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Idaho Monument Chief of Interpretation and Education: Government Shutdown Means No One Searching For Missing Woman

The partial government shutdown has made the search for a Boise, Idaho woman more difficult.

Jo Elliott-Blakeslee, 63, was missing at Craters of the Moon National Monument. But with 16 staff employees having been placed on furlough as the shutdown began, no one was looking for her Tuesday morning, according to Ted Stout, chief of interpretation and education at the monument.

Source: CBS News. Read full article. (link)

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    But Ted Stout is apparently still working? Clearly, Education and Interpretation is an essential service.