Furloughed? Don't miss these shutdown freebies

Posted: 11:18 AM EDT Oct 03, 2013   Updated: 0:42 AM EDT Oct 04, 2013

The government shutdown isn't all bad -- at least for some furloughed workers.

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From tacos and gym memberships to career counseling and cooking classes, businesses in Washington, D.C. -- and across the country -- are offering a slew of freebies and discounts to federal workers impacted by the government shutdown.

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