Anna's News

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

AT LEAST LAWMAKERS ARE TALKING
At least they're talking. Nearly 20 House Republicans will talk today with President Obama about the partial shutdown of the federal government.  The President hosted a similar White House meeting with House Democrats yesterday.
Economic leaders around the world are stressing.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

JOHN MCCAIN SAYS TIME TO RESOLVE DIFFERENCES AND GET MILITARY DEATH BENEFITS BACK
Here's where the partial government shutdown gets many people's blood boiling: now we're hearing that compensation payments for close to four million  disabled veterans won't go out next month if the shutdown lasts, and we're already seeing death benefits for soldiers suspended because of the shutdown.
          The nation's Veterans Affairs Secretary also says the shutdown is hurting their efforts to reduce the backlog of disability claims. 

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Tuesday, Oct 9, 2013

DEMOCRATS EXPECTED TO PASS BILL RAISING NATION'S DEBT LIMIT
Democrats in the Senate are expected to pass a bill raising the nation's debt limit this week. That doesn't mean it'll get any farther than that.

Monday, October 7, 2013

JOB FAIR FOR AMAZON'S LEBANON LOCATION (1,000 JOBS)
Let's start with jobs! Amazon.com is adding 8-thousand full-time, seasonal jobs for its fulfillment centers here in Middle Tennessee, and there are several job fairs this week to fill those slots. Today's job fair is at the Goodwill Career Center on South Jefferson in Cookeville, 9 to 1. You can get the info at www.goodwillcareersolutions.org

HELP WANTED: JERKS NEED NOT APPLY!
And if you apply for one of those jobs, make sure you keep your attitude a good one.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

CHEATHAM, MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHOOLS ON LOCKDOWN
All Cheatham County and Montgomery County schools are on lockdown Thursday morning after threatening emails were received by an employee at the Clarksville Police Department.
A spokesperson for the Cheatham County School District told News 2 a string of threatening emails was to the district.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

SHUTDOWN CONTINUES
It's Day 2 of the partial government shutdown. That means another day of closed national parks and national monuments, and no pay for thousands of so--called 'non-essential' government workers.

Monday, September 30, 2013

PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN LIKELY TOMORROW
A partial shutdown of the federal government is likely to start sometime tomorrow.  The Republican-controlled House passed a funding extension bill early Sunday morning to avert a shutdown, but it includes a one-year delay for making the Affordable Care Act operational....

Friday, September 27, 2013

EVENTS THIS WEEKEND
There are lots of things to do this weekend, including the Titans Game.

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