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U.S. appetite for drugs begets violence migrants are fleeing
Topic - Donald Hense
D.C. officials warned Wednesday that they will have to close charter schools, turning away 35,000 students, unless President Obama and Senate Democrats relent and pass a bill carving the city out of the government shutdown.
The looming deadline is particularly risky for new startups and small charters that do not have substantial cash reserves, he said.
"It's illegal to have people come to work and to knowingly be aware you are not able to pay them," he said.