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Spending cuts Americans will feel the most

POSTED: 10:18 AM PST Feb 21, 2013    UPDATED: 11:46 AM PST Mar 01, 2013 

With no deal in place in Congress, $85 billion in sweeping federal spending cuts will take effect today, targeting everything from defense to education. Here's where Americans will really feel the impact of the cuts.

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Crime and justice. Federal prosecutors will have to close some cases if cuts are imposed. Federal courts will see a quarter of their employees furloughed and jury trials could be suspended because there will be no money to pay juries.

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