Minden Press-Herald

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Sep 20th

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Partial government shutdown in place

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-running dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law stalled a temporary funding bill, forcing about 800,000 federal workers off the job and suspending most non-essential federal programs and services.

The shutdown, the first since the winter of 1995-96, closed national parks, museums along the Washington Mall and the U.S. Capitol visitors center.

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Picture of gunman's path to Washington Navy Yard clearer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Through a wall at his Rhode Island hotel, Aaron Alexis could hear them — voices harassing him, wanting to harm him. He couldn't sleep. He believed peopl...

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Contract worker behind Navy Yard shooting rampage

Contract worker behind Navy Yard shooting rampage

WASHINGTON — The deadly attack at the Washington Navy Yard was carried out by one of the military's own: a defense contract employee and former Navy reservist who used a ...

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Fleming on Obamacare

Fleming on Obamacare

The October 1 deadline for the enaction of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is just a few weeks away.

Congressman John Fleming, R-Minden, says he is concerned ...

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‘Obamacare’ contractors projecting confidence

WASHINGTON — Major contractors hooking up the internal plumbing of President Barack Obama's health care law projected confidence Tuesday that they will be ready to go by ...

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Early look at health law’s premiums

WASHINGTON — Coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law won't be cheap, but cost-conscious consumers hunting for lower premiums will have plenty of options, ...

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Twinkies to return next week

Twinkies to return next week

NEW YORK (AP) — Twinkies don't last forever, but they'll have more staying power than most people remember when they return to shelves next week.

Hostess Brands LLC says t...

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