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Shutdown furloughs hit SSDI system

Social Security checks are going out, but many disability determination office workers are staying home. (AP photo/Bradley C. Bower)
Social Security checks are going out, but many disability determination office workers are staying home. (AP photo/Bradley C. Bower)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The federal government shutdown that has idled hundreds of thousands of workers is starting to ripple through states.

States are now laying off employees and warning of thousands of additional furloughs if the budget stalemate is not resolved soon.

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