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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Day 2 of government shutdown starting to impact state

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It's Day-Two of the federal government's partial shutdown, with no end in sight as the two parties stand their ground.  For Wisconsin, it has meant more limited recreation opportunities with the closings of national parks, forests, and wildlife refuges -- a reduction of in-state troops with the furloughs of 840 National Guard members and 900 civilians at Fort McCoy -- and a warning of possible cuts to a popular federal Subscribe or Log In

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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