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27 December 2012

Lawmakers Work To Avert The Fiscal Cliff

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President Obama and lawmakers return to Washington, with just five days left to avert the fiscal cliff. All eyes will be on the Senate after House Republicans said it's up to Senate leadership to re ...

26 December 2012

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Continue This Week

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Ready or not: we're now less than a week away from when the  country is scheduled to go off the fiscal cliff. President Obama is heading back to Washington, D.C. from a brief Christmas trip to Hawa ...

20 December 2012

Republicans Vote on Fiscal Cliff Proposal Thursday

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Negotiations on the fiscal cliff are a no-go for now.Republicans have scheduled a vote Thursday that would keep tax rates low, even if you make almost a million dollars. Meanwhile, President Obama s ...

14 December 2012

"Our Hearts Are Broken Today"

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An emotional President Obama comments on the Newtown school massacre.

14 December 2012

Tragedy In Connecticut

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At least 28 people are dead, including 18 children, after a gunman opened fire in an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Frantic parents rushed back to Sandy Hook Elementary School, desperat ...

09 December 2012

Local Couple Decorate the White House

Posted in U.S. & World News, Local

A Rogue Valley man and his wife got the chance of a lifetime to travel to the White House to help deck the President's halls. In November, Eric and Lynne Dittmer spent five days hard at work, hangin ...

07 December 2012

Friday Marks 71st Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor

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Friday marks the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  More than two-thousand American servicemen died during the bombing raid, in which President Franklin Delano Roosevelt call ...

07 December 2012

U.S. Economy Adds 146,000 Jobs in November

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The latest jobs report is out.  The U.S. economy added 146,000 jobs in November. That number is better than what economists expected. The jobless rate has fallen to 7.7%. That's the lowest it's bee ...

07 December 2012

7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Japan Coast

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A strong earthquake struck off the coast of north-eastern Japan Friday morning. It happened around 5:18 P.M. local time.   Officials say the epicenter was 6.2 miles beneath the seabed and 150 mile ...

28 November 2012

Winning Powerball Numbers

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Update: NBCNews.com is reporting two Powerball Jackpot Winners - One in Arizone, One in Missouri Update: The lucky numbers are: 5, 16, 22, 23 and 29. The Powerball number was 6. Overnight the reco ...