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Hundreds face furlough in case of shutdown

CHEYENNE — Hundreds of federal employees in Wyoming could face furloughs next week.

Unless Congress and President Donald Trump can break their deadlock over funding for a southern border wall, money for departments like Agriculture, Interior, Treasury and Commerce is set to run out at midnight Friday, leaving scores of locals in limbo.

Lawmakers approved money for other parts of the government, in...

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