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Colorado food bank helps strapped federal workers

A Denver-area food bank is helping federal workers who are missing their paychecks due to the partial government shutdown. A spokeswoman for Food Bank of the Rockies says 75 percent of visitors Friday were furloughed federal employees. (Jan. 11)         

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Colorado food bank helps strapped federal workers

A Denver-area food bank is helping federal workers who are missing their paychecks due to the partial government shutdown. A spokeswoman for Food Bank of the Rockies says 75 percent of visitors Friday were furloughed federal employees. (Jan. 11)         

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US aviation system is starting to show strains from shutdown

Miami airport will close a terminal most of the weekend, the surest sign yet that the government shutdown is affecting air travel

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The Latest: Trump not ready to declare emergency over wall

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local):3:05 p.m.President Donald Trump says it would be easy for him just to declare a national emergency and find federal money to build a barrier along the southern border, but he's not going to...

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Cierre no detiene matrimonios ni devoluciones de impuestos

El IRS es autorizado para hacer los pagos. Y en DC aprueban Ley AMOR que permite los matrimonios durante el “shutdown”.

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Thiessen: Why it’s the dumbest government shutdown in U.S. history

It's dispute over 0.0998% of the total federal budget, an amount that, in DC, is considered a rounding error.

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Andy Biggs, Paul Gosar vote against back pay for federal workers in shutdown

Arizona's Reps. Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar voted against providing back pay for federal workers affected by the government shutdown.         

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Andy Biggs, Paul Gosar vote against back pay for federal workers in shutdown

Arizona's Reps. Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar voted against providing back pay for federal workers affected by the government shutdown.         

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Federal workers rally in Boston to demand end to shutdown

Federal workers who aren't getting paychecks amid the lingering government shutdown rallied in Boston Friday to call on President Donald Trump to drop his demand for funding for a wall on the southern U.S. border.

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Coast Guard families worry as shutdown drags on

Coast Guard families are becoming increasingly anxious about their finances as the government shutdown drags on with no end in sight. Coast Guard members, who are required to work during the standoff, worry they will miss their next paycheck on Jan. 15. (Jan.11)         

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Virginian federal workers recount shutdown pain

Virginian federal workers recounted the impact of the government shutdown Friday as it is about to become the longest in U.S. history. Many received pay stubs with nothing but zeros on them, deepening anxieties about unpaid bills. (Jan. 11)         

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Protests and closures across the US amid shutdown

Protests in North Carolina and closure of an airport terminal in Florida marked day 21 of the federal government shutdown. (Jan. 11)         

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Pissed-off federal employees post $0 pay stubs

Federal employees furious over the partial government shutdown vented their anger Friday in social media posts that show pay stubs with zero dollars in income. Oscar Murrillo Jr. of Lancaster, California, tweeted an image of his upcoming Jan. 15 earnings statement from NASA with a red circle around...

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Bill on federal workers’ back pay in shutdown heads to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to pay for his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall as pressure mounts to end the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government and deprived hundreds of thousands of workers of their salaries.

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Food Pantries Help Federal Workers, Coast Guard Amid Shutdown

Furloughed and unpaid government employees are struggling to buy necessities amid the weekslong government shutdown.

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Congress approves back pay — eventually — for furloughed federal employees

President Trump is expected to approve back pay for those sent home because of the partial government shutdown, once they go back to work.

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‘We Want to Work’: Federal Employees Brace for Hard Times

As the government shutdown drags on, 800,000 federal workers and their families are preparing to miss a paycheck. The Times reached out to some of them to hear their stories.

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Arches, Canyonlands national parks visitor centers reopening

Arches and Canyonlands national parks in southeastern Utah are reopening visitor centers that have been closed due to the nearly 3-week-old federal government’s partial shutdown.

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