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DoD websites go dark as shutdown enters second day

Oct. 2, 2013 - 03:39PM   |  
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Enjoy skimming through DoDís Early Bird news clips each morning? Well youíre going to have to find the news of the day for yourself until the government shutdown ends.

Pentagon websites, including the Early Bird, have slowly been going dark or scaling back posts as the shutdown enters it second day. National Defense Universityís website is completely down this morning.

DoDís homepage and many other Pentagon websites are sporting a red banner informing visitors ďsite updates are limited due to the government shutdown.Ē

About 400,000 of DoDís civilian workers are being furloughed until Congress passes a 2014 budget. This includes folks who work in public affairs offices that post information and maintain these websites.

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