Tag Archives: Government shutdown

Even The Dead In Florida Won’t Escape Government Shutdown Effects

By 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.

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How High Springs Police Snagged A $600,000 MRAP For $2,000

By 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.

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Government Shutdown Affects Military Death Benefits

By 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.

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Governor Rick Scott Speaks to Mayo Residents About Shutdown

By , and 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.

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What North Floridians Need To Know About The Debt Ceiling

By and 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.

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Government Shutdown Halts Operations for Foster Grandparents Program

By 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.

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Government Shutdown Could Have Negative Effects On Research

By and on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 1:44 pm

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.

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Government Shutdown Strains National Guard’s Preparation For Tropical Storm Karen

By 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.

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Locals Protest Shutdown at Yoho’s Office

By and on October 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 9:28 am

Locals protested the government shutdown and furlough on over 800,000 federal employees at Rep.Ted Yoho’s Gainesville office.

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