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Federal shutdown would have some troops' paychecks

Posted Tuesday, Apr. 05, 2011

WASHINGTON -- U.S. military troops at war in Iraq and Afghanistan would receive one week's pay instead of two in their next paycheck if the government shuts down this weekend because of the federal budget impasse, a senior defense official said Tuesday.

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