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Federal Government Shutdown

With shutdown over, state, local services get back on track

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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. Full story...
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Obama signs bill, government back open after 16-day shutdown

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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. Full story...
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High-demand NC food banks getting funds

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North Carolina food banks faced with increased demand because of high unemployment and government assistance delays are getting nearly $3 million. Full story...
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Funding secured to continue WIC program in North Carolina

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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. Full story...
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NC inn stays open, declares victory over shutdown

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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. Full story...
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WIC, Wave feeling impacts of federal shutdown

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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. Full story...
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Employees take a loss to provide care during Shutdown

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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. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Government shutdown costing New Hanover Co. $300,000 a week; Planning service cuts

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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... Full story...
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Army Ground Forces Band unable to perform at UNCW due to government shutdown

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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. Full story...
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Workers not happy as shutdown threatens jobs, pay

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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. Full story...
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Federal shutdown scraps games at service academies

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The Defense Department says it has temporarily suspended all sports competitions at the service academies as a result of the partial government shutdown. The decision jeopardizes this weekend's football games - Air Force at Navy and Army at Boston College. Full story...
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NC government responding to federal shutdown

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Potentially thousands of North Carolina state workers will be sent home or see hour and pay reductions as the federal government enters a partial shutdown because of the spending showdown between President Obama and Congress. Full story...
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Burr closes district offices as government shutdown begins

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With a federal government shutdown underway, Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) has closed his district offices, including here in Wilmington. Burr has also closed his offices in Winston-Salem, Asheville, Gastonia and Rocky Mount. Full story...
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NC tourism official urges planning for travel

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With a federal government shutdown underway, officials in North Carolina are urging people who want to travel on the Blue Ridge Parkway to see the fall foliage to consider making some plans. Full story...
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If government shuts down, you still have to file taxes

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video With a federal government shutdown looming, many are wondering how that will affect the Cape Fear area. Full story...
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