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Even as thousands flock to the D.C. area to observe Memorial Day, police presence in the region is being scaled back: Sequester cuts are forcing furloughs in the U.S. Park Police and other agencies.
While the Blue Angels have canceled all shows in light of sequestration, the Ocean City Air Show will happen as scheduled.
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner says a piecemeal approach to the sequester isn't going to help lawmakers agree to a grand deal that would address the nation's budget problems.
Stephen Fuller, director of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University, says the region's economy is still growing, housing prices are up and the unemployment rate is still low.
Sequestration has spurred a lot of grim conversation about federal job loss.
The Pentagon has sent Gov. Martin O'Malley a letter on the impact of automatic federal budget cuts, including cuts at Fort Meade and Andrews Air Force Base.
With no deal yet to stop automatic, federal budget cuts, the threat of unpaid leave looms for federal workers.
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As economic policy goes, experts say, the automatic spending cuts that kick in Friday are - to use a technical term - bone-headed.