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October 2, 2013
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Although the federal government c;osed many services at midnight Monday, the U.S. Senate provided good news to active duty military personnel by approving a bill to ensure they are paid on time. Those soldiers and sailors serving in the Nevada National Guard and at Naval Air Station Fallon, respectively, are affected locally by the ruling. The reason for the government shutdown and emergency furloughs for nonessential civilian employees centers on the House Republicans not wanting to pass a budget that does not include a delay or defunding of Obamacare. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., however, said the Senate would …

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