A statue of golf legend Arnold Palmer stands outside Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Latrobe, Pa. Brian Naylor /NPR hide caption

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Lanes of trucks wait to cross the border from Mexico into Nogales, Ariz. Fallout from the sequester could increase wait times for perishable cargo. Ted Robbins/NPR hide caption

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Hikers walk on the Mist Trail to Vernal Fall at Yosemite National Park in California. The National Park Service has to cut $134 million from sites around the country, including Yosemite, due to the lack of a budget deal in Congress. Gosia Wozniacka/AP hide caption

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Federal spending on seniors already far outpaces that devoted to children. Last year, overall spending on children dropped for the first time in 30 years. The sequester, which expressly protects programs for the elderly, will exacerbate that difference. Anne de Haas/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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