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Beebe: Congress needs to work together after fight

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LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe says Congress has a chance to "act like adults" and work together on lowering the deficit now that the federal government has been reopened and the nation's borrowing limit raised. More>>

Disbelief to relief: World greets US budget deal

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LONDON - The world's disbelief at the political impasse in the U.S. turned to relief Thursday as the country stepped back from the brink of default. But experts and foreign officials warned that Washington's credibility had been damaged - a point President Barack Obama echoed. More>>

Stocks are mostly higher as debt impasse ends

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NEW YORK - The stock market is mostly higher in midday trading after Washington reached a last-minute deal to avoid a U.S. default and reopen the government. More>>

Federal workers back to work after 16-day shutdown

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WASHINGTON - Barriers went down at federal memorials and National Park Service sites, and thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown. More>>

Biden greets returning federal workers at EPA

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WASHINGTON - Some federal workers back on the job Thursday morning were getting a personal welcome from Vice President Joe Biden. More>>

End of shutdown may have come too late for LR abuse shelter

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LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - Even though Congress ended the shutdown Wednesday, the financial troubles for a Little Rock abuse shelter may be far from over. Many of us can breathe a sigh of relief now that Congress More>>

Government shutdown enters 16th day, college campuses impacted

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LITTLE ROCK (KATV) -- Even with the U.S. Senate reaching a deal to end the government shutdown, multiple employees and staff at public universities had to go home with out pay Wednesday. More>>

Some Ark. congressmen to vote to reopen gov't

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LITTLE ROCK - Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation have supported legislation to reopen the federal government and avoid a threatened national default. More>>

A deal: Voting to avoid default, open government

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WASHINGTON - Up against one last deadline, Congress raced to pass legislation Wednesday avoiding a threatened national default and ending a 16-day partial government shutdown along the strict terms set by President Barack Obama when the twin crises began. More>>

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