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By Joonhee Suh on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 8:12 pm
The Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell is going through major setbacks due to the government shutdown.
By Joy King on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 8:04 pm
The Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, can safely travel through three and a half feet of water in complete darkness. The 48,000-pound armored vehicle can help rescue people during hurricanes and floods.
By Hannah Oliveto on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 5:51 pm
Families who have lost loved ones in the military are not receiving death benefits during the government shut down.
By Zak Dahlheimer, Colette DuChanois and Sean Bellafiore on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 3:07 pm
The governor visited the Lafayette County Courthouse in Mayo to listen and discuss the concerns of the small town’s residents, including the federal government shutdown.
By Caitlin Sinett and Heather van Blokland on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:50 am
An economics professor at the University of Florida explains what the debt ceiling is and how it is affecting North Florida.
By Joonhee Suh on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 8:37 am
Just days after being told they would no longer be able to get paid, some 92 Alachua county foster grandparents remain off the job, wondering when they can go back to doing what they love – helping children.
UF research departments have been heavily affected by the government shutdown. Some researchers are unable to come to work, and others are unable to contact their federally employed colleagues.
By Ebony Joseph on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 8:57 pm
Preparations for Tropical Storm Karen have been difficult because of the government shutdown’s effect on the National Guard.
By Katie Campbell and Donna Green-Townsend on October 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm
While visiting Gainesville, former Florida governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham voiced his opinion on current issues such as the government shutdown, conflicts in Syria and Silver Springs State Park.