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Responders from a National Guard CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) during the Vigilant Guard 2013 exercise at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla., May 18, 2013. CBRNE stands for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive. (Source: Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa/Florida National Guard)

Defense To End Civilian Furloughs, But They Could Return

Civilian Defense Department workers in Florida and across the nation are getting some relief from furloughs that have forced them to take weekly unpaid days off since July 8.

CBS Miami–08/07/2013

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz will headline a New Hampshire Democratic Party fundraiser on Saturday. (Source: CBS4)

Wasserman Schultz Questions National Guard Furloughs During Storm Season

With the peak of the 2013 hurricane season approaching, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is urging congress to end National Guard furloughs which started July 8th and are set to continue through September.

07/16/2013

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Scott Questions Nat’l Guard Furloughs With Storm In Atlantic

Governor Rick Scott is using the possibility of Tropical Storm Chantal impacting Florida’s coast by this weekend to question sequestration implemented by Congress and the White House earlier this year.

CBS Miami–07/08/2013

MOORE, OK - MAY 22: Major General Myles Deering of the Oklahoma National Guard tours Plaza Towers Elementary School after it was destroyed by a tornado that ripped through the area on May 22, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

National Guard Facing Furloughs And Other Cuts

Across the nation, thanks to Congressional gridlock, the National Guard is preparing for major cuts and furloughs due to the automatic budget cuts contained in the federal sequestration.

CBS Miami–07/05/2013

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Center Could Be Part Of NOAA’s Planned Furloughs

For many Americans, the impacts of sequestration have been hard to quantify past some added inconvenience at the airport. But NOAA’s plans to deal with sequestration could have an impact on weather forecasts and the National Hurricane Center.

CBS Miami–05/02/2013

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FAA Ends Air Traffic Control Furloughs

Less than a week after the Federal Aviation Administration furloughed 10 percent of the nation’s air traffic controllers the agency has done an about face.

04/27/2013

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Targets Air Traffic Controller Furloughs

While one in 10 air traffic controllers have been forced to take furlough days to help balance the federal budget, so far, Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale International Airport have avoided any lengthy delays through Monday morning.

CBS Miami–04/22/2013

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Airline Union Protests Planned AA Job Outsourcing

Last month, American Airlines angered airline union leaders when it announced more than 1,500 employees would be laid off by the end of the year. These leaders will join AA employees and area voters at the airport to discuss the outsourcing of security-conscious jobs.

CBS4–10/18/2012

Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado (Source: CBS4)

Regalado: Furloughs May Fill $23 Million Budget Gap

Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado has bad news for city workers: the only way he may be able to fill a $23 million budget gap is by forcing them to take unpaid furlough days, according to CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald.

CBS4–08/26/2012

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Miami Herald Announces More Job Cuts, Furloughs

The Miami Herald Media Company has announced yet another round of job cuts at its Miami newspapers.

CBS4–08/29/2011

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