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October 4, 2013 3:23 PM

Head Start in Lexington area to stay open, use line of credit during shutdown

Without federal funds, the Lexington-based Community Action Council will use its line of credit at the bank to pay employees at 11 Head Start programs during the partial shutdown of the U.S. government, its executive director said. In another effect of the shutdown, at the office of U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Kentucky, 31 employees, of a staff of about 90, and one contractor have been furloughed, U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey said Friday.

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