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Government Shutdown Hits D.C.’s Food Truck Business

Business has plummeted for Washington’s food truck industry due to the government shutdown, forcing some trucks to lay off staff and stay parked at home.

10/07/2013

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Shutdown Keeps NTSB From Investigating Fatal Metro Accident

Federal transportation safety officials say they have decided against sending investigators to the site of a fatal welding accident in a Metro subway tunnel in Washington because of the government shutdown.

10/07/2013

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Gas Prices Dropping, Partially Due To Government Shutdown

Side effects of the government shutdown: gas prices are dropping. It’s an unintended consequence that has drivers smiling.

10/06/2013

Navy

Game On! Navy & Air Force Play Despite Shutdown

Despite a government shutdown, the highly anticipated game between Navy and Air Force went on as scheduled after the Department of Defense gave the go-ahead to play.

10/05/2013

Capitol Hill

Prospect For Quick End To Shutdown Is Remote

Prospects for a swift end to the 4-day-old partial government shutdown all but vanished Friday as lawmakers squabbled into the weekend and increasingly shifted their focus to a midmonth deadline for averting a threatened first-ever default.

10/04/2013

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Closed Tourist Sites In D.C. Boost Business In Baltimore

Thanks to the government shutdown, tourism in Washington, D.C. is taking a big hit. National parks and museums remain closed.

10/02/2013

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Metrorail Ridership Drops 22 Percent With Shutdown

Metro says it is seeing a 22 percent drop in rail ridership due to the federal government shutdown.

10/02/2013

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Shutdown Won’t Hit Navy Yard Building 197 Workers

Employees who work at the Washington Navy Yard’s building 197, where a gunman killed 12 people last month, will not be affected by the government shutdown.

10/02/2013

Social Security

Watching & Waiting: Federal Workers In Md. Impacted By Government Shutdown

The first day of the shutdown and Marylanders are already feeling the pain.

10/01/2013

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Govt. Shutdown Puts Service Academy Sports On Hold

Army, Navy and Air Force might be forced to skip their football games next weekend because of the partial government shutdown.

10/01/2013

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What’s Changing, What’s Not, In The Shutdown

Campers in national parks are to pull up stakes and leave, some veterans waiting to have disability benefits approved will have to cool their heels even longer, many routine food inspections will be suspended and panda cams will go dark at the shuttered National Zoo. Those are among the immediate effects when parts of the government shut Tuesday because of the budget impasse in Congress.

10/01/2013

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National Zoo Panda Cam Would Go Dark In Shutdown

Officials say the Smithsonian’s National Zoo panda cam and all other live animal cameras will go dark in the event of a government shutdown. The zoo will be closed to visitors as well.

09/30/2013

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