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Shutdown ruins vacations, hurts local economies

Stop at a cafe in the remote stretches of northern Arizona and southern Utah in the fall, and you're likely to hear a mix of languages as tourists from around the world step into the iconic western landscape, marked by breathtaking canyons and massive rock formations.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 06:39am EDT

Tags: vacation, economy

Shenandoah hotels temporarily lay off employees due to shutdown

The closure of national parks, including Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, has led to more than 300 temporary layoffs in the state, according to the Virginia Workforce Network and the company that runs several hotels in the park.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 02:18pm EDT

Tags: Shenandoah National Park, shutdown, Delaware North Cos. Parks & Resorts, Luray

What would Ronald Reagan do?

President Barack Obama has invoked the words and wisdom of former President Ronald Reagan more than once. Upon taking office in 2009, the president expressed hope that he could become a transformational president as Reagan was.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 12:30pm EDT

Tags: dick uliano, Ronald Reagan, Kenneth Duberstein, shutdown

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Shutdown could wipe out region's economic growth

The partial government shutdown could erase the entire year's projected economic growth for the Washington region, if it continues for three weeks, said Stephen Fuller, director of George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 10:37am EDT

Tags: shutdown, Stephen Fuller, George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis, economy, Kristi King

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Who knew? Shutdown casualties shatter stereotypes

Taking out a mortgage. Getting married in a park. Going for a fall foliage drive. Cashing a check. Who knew that so many random activities of daily life could be imperiled by a shutdown of the federal government?

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 08:31am EDT

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National Fallen Firefighters Memorial ceremony forced to move because of shutdown

The grounds of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial are secured with padlocked gates because of the government shutdown, preventing a ceremony from taking place over the weekend.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 08:12am EDT

Tags: Kristi King, National Fallen Firefighters Memorial

Long shutdown could lead to real hardship in affluent suburbs

There are some visible signs of the federal government shutdown outside Washington. Some scenic bypasses are closed and Gravelly Park along the George Washington Parkway is closed. But the real pain outside of downtown D.C. may not show up for a week or two if the shutdown lasts a while.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 05:21am EDT

Tags: Sharon Bulova, shutdown, Hank Silverberg, Fairfax County,

Honor Flights granted access to WWII memorial

World War II veterans who have traveled from across the country to the federal memorial that honors them are not being denied access, despite the government shutdown.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 09:57pm EDT

Tags: shutdown, Nick Iannelli, Honor Flight, World War II memorial, veterans

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Furloughed workers seeking unemployment pay in DC

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 03:50pm EDT

Tags: shutdown, furlough, D.C.

Food trucks, street vendors hard hit by shutdown

Food trucks and street vendors that are part of the everyday landscape of D.C. are finding sales way off because of the federal shutdown.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 01:51pm EDT

Tags: shutdown, food trucks, street vendors, Smithsonian, White House, Hank Silverberg

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