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Independence Hall reopens after two week hiatus

Federal employees returned to work Thursday after a more than a 2-week hiatus as federal lawmakers couldn't agree on whether or not to raise the debt ceiling and agree on a spending plan.

The city's national historic land marks are now open for business.

Federal employees returned to work Thursday after a more than a 2-week hiatus as federal lawmakers couldn't agree on whether or not to raise the debt ceiling and agree on a spending plan.

Independence National Historic Park will open for tourists at noon.The Independence Mall Visitors Center opened this morning.

Other local national parks, such as Valley Forge National Park, reopened today.

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