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How partial government shutdown is affecting one Tampa family listen

10/02/13 Se
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: Tampa, Army, government shutdown, National Guard

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President Barack Obama has summoned congressional leaders to the White House the second day of a partial government shutdown.

House Speaker John Boehner's office says the invitation is a sign that the president might be backing down.

But an Obama adviser said the president would urge House Republicans to pass a spending bill that didn't include provisions on health care or other demands.

Meanwhile, there have been some rumblings from Republicans who want to reopen the government. GOP...

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Rebecca tells of her brutal rape in the U. S. Army

06/14/12 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Rebecca tells the story of her brutal rape by a fellow soldier at the Army Base. She then tells of the consequences to her and her violator. Rebecca suffered a traumatic brain injury and years of bad health-The perpetrator was charged with intoxication -no mention of the sexual assault.. His military career continues today uninterrupted. Rebecca has gone on to be an active co-coordinator in the Walk Against Rape and is involved in getting help for victims of these assaults in the military...

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