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3 hrs ago | Boston.com

Maine's Acadia National Park Named 'America's Favorite Place'

Bass Harbor Head Light is one of Maine's most recognizable lighthouses. It sits atop a rocky coastline on Mount Desert Island in Acadia National Park.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Acadia National Park, Travel

7 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler

Parks And Local Economies-Observations From Glacier National Park

Visitors and local businesses alike were happy to see the Going-to-the-Sun Road open for the season on July 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Glacier National Park, Weather, Opinion

11 hrs ago | WHAS11

Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing trees

A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop the blight from spreading.

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Related Topix: Everglades National Park, US National Parks, University of Florida, Home Gardening, Home

13 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler

Yosemite National Park Decision To Close Some Curry Village Housing Possibly Saved Lives

Rockfall hazard and risk in Yosemite Valley's Curry Village. Cabin damage resulting from an October 2008 rockfall.

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA, US National Parks, Yosemite Valley, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Voting under way for final Nevada 150th medallions

The fourth and final medallion commemorating Nevada's Sesquicentennial will feature Lake Tahoe, Great Basin National Park, Hoover Dam or a combination tribute to cattle drives and casinos.

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Related Topix: Great Basin National Park

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Marine's Wife Miscarried Months Before She Went Missing, Friend Says

The wife of a Marine who vanished nearly one month ago had suffered a miscarriage a few months before her disappearance, a close friend said.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Joshua Tree National Park, San Bernardino County, CA, Twentynine Palms, CA

News Observer

UMaine players cited for alcohol in national park

Acadia National Park rangers charged three players with underage drinking at Sand Beach over the weekend.

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Related Topix: University of Maine, Acadia National Park

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Acadia National Park Is America's Favorite Place

When ABC's Good Morning America put out a call this month for your favorite places in America, the response was overwhelming.

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Business Journal

$196M: Economic benefit of Philadelphia's national parks last year, despite decline in visitors

Despite less visitors to Philadelphia's historic parks in 2013, spending increased to $196 million in communities near the parks - the result of more than 3.5 million visitors.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Independence National Historical Park, Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

LA Weekly

Busted for Off-Leash Dog, Man Ordered Not to Leave Southern California

Chaparral-covered hillsides dotted with oaks surround both sides of a barbed-wire fence with signs reading: "U.S. boundary."

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Channel Islands National Park, Mojave National Preserve

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KSL-TV

5 must do adventures at Zion National Park

This story is sponsored by Utah.com . From hiking and camping to touring the national parks, Utah.com has everything on what to do and where to stay in Utah.

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Related Topix: Zion National Park, US National Parks

ABC15.com

3rd swimmer missing in 3 days at Lake Mead

It's the third time since Sunday search and rescue crews have been dispatched to look for swimmers who disappeared in waters near the Arizona line.

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Times Herald

Top reader photos: Snow leopard, lake sunrise and more

We asked for your photos, and you shared! Here's a roundup of your best reader photos today.

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Related Topix: Crater Lake National Park

NewsOK.com

NPS assesses impact of W.Va. attractions

The National Park Service is tallying up the number of visitors to West Virginia scenic attractions and how many dollars they drive to local communities.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, US National Parks, New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River, Gauley River National Recreation Area

Turnto10.com

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.

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Related Topix: National Mall, Life, Veteran Affairs

WUSA-TV Washington

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC The American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial is a project 16 years in the making.

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Related Topix: Lincoln Memorial, National Mall

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Tourism to Blue Ridge Parkway creates $782 Million in Economic Benefit

A new National Park Service report shows that 12,877,369 visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2013 spent $782,926,000 in communities near the park.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Blue Ridge Parkway, Watauga County, NC

Verde Independent

Tuzigoot National Monument to celebrate 75th anniversary with fee-free open house

The new Tuzigoot Museum and Visitor Center in the 1930s. The site was established as a national monument on July 25, 1939, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt after extensive community collaboration and support.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Tuzigoot National Monument, Clarkdale, AZ, Anthropology, University of Arizona, Science

NBC Chicago

Marine Wife Had Affair: Court Docs

Erin Corwin and a man she may have been having an affair with planned to go hunting together the day she disappeared, according to court documents As search and rescue teams continue to search the rugged terrain around Joshua Tree National Park for missing 19-year-old pregnant woman Erin Corwin, investigators are not ruling out foul play as a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, CA, Celebrities, Christopher Lee

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Fire near GUMO extinguished after growing to 2 acres

Courtesy Photo The Frijole Ridge fire burned from last Monday to last Friday and spread to an estimated two acres of land just north of Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

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Related Topix: Fire, US National Parks, Guadalupe Mountains National Park

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