WASHINGTON (AP) – Don’t look for the Pentagon to shut down one side of its famous five-sided building. Don’t expect the Education Department to pull back its grants just yet.

With the collapse of the deficit-cutting supercommittee, Congress’ emergency backup budget-cutting plan now is supposed to take over – automatic, across-the-board spending reductions of roughly $1 trillion from military and well as domestic government programs.

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