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Courts to cut pay for federal defenders

08/19/2013 2:30pm
The federal courts say that private lawyers paid to act as federal public defenders will have their salaries slashed as part of an attempt to survive government cost-cutting measures.

Budget cuts mean fewer children at Head Start

08/19/2013 3:34pm
Automatic federal spending cuts will reduce the number of low-income children in Head Start's preschool programs by more than 57,000 during the next school year, the Office of Head Start said Monday.