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  • Military funding held up by disagreement over Trump border wall

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nexstar) — As lawmakers show their support for veterans, Oklahoma Republican Senator Jim Inhofe says if Congress really wants to support our troops, they would quit playing politics and pass the National Defense Authorization Act. The NDAA, which covers everything from spending to policy for the military, must be reauthorized by the end of the year. Inhofe says if Congress does not pass the bill before the end of the year it would be devastating for our military. […]

  • With another one looming, lawmakers seek to end government shutdowns

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — Another government shutdown could be upon us in just 10 days when funding for the country runs out unless Congress passes a spending bill. But some lawmakers said it’s time to end the specter of a shutdown once and for all. Memories of last year’s partial government shutdown are still fresh in Washington. “It cost foreclosures, it cost evictions, it cost families to go to payday lenders,” said Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH). Now another shutdown could […]

  • As Supreme Court tackles DACA, dreamers hold collective breath

    EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — The fate of 700,000 young immigrants hangs in the balance as the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on Tuesday regarding the legality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The program in 2012 allowed people who were brought into the country illegally before age 16 to be spared deportation and get work permits — something that has allowed many of them to graduate from college and work in professional fields. President Trump […]

  • As House prepares for public impeachment hearings, Republicans want whistleblower to testify

    WASHINGTON (Nexstar) — The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump continues, and starting next week, it all goes public. For the first time, key witnesses will testify in open hearings as Democrats lay out their case for impeachment. Republicans are strategizing their defense of the President as more closed-door hearings happened Thursday. Jennifer Williams, a top foreign policy aide to Vice President Mike Pence was the latest official to speak with Congressional investigators. The other invited witness, former National Security […]

  • President Trump honors 9/11 hero with posthumous presidential medal for saving lives

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nexstar) — President Donald Trump honored Rick Rescorla Thursday for saving thousands of lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Rescorla was working in the Twin Towers on September 11 when the first plane hit and helped thousands of people evacuate. But he was able to get out in time to save his own life. “On Tuesday September 11, 2001, Rick got up early, put on his blue pinstripe suit and just before he left his home in New […]

  • Texas husband and wife are the world’s oldest living married couple

    AUSTIN (KXAN) — What’s the secret to a long, healthy marriage? Austinites John and Charlotte Henderson, who were recently named the world’s oldest living married couple by Guinness World Records, might be able to tell you. The couple has a combined age of 211 years — John is 106 while Charlotte is 105 years old. They were married on December 15, 1939, marking 2019 their 80th year of marriage. They married during the Great Depression, where their hotel room for their […]

  • School photo of service dog capturing hearts in Arkansas community

    GRAVETTE, Ark. (KNWA) — The school photo of a service dog in Gravette, Arkansas is capturing hearts in the community. Tosha is a Certified Service Dog for Treyton Hudson, a 5th Grade student at Gravette Upper Elementary School. “I love having her around,” he said. Treyton suffers from a rare epileptic disorder. “We found out the medications weren’t working, and we kind of exhausted all our medications and was told it was probably going to get worse,” says Jessica Burchette, […]

  • Man fends off home intruder with battle axe

    OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man is alive and well after he used an axe to fend off a convicted criminal who broke into his Michigan apartment late Wednesday night. Ben Ball, 36, used a replica battle axe to keep the intruder at bay. The 33-year-old suspect, Alex Lavell Rawls, is now in jail facing a charge of first-degree home invasion, which could put him in prison for a maximum of 20 years. Ball says that the suspect dated […]

  • ‘Big Game Bound’ Week 10: 49ers vs Seahawks clash in NFC West showdown

    This week on Big Game Bound… analyst Ty Hallock has a new top 5 after the Patriots suffered their first loss of the season. He’ll reveal who is #1 on his list. The live show begins at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7. Our Big Guest is former NFL Tight End and Super Bowl champion Martellus Bennett. He was a teammate of Tom Brady and played for Bill Belichick. Bennett discusses their legacy and we’ll ask him what he thinks […]

  • Government shutdown threat looms in Washington

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — In less than three weeks, the government will run out of money, meaning we could be looking at another government shutdown. President Donald Trump isn’t saying it won’t happen. On Nov. 21, the government runs out of money, and Trump isn’t easing fears. “It depends on the negotiations, I wouldn’t commit to anything,” he said. Those negotiations are between the House and Senate over a spending deal that keeps the government funded. “I don’t think there […]

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