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Bush's Farewell Speech

Updated: 01/15/2009 - In his last public appearance as president, George W. Bush acknowledged setbacks and said he would have done some things "differently, if given the chance."

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Bank of America Aid

Posted: 01/15/2009 - A person close to the discussions says that Bank of America and the Treasury Department are near an agreement that will provide $15 billion to $20 billion in new government support to the banking giant.

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Is Obama Meeting Expectations?

Posted: 01/15/2009 - Most people think that President-elect Barack Obama is meeting- if not exceeding — expectations so far, according to a new News poll released Thursday.

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Impeached Ill. Gov. Gets Cold Reception in Senate

Posted: 01/15/2009 - Illinois senators have taken their first steps toward an impeachment trial, after giving embattled Gov. Rod Blagojevich a cold reception hours into their new session.

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Florida Business Loans

Posted: 01/14/2009 - The Florida Legislature passed a business loan bill Wednesday.

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Lawmakers Pass Budget Reduction Plan

Posted: 01/14/2009 - State lawmakers have voted to cut spending, drain trust funds, and raise traffic fines to fill the 2.4 billion dollar budget shortfall. Taxes were off the table in this round, lawmakers are already looking to regular session in March to put new taxes to a vote.

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Biden Meets with Iraqi Leaders

Posted: 01/12/2009 - Vice-President Elect Joe Biden visits Iraq on his pre-inauguration tour of the Middle East.

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Governor Gets Earful from Workforce Boards

Posted: 01/12/2009 - Governor Charlie Crist met with the CEO’s of all 24 of Florida’s Workforce boards Monday morning. New unemployment numbers for Florida are due out on Friday and the people who handle unemployment claims are already seeing the number of unemployed inching up.

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Madoff Scandal

Posted: 01/09/2009 - A judge has delayed a decision until Monday on whether Bernard Madoff should be sent to jail.

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Illinois Lawmakers Impeach Blagojevich

Posted: 01/09/2009 - Gov. Rod Blagojevich says he was impeached today by the Illinois House because of his efforts to improve the lives of ordinary people.

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Fla. Lawmakers Pass Business Loans Bill

Posted: 01/09/2009 - Fla. Senate approves Gov. Charlie Crist's $10 million pilot program aimed at encouraging business expansion with low-interest loans.

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Sex Offender Law

Posted: 01/08/2009 - An appeals court has ruled that the federal government cannot hold sex offenders in custody beyond the end of their prison sentences.

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Parents of Slain Woman Want Stricter Informant Law

Posted: 01/08/2009 - The family of a 23-year-old woman killed in a botched police drug operation joined lawmakers in announcing they'll push for a law to better protect confidential informants like their daughter.

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Bill Clinton to Speak in Florida

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to speak at a dinner raising money for a Martin Luther King Jr. memorial.

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Florida Budget Deficit

Posted: 01/08/2009 - The Florida House is debating a budget-reduction package that includes nearly $1 billion in spending cuts for schools, health care and other state functions.

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