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Thursday, October 17, 2013

GOVERNMENT PARTIAL SHUTDOWN OVER
Hundreds of thousands of federal employees are going back to work this morning, and more than a million others who have been working without pay will see paychecks again.  Last night's House and Senate votes on the deal to fund government and raise the debt ceiling, and President Obama's signature on the agreement, ended the 16-day shutdown and gave the Treasury authority to borrow money to pay the nation's debts.
The legislation that was passed funds government operations through mid-January, and extends the federal debt limit into early February

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

DEBT LIMIT AND SHUTDOWN RESOLUTION SAID TO BE NEAR
The Senate's two top leaders are said to be very close to an agreement to raise the debt limit and end the government shutdown.  Aides say Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell could put the deal up for a vote today.

LOCAL: FEE APPROVED FOR DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE PURCHASES
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20131016/NEWS0202/310160152/Nashville-council-approv

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

HOW TO KEEP YOUR FACE AND COMMENTS OUT OF GOOGLE’S NEW AD SCHEME
Starting November 11th, Google will start plugging users names, photos and reviews into Google's online ads. That means if you've posted on Youtube or Google Play, they can use your name, photo and comments for THEIR ads. And.. .you gave permission, by clicking okay to the Google or Youtube terms.

Monday, October 14, 2013

PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN LATEST
The Senate is back in session this afternoon to try again to negotiate an end to the partial government shutdown.

Friday, October 11, 2013

PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN
Both political sides are hopeful that an end to the partial government shutdown could be near. In a White House meeting with President Obama, House Republicans proposed a six week increase in the federal debt ceiling. Senate Republicans get their turn today.

MILITARY DEATH BENEFITS REINSTATED
President Obama has signed legislation restoring death benefits to families of fallen troops.

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.

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