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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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Miami airport to close terminal as gov shutdown continues

Miami International Airport is closing a terminal this weekend due to the government shutdown because security screeners have been calling in sick at twice the airport's normal rate.

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The Latest: Miami airport to close terminal amid shutdown

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local):

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How's the US economy doing? Shutdown makes it harder to say

The partial shutdown of the U.S. government has begun to make it harder to assess the health of the economy by delaying or distorting key reports on growth, spending and hiring.

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Federal workers seek loans, second jobs as shutdown lingers

Rachael Weatherly is a senior adviser for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but she's considering trying to get a job at a grocery store.

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Shutdown squeezing Alabama city built on federal spending

Once known for its cotton trade and watercress farms, Huntsville, Alabama, is now the ultimate government town: About 70 federal agencies are located at the Army's 38,000-acre Redstone Arsenal. More than half of the area's economy is tied to Washington spending.

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Government shutdown won't stop MLK holiday week observances

The government shutdown has shuttered popular Atlanta tourist attractions tied to the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. but won't derail 10 days of events leading up to Jan. 21 — the federal holiday honoring the late civil rights leader.

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Payday without pay hits federal workers as shutdown drags on

Payday will come Friday without any checks for about 800,000 federal employees affected by the government shutdown, forcing workers to scale back spending, cancel trips, apply for unemployment benefits and take out loans to stay afloat.

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