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USS Constitution seeks to make up $100,000 shortfall

Employees at the USS Constitution Museum are tightening their belts and brainstorming ways to raise money after being set back more than $100,000 during the government shutdown, officials said.

On a daily basis, the museum normally has 1,000 visitors and raises about $7,000 through donations and purchases at the gift shop, said Museum President Anne Grimes Rand.

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