Federal workers back to work after 16-day shutdown

Federal workers back to work after 16-day shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) - Barriers went down at federal memorials and National Park Service sites, and thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to work across the country today after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown. Among the sites reopening were Gettysburg National Park in Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Capitol visitors center. Hundreds of others across the country were ready to follow suit throughout today.

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