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Ford’s Theatre In D.C. Reopening With Private Funds

Ford’s Theatre is reopening its doors and resuming performances with private funding, even though the government shutdown is continuing into a third week.

10/15/2013

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House GOP Unveils Bill To Counter Senate Debt Plan

House GOP leaders moved Tuesday to counter an emerging Senate plan to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.

10/15/2013

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Md. Awaits Decision: Debt Limit Looms As Shutdown Continues

Furloughed Marylanders are waiting for a decision. A possible breakthrough in negotiations to end the government shutdown and raise the debt limit could be near.

10/14/2013

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Thousands Push Through Barriers In D.C. To WWII Memorial

A march to get things going again in D.C. Thousands arrived at the National War World II Memorial, pushing through barriers Sunday morning to protest the government shutdown.

10/13/2013

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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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Police ID Jersey Man Who Set Self On Fire On National Mall

Police have identified the man who set himself on fire on the National Mall in the nation’s capital and later died of his injuries.

10/08/2013

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At Least 26,000 File For Unemployment In D.C., Md. Amid Shutdown

Furloughed federal government workers have filed more than 10,000 claims for unemployment benefits in the District of Columbia as the government shutdown has persisted nearly a week.

10/08/2013

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Academy Football Teams Begin Second Uncertain Week

The service academy football teams are preparing to play this weekend’s scheduled games while still facing some uncertainty because of the partial government shutdown.

10/08/2013

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