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APNewsBreak: Pentagon cuts number of furlough days

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon will sharply cut the number of unpaid furlough days civilians will be forced to take over the next several months from 22 to 14, defense officials said Wednesday, reducing the impact of automatic budget cuts on as many as 700,000 workers. According to defense officials, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made the decision Wednesday, as military service chiefs and...

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