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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.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office: Man with HIV did not tell sex partners

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville man is behind bars after allegedly infecting his sexual partners with the HIV/AIDS virus.

12:10 AM, Jan 4, 2013

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

Bargain radio host Doc G: WJXR 92.1 ripped me off

There is a radio station in Jacksonville that does nothing but broadcast bargain basement deals. But one of their sales people told First Coast News that he got ripped off for everything he had.

10:57 PM, Mar 19, 2013

Justin Barber Murder Case in St. Johns County Reopened

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- A St. Johns County murder trial which drew national attention has been reopened. 

9:28 AM, Jul 25, 2011

Jacksonville DMA Map

Designated Market Area for First Coast News

5:00 PM, Apr 3, 2008

Avatar System Newest Way to Train Federal Agents

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- An avatar is the newest member of the training team at FLETC.

6:07 PM, Nov 17, 2011

Denney Sentenced To Life In Prison For Waitress Murder

By Kyle Meenan
JACKSONVILLE, FL -- The man convicted of killing a Jacksonville Beach waitress six years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

8:02 PM, May 9, 2005

Dozens Possibly Exposed to Bacterial Meningitis in Ohio

CHARDON, OH -- A student at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis.

4:15 PM, Feb 16, 2007

Jacksonville's old tunnel system is still home to some businesses

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- At the height of downtown Jacksonville's booming banking days, underground tunnels leading to their vaults were built, partly in order to keep money out of the public eye.

7:27 PM, May 13, 2013

Ken's Top 10: Auto Repair Scams to Avoid

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- First, let me say that 99 percent of all mechanics and repair shops are honest, but there still are a few bad seeds. Here are my top 10 auto repair scams collected from industry experts and how you can avoid them.

5:36 PM, Mar 2, 2011

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