Government Shutdown

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Volunteers & Port-A-Potties Help Prevent Government Shutdown From Haunting Salem

The partial federal government shutdown is riling witches and visitors alike in the Massachusetts city that held the notorious witch trials of 1692, where officials have lined up dozens of volunteers and some portable toilets to replace services lost when the National Park Service closed its visitor center.


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Pembroke Mom Says Government Shutdown Could Cost Her Son’s Life

A mom from Pembroke says she’s worried the government shutdown could ultimately end up costing her son his life.


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Corrections Officers Forced To Work Without Pay During Government Shutdown

Corrections officers at the Devens Federal Medical Center who are overseeing mob bosses, sex offenders, and accused terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are working without pay.


Hyundai And Kia Recall 1.9 Million Vehicles In U.S. For Airbag And Brake Light Problems

Hyundai To Defer Payments For Federal Workers

Hyundai is offering to defer new-car payments for 800,000 workers who have been furloughed due to the partial U.S. government shutdown.


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Official: Service Academy Games Will Go On

Army is scheduled to travel to Boston College this weekend, and Air Force will play at Navy in Annapolis, Md.


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NightSide – Government Shutdown And It’s NightSide’s Birthday!

The only present we want is for you to tell your friends about NightSide.

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Toucher & Rich: Adolfo The Tour Guide

With the government shutdown going on there are many things around the city that are closed that people visiting probably would have liked to check out. Toucher & Rich sent Adolfo out with a sign advertising free tours and inform tourists that walked up about our lovely city’s history.

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Salem Maritime National Historic Site. (WBZ-TV Photo)

Volunteers Help Salem Tourists On First Day Of Government Shutdown

Workers helped hundreds of tourists outside of the visitor center in Salem on the first day of the government shutdown. Hundreds of thousands flock to the area for Halloween festivities that start this week.


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Keller @ Large: Voters Not Impressed With Political Fear-Mongering

I tweeted a request for comment on the impending government shutdown and what people tweeted back to me was pretty interesting.


A sign marks a closed corridor in the U.S. Capitol. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Partial Government Shutdown Irritates Americans

The partial government shutdown that began Tuesday threw into turmoil the household finances of some federal workers, with many facing unpaid furloughs or delays in paychecks.