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Federal shutdown furloughs thousands in Ill.

ST. LOUIS | The U.S. government's first shutdown in 17 years rippled across Illinois on Tuesday, forcing unpaid furloughs of thousands of civilian military workers and hundreds of others responsible for maintaining key stretches of the nation's inland shipping system.

October 01, 2013 3:34 pm

East Chicago, Gary workers still face furloughs

Strained municipal budgets are forcing government employees of at least two Lake County cities to take furlough days this year.

February 23, 2013 8:26 pm
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