19 Jan '18, 7pm

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If Congress fails to pass a federal spending bill before the deadline on Jan. 20, it will trigger a "government shutdown" for the first time since 2013. This means many staffers will be on furlough or indefinite leave, with some federally administered services , including "head start" education programs, likely on pause. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has a vague plan to keep parks open, but without rangers to supervise them. How does this work, exactly? Nobody knows Surprisingly, national parks are expected to stay open. Perhaps fearing yet another public relations black eye if social media were flooded with photos of forlorn kids locked out of scenic vistas, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has instituted a vague plan to keep access to some lands, but without park rangers to supervise them. How does this work, exactly? Nobody knows . Interior says it “will still allow limite...

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