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United Way teams up with Nourish NC to feed federal workers

Friday morning, several organizations joined forces at Wilmington International Airport to take help some government workers.

Here’s how businesses, agencies are helping federal workers

The following businesses and agencies have announced responses to help federal employees left without paychecks during the government shutdown.

Government shutdown delays loan process for home buyers

The country is on day 26 of the government shutdown. It continues to plague businesses and employees around the country.

Shutdown leads to freeze on grant funding for vital local non-profit

Last week, the center's executive director and board received the email they knew inevitably was coming. Key grant funds are now frozen and the center is going to have to be careful with finances until the government reopens.

Coast Guard wife speaks out three weeks into government shutdown

Day 21 of the partial government shutdown is making families worried. The Cape Fear is home to hundreds of coast guard employees, who continue to work without pay.

Cape Lookout’s beaches open to public during gov’t shutdown

The Cape Lookout National Seashore in North Carolina will remain as accessible as possible during the government shutdown.
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Federal shutdown begins after lawmakers fail to reach deal

A partial federal shutdown took hold early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump's demands for $5 billion to start erecting his cherished Mexican border wall, a chaotic postscript for Republicans in the waning days of their two-year reign controlling government.

Senate Democrats derail bill to avert shutdown

Senate Democrats appear to have derailed a Republican bill aimed at preventing a federal shutdown set to begin as soon as the calendar flips to Saturday.
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Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown

A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported.

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