Navy Shipyard Exposed to Possible Sequester Defense Cuts : News Photo

Navy Shipyard Exposed to Possible Sequester Defense Cuts

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A U.S. Naval vessel receives repairs in the Speede General Dynamics dry dock at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. Government spending cuts, known as sequestration, set to take effect tomorrow will be felt at the local level as defense contractors and other businesses in Virginia take a hit, possibly eliminating as many 200,000 jobs, according to Republican Governor Robert McDonnell. Photographer: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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A U.S. Naval vessel receives repairs in the Speede General Dynamics dry dock at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. Government spending cuts, known as sequestration, set to take effect tomorrow will be felt at the local level as defense contractors and other businesses in Virginia take a hit, possibly eliminating as many 200,000 jobs, according to Republican Governor Robert McDonnell. Photographer: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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