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About 30 government workers got paid by mistake Friday — but not for long

As hundreds of thousands of federal workers fretted Friday about how they will pay bills amid the government shutdown, the missed paychecks turned out to be particularly cruel for nearly three dozen employees at one obscure government agency. Their checks slipped right through their hands, or at...

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Federal workers in Minnesota describe pain from missed paychecks

A handful of federal employees joined Sen. Tina Smith at a news conference at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

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If our policymakers keep pushing Americans with lunatic economic policies, you're going to start to see voters vote for some very radical candidates, very radical, and that's guaranteed.

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“In some sense, they’re better off,” says the president’s top economic adviser of federal employees not getting paychecks.

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At the stroke of midnight Saturday, the partial government shutdown entered its 22nd day and became the longest in U.S. history.

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WASHINGTON —President Donald Trump saluted a Black Hawk helicopter hovering over the Rio Grande on Thursday, seeking to highlight the need for $5.7 billion for his trademark border wall to stop what he calls an "invasion."

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US workers are winning, big time

Lost in all the headlines about the federal shutdown and the war over the wall is some hugely important news: The US economy has taken a seriously worker-friendly turn. America is enjoying its best job market in decades, with unemployment at a nearly 50-year low, people rejoining the workforce in...

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Honolulu Federal Credit Union, which was founded in 1936 by Hawaii-based federal employees, is offering a 0.5 percent interest rate on loans up to $5,000 for people furloughed by the partial federal government shutdown.

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Honolulu Federal Credit Union offering 0.5 percent loan to furloughed workers

Honolulu Federal Credit Union, which was founded in 1936 by Hawaii-based federal employees, is offering a 0.5 percent interest rate on loans up to $5,000 for people furloughed by the partial federal government shutdown.

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Food pantry offering free groceries to furloughed government workers

Nationwide, some 800,000 workers, more than half of them still on the job, missed their first paychecks Friday.

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Trump says changes coming in US handling of high-tech visas

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Donald Trump on Friday promised changes in the way the U.S. handles temporary visas that allow American companies to bring high-tech and other skilled workers into the U.S.In a tweet, Trump said those who hold the temporary H1-B visas can "rest assured" because changes...

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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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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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Seattle airport holds fair for federal workers

The Port of Seattle hosted a resource fair for the hundreds of federal workers who work at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to guide them as the partial federal shutdown becomes the longest in history (Jan. 11)         

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Seattle airport holds fair for federal workers

The Port of Seattle hosted a resource fair for the hundreds of federal workers who work at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to guide them as the partial federal shutdown becomes the longest in history (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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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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Sale of Aveda Institute Minneapolis will involve layoffs

The new owner already offered to rehire all affected workers. Still workers say anxiety is high.

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