Local schools, airports, others brace as sequestration deadline looms
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Delayed flights. Closed government offices. Services brought to a standstill. Employees told to stay home and forget about collecting a paycheck.
That's what may be in store today in the Hudson Valley as sequestration takes effect and federal officials begin to cut more than $85 billion in federal expenditures.
The funding cuts are "incredibly painful for Westchester County, for Rockland...