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How Automatic Budget Cuts Could Affect South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS - The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own budget office. The numbers reflect the impact of the cuts this year. Unless Congress acts by Friday, $85 billion in cuts are set to take effect from March-September.

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Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) (C)
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Analysis: Obama, GOP See No Need to Stop Cuts

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans both seem content to fight out their latest showdown on the current terrain, let across-the-board spending cuts take effect on March 1.

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The South Dakota National Guard is making plans for furloughs, should the automatic:"sequestration" be made. The cuts would happen if no agreement is reached between President Obama and Congress.
The South Dakota National Guard is making plans for furloughs, should the automatic:"sequestration" be made. The cuts would happen if no agreement is reached between President Obama and Congress.

Agencies Brace for Sequestration Cuts

Government agencies on every level are keeping an eye on Washington and watching to see if the so-called "sequestration" cuts are made.

Officials with the South Dakota National Guard say automatic spending cuts could force them to furlough 548 of the Guard's 918 full-time employees for one day a week for 22 weeks, beginning in late April, if the automatic cuts are made

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U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-SD)
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Senator John Thune – ‘Sequestration Will Happen’ [AUDIO]

March 1st is the deadline for our elected leaders in Washington D.C. to get a deal done to avoid sequestration. South Dakota Senator John Thune believes it will happen.

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President Obama
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Will The Government Let Sequestration Happen [VIDEO]

There has been a lot of squawking about whether sequestration will happen.  Dastardly federal government budget cuts that will be the end of the world as we know it according to some.  Threats of rancid meat, national park closings and air tra

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The clock is ticking on the so-called "sequestration"  budget cuts. The deadline is March 1.
The clock is ticking on the so-called "sequestration" budget cuts. The deadline is March 1.

Clock is Ticking on Sequestration

The prospect of across-the-board budget cuts, the so-called "sequestration," looms ever closer, and the clock is ticking.

March first is the deadline, and Congress and President Obama don't appear to be rushing toward any kind of agreement

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