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National Zoo Braces For Government Shutdown

With a federal government shut down looming, it would be business as usual for animals at the National Zoo, but not for 30 percent of the zoo's staff and 100 percent of zoo visitors.

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Shutdown Could Have Devastating Effect On D.C. Economy

The looming possibility of a shutdown of the federal government could have a huge impact on our local economy. Some businesses are preparing for the worst.

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Federal Shutdown Would Cause Cut In D.C. Services

In the District, leaders are warning residents to brace for a huge drop-off in city services if the federal government shuts down.

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Potential Federal Shutdown Would Hurt Virginia Economy, Leaders Say

It's not just residents and businesses inside the D.C. city limits that will be affected by a federal government shutdown, should it come to that.

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Compromise Made On Pensions, Prescription Drugs In Maryland

A panel of Maryland lawmakers has settled pension and prescription drug differences between the House of Delegates and Senate.

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New Center To Combat Foreclosures, Improve Financial Literacy

Much of the Washington region wasn't hit as hard by the nation's foreclosure crisis as many other areas, but Prince George's County, Md., was and it's predominantly African-American.

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