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Here are three things you need to know for Monday, Oct. 7

*U.S. Treasury Secretary tells Congress it’s playing with fire as the country nears closer towards its Oct. 17 deadline to increase the nation’s borrowing power or risk default.
*Sikorsky Aircraft, a military contractor, cancels shutdown-related furloughs
*New York City Mayor Bloomberg said a prolonged shutdown could delay federal aid for Superstorm Sandy

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