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EPA workers Kathy Kaufman and Carla Oldham help clean Herndon Park in Durham during furlough. (Leoneda Inge/WUNC)
EPA workers Kathy Kaufman and Carla Oldham help clean Herndon Park in Durham during furlough. (Leoneda Inge/WUNC)

About 2,000 people who work for Environmental Protection Agency in North Carolina are not at their jobs today, due to the government shutdown.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Leoneda Inge of WUNC reports on what some of them are doing with their time off.

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This segment aired on October 8, 2013.

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