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These are the headlines for the morning of Tuesday, October 1, 2013…

*The U.S. Congress Fails to Pass a Temporary Spending Bill Prompting the First Partial Government Shutdown in 17 Years
*Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act Begins Despite Government Shutdown
*The University of California Makes Changes to its Health Insurance Coverage, UCSB Faculty Association Issues a Statement of Concerns
*Santa Barbara County Supervisors to Meet in Closed Session on Home Care Workers
*A Coalition of UC Students Are Set to Meet with Incoming UC President Janet Napolitano, Treatment of Undocumented Students on the Agenda

Co-Producers: Nathalie Vera, Monica Lopez