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Government Announces You Must Be 18 to Buy E-Cigarettes

There's some big news in the tobacco world.

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New Texas Laws You Need To Know About in 2016

There are several new laws becoming effective on January 1st, 2016 in the state of Texas, including the controversial open carry allowance.

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Proposed Bill Would Make It Illegal for Citizens to Film Law Enforcement Officers

Thanks to modern technology, more and more citizens are filming police officers and their actions. Now, Texas Representative Jason Villalba wants that made illegal and yes, as it's currently worded, you could be arrested for it.

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Hilarious Survey Reveals Americans Like Witches and Hemorrhoids More Than Congress

With the government shutdown rolling on, it’s no surprise to hear Americans don’t exactly have a high opinion of Congress.

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The Government Shutdown – Will It Affect You In Amarillo?

With the government shutdown, you might be wondering what might be affected in our area. Here is a short list of what is affected nationally and some of the local services.

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Congress Gridlocked Over Continuing Resolution Legislation
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Federal Government Shuts Down, No One Knows for How Long

As of 12:01 a.m. EST on Tuesday, the federal government closed down. Congressional leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate were unable to reach an agreement on a budget or a temporary fix, known as a continuing resolution, before the start of the new fiscal year on October 1.

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Welfare Pays More Than Working & In Some Cases More Than Teachers

In a recent study it was shown that welfare benefits actually pay more than minimum wage in 35 states. And in some of those states, it pays a lot more.

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Supreme Court Hears First of Two Gay-Marriage Cases

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the case that is challenging the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage. It is the first of two gay-marriage-related cases the court will hear this week; on Wednesday it will hear arguments in United States v. Windsor, a challenge to the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

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Drink Up: Judge Blocks New York’s Large-Sugary-Drink Ban

Looks like you'll be able to a large Coke in restaurants after all, following a New York State Supreme Court judge's ruling.

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The United States Wants to Ban Boozehounds From UN Budget Meetings

Drunken diplomats could soon be banned from attending United Nations budget negotiation meetings. That’s because earlier this week, the United States put forth a proposal asking the committee to consider prohibiting lushes and boozehounds from disrupting negotiations held by the budget assembly. 

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