Arkansas Expects Furloughs to Rise, Number Unclear

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press  on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 9:34 am  

"We were running a real close risk of telling Monday American Airlines and everybody else, quit coming to Fort Smith," Beebe said.

Beebe, a Democrat, criticized Congress for the budget standoff that's led to the shutdown.

"If you get the feeling that I'm frustrated with what those people up there are doing, you are absolutely right," Beebe said.

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