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  1. -02-27-06 Army Whistleblower Demoted (CBS News)
      "A high-ranking Army Corps of Engineers official who publicly criticized the Pentagon's decision to award Halliburton Co. a no-bid contract for work in Iraq has been demoted, officials said Monday."

      " 'The failure to abide by prior commitments and the circumstances surrounding Ms. Greenhouse's removal are the hallmark of illegal retaliation,' her attorney, Michael D. Kohn, wrote in the letter to Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld."

      " 'Her removal will send a message to all concerned that if they dare stand up to corrupting influences within the Army contracting world their careers will be destroyed,' he added." 02-06

  2. -06-07-06 China Blocks Google.com (BBC News)
      "Chinese authorities have blocked most domestic users from the main Google.com search engine, a media watchdog said."

      " 'It was only to be expected that Google.com would be gradually sidelined after the censored version was launched in January,' Reporters Without Borders said in a statement." 06-06

  3. -06-16-06 Whistleblowers Report on September 11 Thefts (CBS News)
      "Once-secret documents obtained by The Associated Press detail how the company, Kieger Enterprises of Lino Lakes, Minn., went unpunished for the Sept. 11 thefts after the government discovered FBI agents and other government officials had stolen artifacts from New York's ground zero."

      "As a result, most Americans were kept in the dark about a major fraud involving their donated goods even as new requests for charity emerged with disasters like Hurricane Katrina. And Christopherson and L'Allier were left disillusioned." 06-06

  4. -06-16-06 Woman Fired for Cohabitation Plan (CBS News)
      "The owners of a roller skating rink have fired an 18-year-old woman they called one of their 'Top 10' employees because she moved in with her boyfriend, violating a company ethics policy that prohibits 'live-in relationships of an intimate nature.' " 06-06

  5. -07-05-06 Enron Timeline (Guardian Unlimited)
      Provides key events surrounding the collapse of Enron. 07-06

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