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How Senate women shaped up in budget deal

7:40 PM, Oct 16, 2013

The male Senate leaders may have tied the bow on a deal aimed at ending the government shutdown, but credit for shaping the package is being given to a group of women, led by Sen. Susan Collins of Maine.

There's a deal in Washington. Who won? Lost?

7:37 PM, Oct 16, 2013

Don't feel too reassured: The congressional leaders who managed to strike a deal Wednesday apparently avoided a disastrous default but still live in the District of Dysfunction.

Boehner: 'We fought the good fight'

7:34 PM, Oct 16, 2013

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, acknowledged Wednesday that he would allow a vote in the House on a newly-minted Senate deal on debt and spending.

McCain: Attempt to defund Obamacare was 'fool's errand'

7:32 PM, Oct 16, 2013

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Wednesday that the budget standoff in Washington and partisan bickering have eroded the confidence of the American people and damaged the credibility of the U.S. Congress.

Boehner urges House GOP to support Senate deal

3:48 PM, Oct 16, 2013

Senate leaders on Wednesday announced a deal to end the partial government shutdown and avoid a possible U.S. default, and House Speaker John Boehner urged fellow Republicans to support it while a key GOP conservative said he wouldn't try to block it in the Senate.

2 parties bicker over blame for parks shutdown

11:48 AM, Oct 16, 2013

As congressional leaders raced to seal a deal that would reopen the government, lawmakers from both parties jabbed at one another Wednesday over who was to blame for the most high-profile casualties of the 16-day shutdown: the national parks.

Cruz won't delay vote on bipartisan budget deal

11:43 AM, Oct 16, 2013

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't delay a vote on a bipartisan budget deal that will reopen the government and avoid a financial default.

More Zimmerman discovery records released

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Prosecutors are releasing more records Wednesday morning in the case of a former neighborhood watch leader charged with fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

9:53 AM, Sep 19, 2012

Two injured in three vehicle I-95 crash

Two people were injured in a three-vehicle crash on I-95 near St. Augustine Saturday.

11:29 AM, Dec 8, 2013

Katie Caples Foundation Raising Awareness of Organ Donation on First Coast

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A high school student killed in a crash in 1998 lives on through her foundation.

5:57 PM, Jun 16, 2010

Gainesville man built his house out of 12 shipping containers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Shipping containers are extremely durable designed to withstand high winds, salt water and hold 60,000 lbs. so why not stack them and turn them into a house?

11:49 PM, Nov 15, 2012

Katie Ride for Life

By Deanna Fene'
FERNANDINA BEACH, FL -- Five people are alive today because of a decision a Bishop Kenny track star made while getting her drivers license.

1:54 AM, Apr 17, 2005

Girl Born Without a Face Gets New Sister

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. -- A Clay County girl was born with Treacher Collins syndrome, a genetic disorder which left her without almost half the bones in her face. Now, there's a new bright spot in this girl's life.

12:29 PM, Feb 19, 2010

A Jacksonville woman says law enforcement isn't being held accountable after breaking departmental rules

Candice Buckner had her name splashed across the headlines last August when she was one of six Jacksonville firefighters punished for a risque fundraiser at the Whisky River bar.

3:10 PM, May 14, 2013

Giant Mass Near Newborn's Heart Removed in 14-hour Surgery

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It took 14 hours of surgery to remove a tumor that was larger than the baby's head immediately after delivery, but the baby is recovering.

2:07 PM, Sep 23, 2011

Somer Thompson Autopsy, Other Evidence Released

KINGSLAND, Ga. -- An autopsy concluded that decomposition possibly obscured more subtle injuries to Somer.

4:07 PM, Mar 1, 2012

Juliana's New Sister Begins School in Clay County

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. -- The sister of Juliana Wetmore, the little girl known worldwide as the "Girl Born Without a Face," is new to the First Coast and has started school here.

10:55 AM, Feb 23, 2010

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