Furloughed Employees Head Back To Work, But Worries Remain

The bill approved late Wednesday will only fund the government through Jan. 15 and lift the debt ceiling through Feb. 7.


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St. Louis Could Be Hit Hard by Boeing Furloughs

Boeing warns: some St. Louis employees may be in line for furloughs, thanks to the gridlock in Washington.


SugarFire Smokehouse in Olivette is giving away free "government shutdown sandwiches" to government workers who were told to stay home this week. (KMOX/Allison Blood)

SugarFire Smokehouse Offers Free Sandwiches to Furloughed Employees

The Government Shutdown Sandwich has turkey, pork, brisket, lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayo. “Its just a big mix-up,” head chef David Molina told KMOX.


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St. Louisans Prepare for Potential Government Shutdown

Federal lawmakers were trying Monday to reach a spending agreement to avert a shutdown after midnight. In St. Louis, the most immediate effects would include the closure of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and the Gateway Arch.


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Government Shutdown May Affect Thousands at Scott AFB

Spokeswoman Karen Petitt says the threatened partial shutdown may mean two-thirds of the base’s 5,000 civilian workers could be furloughed.


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Scott AFB Civilian Furloughs Set To Begin July 8

Nearly 4,500 civilian workers will take an unpaid day off as part of the automatic federal spending cuts.


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Furloughs To Hit More Than 6,000 Military Workers

Kansas military officials are juggling schedules and changing plans to accommodate furloughs of more than 6,000 civilian employees because of federal budget cuts.



National Weather Service: Furloughs Threaten Weather Forecasting

“It’s like playing chicken with the American public.” says spokesman


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Will Scott Air Force Base Be Spared from Another Round of BRAC?

Rep. Shimkus admits the concern is always there, but he believes some time will pass before the next Base Realignment and Closures occur.


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Illinois National Guard Furloughs to Affect 1,300

1,300 of its civilian employees will be taking 14 days of furloughs through the end of this fiscal year.



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