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Immigration debate expected when Abbott and O’Rourke take stage

On Friday night, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and his Democratic opponent former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke will square off in their only scheduled TV debate this election. It will be hosted by Border Report's parent company, Nexstar Media Inc., and held on the South Texas border where immigration issues are expected to take center stage.
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FEMA announces federal funding for Buchanan and Tazewell Counties after July disasters

WASHINGTON, (WFXR) — FEMA has announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to Virginia to help recovery efforts in Buchanan and Tazewell Counties after the devastating flooding and mudslides in July. FEMA said in a statement to WFXR “Public assistance federal funding is available to the commonwealth, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit […]
TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA

Biden approves disaster declaration for Buchanan Co.

BUCHANAN COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – President Biden approved a Major Disaster Declaration in Buchanan and Tazewell Counties on Friday, opening the Southwest Virginia areas to federal assistance after flooding in July. According to the White House’s press website, the president approved the measure to supplement ongoing recovery efforts in the region. The move was lauded […]
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FDA wants new definition of ‘healthy’ food

WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — It says “healthy,” so it must be good for you, right? Putting the word on items can have a huge positive impact when it comes time for someone to buy an item. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recognizes that as well as the need to make sure people […]
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Congress reaches deal to avoid government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Nexstar) — Congress has reached a deal to temporarily fund the government, avoiding a government shutdown with hours to spare. Lawmakers prevented a shutdown by passing a stopgap measure that funds the government through December. “We in Congress have a responsibility to the American people to keep the lights on,” said Jim McGovern (D-Mass.). […]
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