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File photo of smoke from a fire. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Shutdown Snags N.M. Firefighter’s Widow’s Benefits

The widow of a Forest Service firefighter found dead in northern New Mexico says the partial federal government battle has snagged her late husband’s survivor benefits.


Government Shutdown Closes Statue Of Liberty

Live And Local With Kevin Wall 10/01/13: Niger Innis, Jon Hager, Steve Sisolak

Jon Hager, Executive Director of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange joins the show to talk about the launch of the Affordable Care Act. He also answers questions from callers on ObamaCare.


Lake Mead is seen in the distance behind boats in dry dock near the Lake Mead Marina. (photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Shutdown Impacts Lake Mead, Red Rock

The federal government shutdown that began early Tuesday morning is already affecting a popular spot for visitors.


A view across the Grand Canyon.  (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Fed Shutdown Would Block Access To Grand Canyon

Looking over the edge of the Grand Canyon. Check. Touring the iconic park by Jeep. That might have to wait.


File photo of Rep. Jim Matheson (D-UT).  (credit: Mark F. Sypher/Getty Images)

Matheson Bucks Dems, Votes Vs. Health Care Law

Rep. Jim Matheson of Utah was one of only two Democrats who crossed party lines to vote for legislation to eliminate funding for the 3-year-old health care law and simultaneously prevent a partial government shutdown.


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Federal Shutdown May Affect You

If the federal government shuts down at midnight tonight, the effects could be felt here in the Las Vegas area.

CBS Las Vegas–04/08/2011