In The Event Of A Government Shutdown, Here’s The List Of What Would Be Open And Closed!!!

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After all of the commotion caused regarding our first government shutdown in 17 years, we have a list that makes the thought much more realistic. Despite the continuation of negotiations, many federal workers are anticipating some time off from work. For the average person, hit the jump to see how the shutdown will affect you.

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(Video) Watch Live Coverage Of The Senate Meeting About Shutting Down The Government!

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In lieu of the impending Government Shutdown that the U.S. is facing, the Senate is currently meeting to discuss spending, figuring out what strings need to be pulled for the Affordable Care Act to get passed, and speaking on what needs to get done in order for the Government to stay fully operational.

Also known as “Obamacare,” the Affordable Care Act provides universal healthcare for all, but there is a huge amount of controversy surrounding it. This has been a bill that President Obama has been fighting long and hard to pass, but has yet to successfully do so due to conflicting views in the Senate amongst political parties. However according to President Obama, if the Affordable Care Act does not get passed by the Republican party immediately, the Government will be completely shut down until further notice.

Check out the live stream of the politicians debating on the Senate floor below.

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Google Reports More Removal Requests From Who???

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Google has been reporting the number of request companies and governments ask for particular material to be removed from its searches for three years now. Google reports that from July to December 2012, it received 2,285 government requests to remove 24,179 pieces of content.

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Update: Meningitis Outbreak Still Going-NECC Shutdown!!!

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The New England Compounding Center has been shuttered permanently due to the ongoing outbreak and evidence pointing the finger at the facility. 323 cases of stroke and other afflictions have been reported stemming from spinal injections of their steroid. 14,000 people may have received such an injection prior to the recall issued on September 26th. Click below to read more.

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Tech Talk Web: Feds Shut Down Illegal Sports Streaming Sites!!!

I know this is a pain for a lot of New Yorkers with Time Warner Cable being MSG has not settled a contract with them. During PPV events like boxing fights and Wrestlemania I have seen links thrown around my TL of streaming sites. Money is being lost with these sites so the Feds stepped in. Check out the full story on the shut down after the jump.



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Tech Talk Graph: See Exactly How The SOPA Blackout Played Out!!!


This has been such a nail biting experience, Will SOPA, or Won’t SOPA pass. Will there be the Internet as we know it or Won’t there be the Internet as we know it. Well for now the Bill is on Hold, But you can hit the Jump and see how the Infamous Blackout of Jan. 18th in a nifty little timeline.

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[BREAKING NEWS]: Senate Rejects Temporary Spending Bill

The Senate has voted to reject the temporary spending bill passed by the House late last night. Congress headed into votes Friday to try to avert a government shutdown that is slated to occur on Oct. 1 if a continuing resolution bill is not passed. Continue reading after the jump.

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A $5.5 Billion Bill Is The Reason Postal Service Might Shut Down This Winter

The United States Postal Service has long lived on the financial edge. The agency is so low on cash that it will not be able to make a $5.5 billion payment due this month and may have to shut down entirely this winter unless Congress takes emergency action to stabilize its finances. Hit the jump to read the rest of the story.
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LIRR To Stop At Noon on Saturday

Listen– if you’re in NY and have any plans tomorrow, even if it’s to go to the mall… consider re-scheduling now! Gov. Cuomo and the MTA have announced that The Long Island Rail Road is planning to suspend service at about noon Saturday in advance of Hurricane Irene. Read more after the jump…

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