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Deal reached to reopen federal government, vote goes to House

Senate leaders say they've come to an agreement to avoid a default and reopen the federal government ahead of Thursday's deadline.  Watch 9News at 5 for the latest developments.

Later on 9News at 6:  Radio transmissions show that a Sorrento police officer did not call in that he was chasing anyone on the night he crashed into another car.  He only called in after the crash happened.  WAFB's Cheryl Mercedes will have more tonight at 6.

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