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An Army veteran who wrote a college essay about reclassifying military working dogs could soon see her paper become a federal law.
Lisa Phillips wrote the paper because she was upset about the military's classification of retired working dogs as "excess equipment." When her college professor suggested that she send the paper to Congress, she did, finding support for the change in both the House and Senate.
JT Street tells us more about her story and what it could mean for retired military working dogs across the country on ''Street's Corner.''
Monday, October 15 2012, 11:01 AM CDT
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose in solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build new homes and apartments.
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- He was already on thin ice with the law when he failed to meet the conditions of his probation.