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03 January 2013

113th Congress To Be Sworn In Thursday

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With the fiscal cliff behind them for now, Congress is moving onto a new fight with a new team. The 113th Congress will be sworn in Thursday afternoon. There are 56 new Democrats, 38 new Republicans ...

02 January 2013

House and Senate Agree on Fiscal Cliff Deal

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In a New Year's night vote, the House passed the "fiscal cliff" compromise bill from the Senate. The bill passed by a vote of 257 to 167.  The deal means higher taxes on upper income Americans, whi ...

31 December 2012

Down To The Wire: Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Continue

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On January first, we will hit the so-called fiscal cliff. There is still no deal to avoid those massive tax hikes and spending cuts. Republicans dropped a demand to cut social security. President Ob ...

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 ...