Businesses, City Relieved By Return Of Federal Workers
October 17, 2013
It was back to work Thursday for thousands of federal employees in Washington, D.C., following the end of the 16-day government shutdown. The return to work was also a relief for business owners and city officials, who have been hurt by the loss of income from federal workers and tourists.
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