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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM The federal public defender's office has seen an 8 percent reduction in its $3 million budget for fiscal year 2013 and expects an even larger cut in 2014. Workers have had 10 furlough days so far and are scheduled for 10 more this fiscal year. Assistant public defender Shanlyn Park answered a phone Friday in the empty
office where the secretaries usually work.