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"To go. You're going to have to wait to find parking when it's really busy around here. You're going to have to wait a little extra time at your ticket counters to check in Bush says there's been a troubling trend, TSA agents have confiscated over 6300 firearms at checkpoints so far this year alone, speaking at Reagan national airport Bush said firearms and ammunition will be flagged. We will identify it. We will call the local law enforcement over. We will be cited by the police with a criminal citation and violation of Virginia law. Kate Ryan, WTO news. And knew this afternoon, the Senate takes a big step toward Congress avoiding a government shutdown ahead a day ahead of the deadline. Wow. Let's go live to Capitol Hill in WTO's Mitchell Miller. Now that's an achievement, Mitch. It is quite an achievement 24 hours to spare. On this vote, Ye's a 68, the nays are 29. Vermont senator Patrick Leahy, the chair of the Senate arms Senate appropriations committee announcing the vote on the $1.7 trillion omnibus bill, Leahy is retiring after more than 40 years in Congress, and he's seen a lot of these last minute votes ahead of the holidays. The legislation includes $45 billion for Ukraine, coming just a day after the historic address to Congress by Ukrainian president volodymyr zelensky, it also includes more than $850 billion for defense, including a 4.6% pay increase for the military. The legislation now goes to the house where it's also expected to be approved ahead of that Friday midnight deadline and allowing lawmakers to leave before Christmas. Reporting live on Capitol Hill, Mitchell Miller, WTO be news. Zelensky's historic visit to Washington is still reverberating around here. He's national security correspondent JJ green. Right now, Ukraine appears to be winning. And the reason why they say this is because of the circumstances in Ukraine, Russia has been pushed back, failed at every goal that's tried to reach. And Russia's continuing to lose momentum. And now one really interesting thing, they're relying on Belarus to train Russian troops, which is something that never happened before. Russia always considered Belarusian military trainers as inferior to theirs. So this tells you where they stand. Meantime, we're learning that while zelensky's visit came together at the last minute, the seeds for the trip were planted a couple of months ago. House speaker Nancy Pelosi talked about a visit with Ukrainian officials back in October. Then earlier this month, zelensky told President Biden the time was right for him to travel. Things fell into place quickly after that. Unfolding this afternoon, fallen crypto magnate Sam bankman freed will be allowed to live under house arrest at his parents home in California, while he awaits his fraud trial connected to the collapse of his FTX trading platform. That is, if he can post a $250 million bond. A prosecutor in Manhattan federal court says bankman fried and his words perpetrated fraud of epic proportions while outlining strict bail terms, the judge agreed to the terms and says bankman freed will also have to wear an electronic monitor. Upper hand on double DTP will get you caught up
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Nurses At Saint Vincent Hospital In Worcester Near Boston Go On Strike
"In Worcester are on strike. WBC's James RoHaas reports Day one started early this morning. And at this point no one knows when it will end. The last nurses strike. It took place at ST Vincent Hospital was about 20 years ago and lasted 49 days. This strike, according to nurse Bill Leahy could go longer. Realistically, I don't think they're gonna budge. But I think if you have the community of Worcester that we have served for so many years, you have the legislative people behind us. You have the public and I think maybe the pressure at that point might turn it around. Some 800 nurses are joining bill out here by the entrance of the hospital on Summer Street, striking against staffing numbers and hospital conditions. Tenet Healthcare is the parent company and says they've presented the best proposal to nurses in years and cause this strike it during a pandemic Irresponsible and Worcester James RoHaas WBZ Boston's news radio at 11