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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.

Nursing student wants change after failing exam

 A local nursing student was looking forward to graduation, but now she says she won't be getting her diploma and is determined to create change at her school because of it.

5:39 PM, Sep 10, 2013

North Dakota family calls Jacksonville stay a nightmare after Florida DCF takes custody of their kids

A North Dakota family said coming to Jacksonville was the worst decision of their life after the Florida Department of Children and Families took custody of their three young children just days into their trip.

10:30 PM, Apr 11, 2013

First Coast High School Teams, E-K, 2011 | VIDEOS

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Hear what they think! Listen to players from First Coast Teams alphabetically listed from A through C.

2:03 PM, Aug 25, 2011

Join Hero Bakers and Get Creative or Just Bake

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Would you agree every child deserves a birthday cake on his birthday?  If so, you can be a Hero Baker for First Coast children.  It's easy and it's rewarding.

8:33 AM, Jul 7, 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

Top 15 facts about shark myths

Coastal residents around the world have heard some far-fetched myths about sharks, but some are actually believed to be common knowledge. In order to preserve the creatures and stay safe while in the ocean, humans need to know the facts about the myths.

1:28 PM, Aug 5, 2013

Florida's pill mill crackdowns hurting those in real pain

Florida used to be a destination for those seeking prescription pain meds. Pill mills littered Interstate 95, the parking lots filled with out of state plates. But the crackdown has lead to a new problem.

11:09 PM, Oct 31, 2013

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

Jacksonville woman makes Forbes '30 Under 30' List

If you happen to have a Forbes magazine at home or you pass by one on the newsstand, pick it up and turn to page 92. There, you will see the name of a woman with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

2:36 PM, Jan 10, 2014

Jacksonville Sheriff's Officer has minor injuries after accident

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Traffic Homicide Unit is responding to N. Myrtle Avenue and Kings Road.

8:42 PM, Dec 5, 2012

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