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Topic - Bill Prutzman
Hours into the federal government's shutdown, the negative effects were already showing around the Washington area.
"Today is about the emptiest I've seen it," said Bill Prutzman, 54, a contractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which is headquartered in the building.
"We'll see tomorrow how it is," she said.