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Congress Likely To Avoid Government Shutdown (At Least For Another Week)

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Now that President Trump has dropped demands on border wall funding and health care, negotiators on Capitol Hill look back on track to fund the government until they work out other sticking points.

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Cord-Cutting Leads ESPN To Target On-Air Personalities In Massive Layoffs

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ESPN has lost 10 million subscribers since 2011. Today, to cut costs, the sports network is expected to lay off 100 employees. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal.

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Shutdown Averted: White House Backs Down On Health Care Demands

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The White House appears to be backing down on multiple demands that were threatening a partial government shutdown, including withholding subsidies to help low-income people under Obamacare.

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Trump Administration Calls For 'Massive' Tax Cut

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President Trump spelled out his opening bid in what's likely to be a lengthy debate over tax policy. Trump wants what he calls a "massive" cut in tax rates, but even some Republicans warn that could balloon the federal deficit.

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Trump Administration Proposes 'Massive' Tax Overhaul And Tax Cut Plan

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The details of the measure will be worked out in talks with Congress; the effect on the deficit is unknown.

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ESPN Layoffs Begin, And Some 100 Employees May Lose Jobs

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The cuts have already hit some well-known names, including veteran NFL reporter Ed Werder, college football analyst Danny Kanell and college basketball reporter C.L. Brown.

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Nasdaq Hits 6,000 For First Time

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The record comes after strong performances from companies like Apple and Facebook recently. We check in with CNN's Maggie Lake.

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2017 Northeast Broadcasting Employment Fair

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Monday, March 20th at WVIA Public Media Studios

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2016 Northeast Broadcasting Employment Fair

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Monday, March 21st from 4-6pm

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Ed Slott's Retirement Road Map

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Airs Thursday, March 17th at 8p on WVIA-TV

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