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article imageAmber Alert website down due to government shutdown

By Justin King     Oct 6, 2013 in Politics
The Department of Justice website that provides updates on missing children is currently down “due to the lapse in federal funding.”
The website,, acts as a national clearinghouse for reports of missing children across the country. Not only will the site not be updated, the U.S. Department of Justice saw fit to close pages of the website that do not require updates, such as the page that lists the contact information of various state level agencies that issue Amber Alerts.
Those wishing to report a missing child and have an Amber Alert issued can contact their local law enforcement agency or state police.
The Amber Alert website from the Department of Justice is shutdown.
The Amber Alert website from the Department of Justice is shutdown.
Since its inception in 1996, the Amber Alert program has recovered over 600 missing children.
President Obama’s favorite golf course at Andrews Air Force base is scheduled to remain open. The President, and members of both the House and Senate will receive their paychecks during the government shutdown.
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