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July 22, 2013
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Sequestration hitting home for military families

Although the results may not been known for several weeks or months, the implementation of furloughs for about 650,000 civilians working for the Department of Defense — including about a thousand employees in Northern Nevada — began 10 days ago and will last until the last full week of September. As part of sequestration, the DOD had originally planned to start furloughs for government employees working for the military, but the agency along with the various military services, delayed implementation and reduced the number of days; nevertheless, employees will lose about 20 percent of their pay during the next three …

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