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The Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell is going through major setbacks due to the government shutdown.
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.
Families who have lost loved ones in the military are not receiving death benefits during the government shut down.
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.
An economics professor at the University of Florida explains what the debt ceiling is and how it is affecting North Florida.
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.
Preparations for Tropical Storm Karen have been difficult because of the government shutdown’s effect on the National Guard.
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.