‘Deadliest Catch’ crew racing to get crabbing after shutdown ends

The National Marine Fisheries Service workers returned to work Thursday with the goal of getting the necessary permits issued by the end of the week.  “We have implemented a plan to expedite those permits.  We have six staff who are working on that solely today,” said Julie Speegle, a spokeswoman for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which oversees NMFS. [email protected] 22:31