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Kerry: Iraq Approves Inclusive Government

Secretary of State John Kerry says Iraq has approved what he calls a new, inclusive government.

Political infighting in Iraq has been partly blamed for creating the conditions that allowed the terror group ISIS to seize huge areas of that country

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Another Phone Scam Fooling Residents

New Bedford Police are warning residents of yet another apparent phone scam.

The latest scheme seems to target elderly women, telling them over the phone they owe large sums of money to the federal government

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Fairhaven Annual Town Meeting at Hasting's Middle School

Town Meeting Leads To Government Structure Changes

A plan to make Fairhaven's governmental structure more streamlined has gotten the approval of town meeting members.

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Government Shutdown Could Idle One Million Workers

Hundreds of thousands of federal employees will report to work this morning. Most will be sent home and no one knows when they'll be back on the job.

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Boehner: It’s an Emergency, Where’s The Senate?

House Speaker John Boehner says the nation is facing a budget emergency and the Senate, like the House, should be in session to help avert a government shutdown.

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Shutdown Showdown Intensifies Over Obamacare Delay

The White House and congressional Democrats say House approval of a delay in President Barack Obama's health care law does nothing but push the government closer to a partial shutdown in less than 48 hours.

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Government Can’t Even Print Bills Properly

Imagine, the only this country knows how to do right is print money, and they screw that up, too! The Fed is returning more than 30 million new $100 bills - totaling 3 billion dollars - to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing because of a big misprint, resulting from using too much ink.

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Obama Laying Out Vision for Good Governance

President Barack Obama is laying out a vision for better government services delivered at lower taxpayer expense.

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Tax Credits,flickr

Is Government Heading Towards Nationalizing Your 401K?

In a lot of cases, government can mess up a two-car parade! But many are asking why Uncle Sam would want to manage your 401K?

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Automatic Spending Cuts Start Taking Effect Friday

Automatic spending cuts start taking effect sometime today. Roughly 85-billion dollars in across-the-board cuts have been mandated in a so-called sequester.

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