Federal government offices in Washington closed on Tuesday

WASHINGTON Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:56pm EDT

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal government offices in Washington, D.C., will be closed to the public on Tuesday, as Hurricane Sandy threatens to cause extensive damage to the area.

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management announced that non-emergency employees will be granted administrative leave on Tuesday, and emergency employees are generally expected to report to their work sites.

(Reporting By Karey Wutkowski; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)

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