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Dueling petitions circulating in Millcreek

10/03/2013 8:09am
There's a case of dueling petitions in Millcreek Township. Both petitions could change the makeup of the community in very different ways.

3 reasons the Tea Party has so much influence

10/03/2013 6:58pm
The Tea Party received a lot of attention when it began a few years ago. Their two main messages at the time were the problems of America's deficit and government spending. Most Americans agreed with that message which reinforced the quick rise of the Tea Party.

Budget, debt unresolved on shutdown's 3rd day

10/03/2013 8:35pm
Three days into a government shutdown, President Barack Obama pointedly blamed House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday for keeping federal agencies closed, while the bitter budget dispute moved closer to a more critical showdown over the nation's line of credit. The president canceled a trip to Asia to remain in the capital as the Treasury warned of calamitous results if Congress fails to raise the debt limit.

'Let's eliminate the burr under the saddle,' says Herbert of gov't shutdown

10/03/2013 8:55pm
Republican efforts to stall President Barack Obama's new health care law need to be addressed as part of the negotiations over the federal government shutdown, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday.

Police shoot, kill driver after Capitol Hill chase

10/03/2013 11:28pm
A woman with a 1-year-old girl led Secret Service and police on a harrowing car chase from the White House past the Capitol Thursday, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before she was shot to death, police said. The child was unhurt.