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A rope blocks off the Lincoln Memorial during the government shutdown.
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A rope blocks off the Lincoln Memorial during the government shutdown.

The government shutdown has been quite the roller coaster ride, so this week we're exploring "Ups and Downs." We'll ask federal workers how they're coping, and discuss how long the D.C. government can defy the feds and remain open. Plus, we'll hear how Head Start preschool programs are being affected by the one-two punch of the shutdown and the sequester. Plus, we'll go physically up and down with a man whose YouTube reviews of local elevators receive thousands of hits.


[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks]

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