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If The Government Shuts Down, You May Not Notice (At First)

Wed, September 25, 2013 9:03pm

Story by Scott Horsley

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Despite the doom and gloom, there would likely be limited economic impact from a government shutdown — at least initially. People who can't go to a national park just go to a movie instead. And in the last shutdown, in the 1990s, furloughed park rangers eventually collected retroactive pay.

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