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Travel plans canceled because of shutdown? How about a refund?

Oct 3, 2013
National parks are closed, so vacations are ruined. Vacations are ruined, so vacationers are asking for refunds -- and sometimes they're actually getting them.
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When it all falls down: A debt ceiling disaster scenario

Oct 3, 2013
The impact of the shutdown pales compared to a fight over the debt ceiling, and a possible government default.
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Government shutdown impacts private companies too

Oct 3, 2013
The shutdown isn't only affecting federal employees -- the private sector is struggling too.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, Small Business, national parks

Weekly jobless claims rose slightly to 308,000

Oct 3, 2013
Weekly jobless claims rose slightly, but still a bit lower than expected.
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NASA interns lose their space. (Different kind of space).

Oct 3, 2013
The government shutdown left NASA interns in Mountain View, Calif., homeless.
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Government shutdown 2013 and the (sometimes) lowly contractor

Oct 3, 2013
There are 800,000 government workers who aren't being paid. But how about the hundreds of thousands of government contractors?
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, government contractors, Jobs

If October 2013 never happened, economically speaking...

Oct 2, 2013
There's a good chance the government won't release monthly jobs numbers this Friday -- so what happens to economists’ ability to assess any recovery?
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, Labor Department, jobs report

One windfall from the shutdown? Political donations

Oct 2, 2013
Both parties are using the government shutdown to raise money and it’s working -- for now.
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Markets fret over the shutdown and debt ceiling

Oct 2, 2013
Worries about the shutdown lead to more worries about the debt ceiling.
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Despite being traditional allies, big business now fed up with Capitol Hill

Oct 2, 2013
President Obama meets with top finance executives Wednesday to discuss the debt ceiling.
Posted In: debt ceiling, government shutdown 2013

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