should plan for a potential shutdown of the federal government. The guidance, scheduled to come out shortly, would help officials determine what missions are essential and what personnel would be needed to carry them out …

  • At Fort Ord, Take a Walk on the Wildflower Side

    Areas of Fort Ord strewn with metal debris, including munitions and unexploded ordnance, also are home to some of the world’s rarest wildflowers and plants. Impact zones that are closed to the public will be opened up next month to give 50 people a rare glimpse of the lush habitat native to the central coast of California …

  • Mare Island Fails to Make Cut as National Park

    The National Park Service has turned down a request to include former Mare Island Naval Shipyard in the national park system over cost, rather than suitability. The agency’s decision was based on the cost of repairs needed by the site’s historic resources, concerns over the ongoing cleanup of the shipyard, and the close proximity of industrial, commercial and visitor uses …


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