Meteor strikes on lobbyists' minds

By Dave Levinthal

Special interests have prodded U.S. government to fund tracking of killer space rocks.

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"… ernment to better track potentially deadly near-earth asteroids, U.S. Senate records indicate. Such activity — easily dismissed as the stuff of …"

"… tigation of the potential hazard of such near-Earth objects to the Earth," Senate records show. The bill also "expresses the sense of the Congress that the …"