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5 surprising things the government shutdown will shutter or keep open

10/01/2013 4:04pm
As the federal government suspends all non-essential programs, some effects leave people scratching their heads or surprised they are funded by the federal government.

Government shutdown halts aid to Utah WIC recipients

10/01/2013 5:56pm
Roughly 65,000 Utahns who use the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, more commonly known as WIC, will lose that assistance thanks to Monday night's federal government shutdown. Many say they did not see it coming.

Your fault! No shutdown end; Dems, GOP trade blame

10/01/2013 7:55pm
First slowed, then stalled by political gridlock, the vast machinery of government clanged into partial shutdown mode on Tuesday and President Barack Obama warned the longer it goes "the more families will be hurt."

Utahns feeling impact as shutdown kicks in

10/01/2013 11:11pm
The shutdown of the U.S. government is affecting Utahns in many ways — everything from the closure of national parks and federal land to forced furloughs for government workers.