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Furlough Friday

Employees at the IRS, EPA, HUD and OMB, about 115,000 people, had an extra long Memorial Day weekend. As a result of across-the-board budget cuts, Friday became an unpaid holiday for 5 percent of the federal workforce.

(Photo: AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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