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Full disclosure: Congressional earmarks go online

The secrecy over congressional pet projects may be eroding, as House members are being required for the first time to publicly disclose them, but the appetite to bring home the bacon has apparently not slackened.

House members were required by Saturday to post online their formal requests for earmarks, and the results show South Florida lawmakers seeking millions of dollars for local projects -- from $500,000 for a Miami agency that provides services for children rescued from slavery in West Africa to $2.4 million to install solar-powered street lights in Dania Beach.

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