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Guthrie Theater Employees Taking 1-Week Furlough

As many as 140 full-time employees with the Guthrie Theater will take a one-week furlough, most during the month of January, according to company officials. Trish Santini, the director of external communications at the Guthrie Theater, said the furloughs are across the board an include employees in all areas, including management.

01/15/2014

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Paulsen, Ellison Reassure Constituents About Gov’t Shutdown’s End

The federal government shutdown is now affecting Minnesota jobs. The state will lay off 105 health department workers immediately, and thousands of other federal workers in the state will face the same fate. And Congress appears to be standing still. According to Congressman Erik Paulsen’s office, he skipped out on his own event Monday to head back to Washington to work on ending the shutdown. Some disappointed constituents, like Michael Waring of Edina, said they wanted to talk with him about ending the shutdown – even if it means joining with Democrats to do it.

10/07/2013

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Nat’l Weather Service Cuts Could Put Minnesotans In Harm’s Way

We’ve heard recently about furloughs for FAA air traffic controllers which have been suspended, but there is another agency facing funding cuts: NOAA, which could jeopardize the safety of all Minnesotans when severe weather strikes.

05/06/2013

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Congress Passes Bill Putting Air Traffic Controllers Back To Work

There’s big news Friday if you’re planning to take a trip anytime soon. Late Thursday night, Congress made a move to alleviate flight delays caused by the furloughs of air traffic controllers.

04/26/2013

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Delays Expected After FAA Begins Employee Furloughs

Heading to the airport? Be sure to pack your patience. The FAA has begun furloughing its employees, including air traffic controllers, starting Sunday.

04/21/2013

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Air Traffic Controllers Brace For Budget Cuts

Air Traffic Controllers have been told they will receive letters by Monday that will outline how the automatic cuts in federal spending will affect their jobs.

03/02/2013

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