Impact Of Government Shutdown Felt In North Texas

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – As the federal government struggles with its shutdown, people in North Texas are feeling the impact as well.

Some workers sent home, a Presidential library closed and some local parks are on the verge of shutdown as well. Among them, Hickory Creek Park on Lake Lewisville. It’s run by the U-S Army Corps of Engineers and campers there have until 8 o-clock Wednesday night to leave.

“We’re going to try to find another place close by if we can,” said Eric Grest of Livingston, Texas, as he loaded firewood into the bed of the pickup truck he tows behind his coach sized RV. Grest is pulling up stakes after just two days here. He and his wife planned to stay two weeks. But the shutdown forced them out.

Deanna and Clint Blackmon got the news today from apologetic park officials…

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