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Furloughed workers seeking unemployment pay in D.C.

WASHINGTON — Federal workers who are furloughed because of the government shutdown are filing for unemployment benefits. Najla Haywood, a spokeswoman for the D.C. Department of Employment Services, says all initial claims for unemployment should be filed online due to ...

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Americans anxious, irritated as government shuts down

The partial government shutdown that began Tuesday threw into turmoil the household finances of some federal workers, with many facing unpaid furloughs or delays in paychecks. Park ranger and father-to-be Darquez Smith said he already lives paycheck to paycheck while ...

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Government shutdown impact: Tourists, homebuyers hit quickly

WASHINGTON — If the government “shuts down” next Tuesday, your mail will still come. Doctors will see Medicare patients. NASA will keep talking to the astronauts circling Earth on the Space Station. In fact, the majority of government will remain ...

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Next steps as Congress works through budget mess

WASHINGTON — As Congress confronts a potential federal shutdown Tuesday and a need by Oct. 17 to extend the government’s ability to borrow money, what to watch for. —The Senate: Most senators left town after the Democratic-controlled Senate approved a ...

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Airlines, pilots sue government over furloughs

WASHINGTON — Predicting a nightmarish air travel snarl that will stretch from coast to coast, the airline industry and the nation’s largest pilots union joined forces Friday to sue the Federal Aviation Administration over its decision to furlough air traffic ...

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