Federal Government Shutdown
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With shutdown over, state, local services get back on track
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 4:08pm.

videoNow that the federal government is open again services around the country are getting back on track. In the Cape Fear organizations that had to make cuts during the shutdown are working hard to bring programs back to people in our area.

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Obama signs bill, government back open after 16-day shutdown
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 6:52am.

videoThe government reopens its doors today after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan measure last night to end a 16-day partial shutdown and avert the possibility of an economy-jarring federal default.

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High-demand NC food banks getting funds
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 2:25pm.

North Carolina food banks faced with increased demand because of high unemployment and government assistance delays are getting nearly $3 million.

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Funding secured to continue WIC program in North Carolina
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/10/2013 - 10:54pm.

North Carolina state government announced Thursday night it will resume issuing benefits to poor women and their children through a federally funded program, two days after announcing the US government shutdown would force their suspension.

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NC inn stays open, declares victory over shutdown
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/10/2013 - 7:44am.

A private hotel and restaurant forced to close during the partial federal government shutdown because it leases a federal government building on federally owned land is reopening its doors along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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WIC, Wave feeling impacts of federal shutdown
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 1:09pm.

video The impact of the federal government shutdown continues to be felt locally. Today New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet let commissioners know that the county's Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program and Wave Transit are now being impacted thanks to a lack of federal funding for the programs.

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Employees take a loss to provide care during Shutdown
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 4:47pm.

New Hanover County said it will not tap into its fund balance to aid programs affected by the Government Shutdown. To make up for funding cuts, some have had to make personal sacrifices to keep day-to-day activities running smoothly.

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FIRST ON 3: Government shutdown costing New Hanover Co. $300,000 a week; Planning service cuts
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 3:05pm.

videoIn response to lost funding, the administration is moving forward with the following reduction plan, effective immediately, to generate the necessary weekly reduction of $300,000...

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Army Ground Forces Band unable to perform at UNCW due to government shutdown
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 1:11pm.

While the show must go on, it will be without the Army Ground Forces Band at UNCW Thursday due to the government shutdown. Instead, the Wind Symphony will perform solo.

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Workers not happy as shutdown threatens jobs, pay
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 3:57pm.

video Federal workers at Sunny Point formed a picket line at the ammunition depot's main entrance today. For these members of the American Federation of Government Workers, it's their way of protesting a government shutdown that could send them home to wait for paychecks.

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