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The Boston Globe


Mass. Guard staff must take time off

Budget cuts require furlough days

In the past year, the Massachusetts National Guard has aided the state in disasters including Hurricane Sandy, the February blizzard, and the Boston Marathon bombings. This week, the Guard helped secure the city’s Fourth of July celebration, the first since the Marathon attacks.

But starting Monday, many employees of the National Guard will be asked to stay home.

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