Federal offices in Washington area closed Monday due to storm

WASHINGTON Sun Oct 28, 2012 6:14pm EDT

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal offices in the Washington, D.C., area will be closed to the public and non-emergency federal employees will be granted administrative leave on Monday as Hurricane Sandy approaches.

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management said on its website that employees scheduled to telework must work the full day or request leave. Sandy is expected to come ashore late on Monday.

(Reporting By Emily Stephenson; editing by Christopher Wilson)

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