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Computer Glitch Shuts Down Food Stamp Access In 15 States, Including Md.

It was a cash-only day for Marylanders who typically buy groceries with food stamps. A computer glitch caused chaos in the aisles of supermarkets here and around the country, temporarily shutting down access.

10/12/2013

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D.C. Lottery To Stop Paying Players Due To Shutdown

The D.C. Lottery’s slogan is “Lots of people win.” But until the federal shutdown is over, nobody wins.

10/11/2013

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Maryland-Based Charitable Organization Helps Families Of Fallen Military Members

A Maryland-based charitable organization steps up to help those impacted by the government shutdown at a time of devastating loss.

10/10/2013

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Man Takes Mower To National Mall During Government Shutdown

One man has taken it upon himself to mow and clean up the grounds around the Lincoln Memorial during the government shutdown.

10/10/2013

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Charity To Pay Military Death Benefits

The Obama administration, scrambling to tamp down a controversy over suspended death benefits for the families of fallen troops, announced Wednesday that a charity would pick up the costs of the payments during the government shutdown.

10/09/2013

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D.C. Mayor Appeals To Reid To Free City’s Funds

Washington’s mayor confronted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on the steps of the Capitol Wednesday about the federal shutdown that has imperiled the city government, eliciting a terse reply from his fellow Democrat.

10/09/2013

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U.S. Government Work Is Losing Cachet For Some

There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.

10/06/2013

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Pentagon: Most Furloughed Civilians Ordered Back

The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.

10/05/2013

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Tensions Reach Boiling Point As Government Shutdown Heads Into Weekend

President Obama wants a temporary bill on his desk with no strings attached. That’s the message he is sending to House Republicans, as the partial government shutdown heads into the weekend.

10/04/2013

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Air Force, Navy End Unusual Week On Football Field

Air Force and Navy will meet on the football field Saturday after an unusual week of preparation that saw emotions swing from disappointment to elation.

10/04/2013

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President Obama Cancels Trip To Asia As Government Shutdown Enters 4th Day

Late Thursday night, President Obama cancels a planned trip to Asia, with no end to the government shutdown in sight.

10/03/2013

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8-Year-Old Cancer Patient Among Those Affected By Government Shutdown

Every week, hundreds of patients, including children, are admitted to new clinical trials at the National Institutes of Health. Now many are losing hope as the government shutdown continues.

10/03/2013

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