Gov't shutdown affecting veterans cemeteries

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUSHNELL, Fla. (AP) - The director of the Florida National Cemetery says that if the government shutdown doesn't end by Oct. 22, national cemeteries will have to reduce the number ..
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Immigrants to fast outside SoFla detention center

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DORAL, Fla. (AP) - Frida Ulloa's mother and brother are U.S. Citizens. But under U.S. law, that's not enough to enable the college student to get her green card.    ..
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Prominent Fla. attorney bankrolling pot measure

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A prominent Florida attorney known for his television ads is pouring his own money into a campaign to legalize marijuana for medical use.    ..
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Fla. GOP outraises Democrats by $3.7 million

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Republicans are raising much more money than Democrats as they prepare to head into an election year battle for the governor's mansion.  ..
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Hope? Boehner offers a short-term debt extension

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Urgent efforts to prevent an economy-tanking national default rose and then retreated with astonishing swiftness on Thursday, as House Republicans softened their ..
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Anxiety as stimulus hike in food stamps set to end

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A temporary increase in food stamps expires Oct. 31, meaning for millions of Americans, the benefits that help put food on the table won't stretch as far as th..
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US cutting hundreds of millions in aid to Egypt

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is cutting hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Egypt in response to the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi and the crackdown by the militar..
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Anxiety as stimulus hike in food stamps set to end

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A temporary increase in food stamps expires Oct. 31, meaning for millions of Americans, the benefits that help put food on the table won't stretch as far as th..
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Obama nominates Yellen to succeed Bernanke at Fed

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a history-making selection, President Barack Obama nominated Janet Yellen to be chairman of the Federal Reserve, a critical post as the nation continues its fi..
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Pentagon says foundation to pay death benefits

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration, scrambling to tamp down a controversy over suspended death benefits for the families of fallen military soldiers, announced Wednesday th..
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Fishing guides want back in Everglades

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - Frustrated by the Washington budget impasse that has closed Everglades National Park, fishing guides in the Florida Keys have spearheaded a rally hoping to ..
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White House open to short-term hike in debt limit

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats intend to introduce legislation by mid-week to raise the nation's debt limit without the type of unrelated conditions Republicans have said they ..
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Shutdown impact: Tourists, homebuyers hit quickly

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.    Mail is being delivered. Social Security and M..
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Dems say it's time for GOP to unite, end shutdown

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama decided to stay home from economic summits in Asia as Democrats stepped up pressure on congressional Republicans to rein in their tea party..
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Fla. GOP meets in Orlando to prepare for 2014

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and other Florida Republicans are gathering in central Florida to raise money and prepare for the looming candidacy of Republican turned Democr..
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Police: Suspect killed in Capitol Hill chase

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The District of Columbia's police chief says the suspect who led police on a chase from the White House to the Capitol is dead.    Metropolitan Pol..
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Elementary school students weigh in on government shutdown

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK- It isn't just adults weighing in on the government shutdown. It turns out, some fourth graders at a New York elementary school have their own opinions on the situation. A..
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Shutdown in 3rd day with Obama, Hill at impasse

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama laid the blame for the government's partial shutdown at the feet of House Speaker John Boehner, escalating a government-shutdown confrontat..
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Shutdown to impact congressional briefing on water releases

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Amanda Hall

WASHINGTON, DC- Southwest Florida leaders were in Washington DC Wednesday for a series of meetings ahead of a congressional briefing scheduled for Thursday on the impacts of freshw..
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Lawmakers feeling heat from government shutdown

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers locked in a political stare-down Wednesday were buffeted by rising anger from across the nation about a partial government shutdown that ruined vacation..
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