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FILE - In this May 8, 2012, file photo Bill Blye looks at birds and an eagle's nest from a shelter at the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge in Alabama, N.Y. Across America the government's work is piling up, and it's not just paperwork. Subsequent to the Oct. 1, 2013, partial federal government shutdown wildlife rehabilitator Wendi Pencille wonders what will happen to federally-protected, wounded eagles and ospreys in the wildlife refuge, while the shutdown keeps hunters and birdwatchers out. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)

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