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Taking the Kids: 12 sites to see in Washington, D.C., during the shutdown
Of course it's disappointing if you were planning to visit a national park or Washington, D.C., during the government shutdown, which has closed top attractions, including the 19 Smithsonian Museums, the National Zoo and the National Mall. It's even more disappointing to all those who rely on the tourism industry in Washington, D.C.
By Eileen Ogintz, Tribune Content Agency
October 10, 2013