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  • Bridges across the country, such as the Harlan Springs Road Bridge in Berkeley County, W.Va., built in 1900, are in desperate need of repairs. But they will not receive stimulus funding for repairs because states are spending the federal money on routine maintenance like paving and other quick "shovel-ready" jobs. (Associated Press)

    Federal stimulus rules handcuff some agencies

    Federal agencies and local and state governments — tasked with spending hundreds of billions of dollars on "shovel ready" projects — are finding that a host of rules governing where, when and how money is spent can lead to significant delays.

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