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10/18/2013 6:00 AM | Matt Guilhem | KVCR |
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KVCR's Matt Guilhem reports on how the recent federal government shutdown affected the agency that delivers social services to hundreds of thousands of disadvantaged local residents.

8/31/2013 11:10 AM | Scott Neuman | NPR |

President Obama said Saturday he had decided to take military action against Syria, but that he would seek a congressional mandate for the action, which he said could come "tomorrow, next week or one month from now."

8/28/2013 7:28 AM | Scott Horsley | NPR |
President Obama will stand in the symbolic shadows of Martin Luther King and Abraham Lincoln Wednesday, as he marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.   Aides say Obama will use the opportunity to celebrate the progress that's been made, thanks to the civil rights movement. He'll also discuss the work that he says still has to be done to realize King's dream of racial justice in America.

President Obama will stand in the symbolic shadows of Martin Luther King and Abraham Lincoln Wednesday, as he marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Aides say Obama will use the opportunity to celebrate the progress that's been made, thanks to the civil rights movement. He'll also discuss the work that he says still has to be done to realize King's dream of racial justice in America.

8/27/2013 11:41 AM | Bill Chappell | NPR |
The threat of furloughs loomed large early in 2013, when mandatory budget cuts seemed certain to force federal workers to skip anywhere from 10 to 22 days of work without pay this year. A new tally by Federal News Radio shows that many agencies have taken fewer than half the days they had predicted.

The threat of furloughs loomed large early in 2013, when mandatory budget cuts seemed certain to force federal workers to skip anywhere from 10 to 22 days of work without pay this year. A new tally by Federal News Radio shows that many agencies have taken fewer than half the days they had predicted.

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