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Agreement on short-term debt ceiling fix, averting crisis

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday an agreement has been reached with Republicans to extend the government’s borrowing authority into December, temporarily averting a debt crisis.

It’s in and it’s big: Senate unveils $1T infrastructure bill

After much delay, senators have unveiled their $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill.

Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday.

Senate confirms Biden 1st Cabinet pick as Democrats control

The Senate is now split 50-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris as a potential tie-breaking vote.

Pelosi, Schumer call for Trump’s immediate removal, threaten impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday called for the immediate removal of President Donald Trump following the breach of the Capitol by pro-Trump rioters Wednesday.

Congress urges Postal Service to undo changes slowing mail

Democratic and Republican lawmakers want the U.S. Postal Service to immediately reverse operational changes causing delays in deliveries nationwide.

CBO: Coronavirus pandemic could haunt economy until 2029

The epic economic swoon that has followed the coronavirus pandemic could haunt the U.S. for as long as a decade, with the Congressional Budget Office pegging the cost at nearly $16 trillion by 2029.

Schumer: Deal reached on major parts of $500B virus aid

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Tuesday that congressional Democrats and the Trump administration have reached a deal for an interim relief package to mitigate the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.

Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus relief package. Here’s what’s in it

The Senate passed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package late Wednesday night. The vote was 96 - 0.

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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.