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The Forest Service is usually a participant in the Fort Verde Days Parade. This year, named as co-Grand Marshals, the USFS employees are blocked by the federal government shutdown. But organizers have found other avenues to have them represented.

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Despite the U.S. government's recent shutdown, the Fort Verde Days Parade will not name new grand marshals, said Parade Chairperson Sharon Doran.And the parade will go on.