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(NECN) - Asian markets are down Monday as worries increase that the U.S. government shutdown could bring the world's largest economy close to defaulting on its debt.
Sunday, House Speaker John Boehner ruled out a vote on a bill to raise the government's debt ceiling without concessions from President Obama.
This is before an Oct. 17 deadline.
Sam's Clubs is doing their part to help out Uncle Sam's men and women during the government shutdown.
Until domestic military base commissaries reopen, the wholesale store is offering free temporary passes to all military personnel, retirees and their families.
You'll need to show a military ID or proof of past or present military service.
Drivers are getting some relief at the pump.
According to AAA, the nationwide average price of a gallon of regular unleaded is $3.35.
That's about a nickel lower than last week and 18-cents cheaper than this time last month.
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