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Shutdown Cut Lake Lake Mead Visits

Visitation was down sharply at the Lake Mead Recreation Area during the government shutdown late last year.

03/03/2014

President Barack Obama speaks to members of the press regarding the government shutdown. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

University Feels Pinch From Government Shutdown

The University of New Mexico is feeling the pinch from the federal government shutdown.

10/16/2013

Food Stamps Help Bridge Gap For 20 Percent Of Americans Who Struggle With Hunger

Live And Local With Kevin Wall 10/14/13: Shutdown Day 14; Glenn Cook

Kevin takes calls on topics such as the government shutdown, SNAP cards, and more.

10/14/2013

File photo of the Grand Canyon.  (credit:  JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Grand Canyon Ongoing Opening Depends On State Cash

Arizona will have to send more cash to the federal government by late Wednesday if Congress still hasn’t passed a budget and the state wants the Grand Canyon National Park to remain open this coming weekend.

10/14/2013

Senate majority leader Harry Reid meets President Obama in the Oval Office of the White House. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Analysis: Barack Obama And Harry Reid

Pair with differing styles working toward same goal

10/14/2013

Arizona is using state funds to reopen Grand Canyon National Park. (Getty Images)

Grand Canyon Reopens With Arizona State Funds

Arizona reached a deal Friday with the Interior Department to pay for Grand Canyon National Park to completely reopen using state and local funds during the federal government shutdown.

10/11/2013

U.S. Governors Association Executive Committee member Utah Gov. Gary Herbert talks to reporters after the committee met with President Barack Obama at the White House on Dec. 4, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Utah Governor: Government Shutdown Has Cost State $100 Million

Herbert estimated the economic impact of the federal government shutdown on Utah at $100 million.

10/11/2013

File photo of Zion National Park. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Utah Sends Money To Reopen National Parks

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert wired money from state taxpayers that will reopen the state’s national parks 12 days after they were closed because of the government shutdown.

10/10/2013

U.S. Congressman Joe Heck (R-Nev) (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Live And Local With Kevin Wall 10/09/13: Joe Heck, Wayne Allyn Root

Congressmen Joe Heck talks about the government shutdown. Heck says he expects resolution soon.

10/09/2013

Gov. Brian Sandoval warns that Nevadans could lose benefits if the federal government shutdown continues. (Getty Images)

Sandoval Warns Of Fallout From Federal Shutdown

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is warning state residents they may lose some federally funded benefits if the government shutdown continues.

10/08/2013

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