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The commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard called the ongoing partial government shutdown "unacceptable" following reports that some Coast Guardsmen are relying on donations from food pantries while their regular paychecks remain on hold.

"We're five-plus weeks into the anxiety and stress of this government lapse and your non-pay," Adm. Karl Schultz said in a video message to service members. "You, as members of the armed forces, should not be expected to shoulder this burden."

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Coast Guard families struggling with trying to pay their bills amid a government shut down were just sent a helpful tip sheet of ways they could earn extra money, such as holding a garage sale or walking the neighbor's dogs. Well, that's nice.

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Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer died Sunday, Sept. 25 from complications with a heart condition at age 87.

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Founding Father Alexander Hamilton is in the midst of renaissance, largely due to the wildly successful Broadway musical “Hamilton.” These days, his name can be found often alongside George Washington’s, in the annals of history, and all over New York City.

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The U.S. Coast Guard Southeast was forced to rescue an ultra-marathoner trying to run from Florida to Bermuda in an inflatable bubble for a second time on April 24.

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