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1 hr ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

Yellowstone National Park sign at the North Entrance.

The ever-changing geology of Yellowstone National Park has melted an asphalt road, blocking access to several popular geysers and other thermal features at the height of tourist season.

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1 hr ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Hot spot: Yellowstone road melts, sites closed

The ever-changing thermal geology of Yellowstone National Park has created a hot spot that melted an asphalt road and closed access to popular geysers and other attractions at the height of tourist season, officials said Thursday.

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4 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Gift Shop Crash Near Mount Rushmore Injures Girl Jul. 10

A girl was taken to a hospital with minor injuries after a 12-year-old boy crashed his parents' sport utility vehicle into a gift shop at a tourist attraction near Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

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8 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Spreck Rosekrans: The elephant in Yosemite Park

President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant in 1864, marking the first time in world history that a natural landscape was set aside and protected for the citizens of a nation.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Death Can Lead To The Dissolution Of Wolf Packs In Denali National Park

Life can be hard for the integrity of a wolf pack, particularly when one of the alpha animals dies, according to a study at Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska.

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Related Topix: Denali National Park And Preserve, Science, Ecology, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Deming Headlight

Pulse: White Sands slides onto summer agendas

White Sands National Monument offers a variety of activities and programs year-round including hiking, primitive camping, picnics, educational tours, cultural events and more.

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National Parks Traveler

Acadia National Park Officials Proposing Slight Change In Visitor Capacity For Isle Au Haut

One of the great destinations at Acadia National Park isn't on Mount Desert Island off Maine's coast.

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Related Topix: Acadia National Park, US National Parks, Isle-Au-Haut, ME

Switched

Koch-Funded Group To Host Obamacare Carnival On National Mall

Generation Opportunity, a conservative group affiliated with the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, is resorting to more elaborate tactics to dissuade young people from obtaining insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: National Mall, Medicine, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Senator Mark Udall

OregonLive.com

Mount Rainier National Park soon to be wildflower heaven; visitrainier.com guides way

The tourism site, visitrainier.com , wants to help visitors enjoy Mount Rainier's famous wildflowers by offering a wildflower identification guide, wildflower reports and a photo sharing contest.

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Related Topix: Mount Rainier National Park, US National Parks, Mount Rainier, MD, Travel

Fox News

All-out search after Marine's pregant wife vanishes

Lance Cpl. Jonathan Corwin said there was nothing out of the ordinary when his 19-year-old pregnant wife left their California home for a vast national park nine days ago -- sparking an all-out search for the missing woman Tuesday using "every resource possible," authorities told FoxNews.com.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CBS Local

Water Levels At Nevada's Lake Mead Drop To New Low

Drought in the southwestern U.S. will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, us Travel, Travel, Las Vegas, NV, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

KOB-TV New Mexico

Mesa Verde National Park visitors can take part in new park changes

Summer vacation means that people will be loading up the car and heading to national parks.

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NewsOK.com

Congressman wants buffer for wolves around park

An Oregon congressman is asking the Interior Department to work with states to curb gray wolf hunting around Yellowstone National Park.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox Co. house fire under investigation

Public input is being sought about coal mine drainage mitigation and treatment in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.

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Related Topix: Big South Fork National River And Recreation Area, US National Parks, Knox County, TN, Knoxville, TN

ABC News

Silver Line Will Link Smithsonian's Space Museum

When Metro's new Silver Line opens later this month, it will provide the first public transportation link between the National Air and Space Museum's locations in D.C. and northern Virginia.

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Chantilly, VA, National Mall, Travel

WLOX-TV Biloxi

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In the mid-1950s, air travel was a shadow of the highly advanced operation of checks and rules seen today.

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Related Topix: Grand-Canyon, AZ, Grand Canyon National Park, US National Parks, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

KAUZ

Grand Canyon crash a game-changer in air travel

12, 2013 photo released by the Grand Canyon National Park Service, shows a National Historical Landmark plate overlooking the east end of the Grand Canyon, Ariz.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

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12, 2013 photo released by the Grand Canyon National Park Service, shows a National Historical Landmark plate overlooking the east end of the Grand Canyon, Ariz.

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KQED

Feds Pursue - Prompt Wind-Down' of Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

Federal government lawyers are expected to discuss a plan for "the prompt and orderly wind-down" of Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

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Related Topix: Point Reyes National Seashore, US Supreme Court, US News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado National Monument push to become national park put on hold

Community disagreements about changing the Colorado National Monument into a national park have halted legislative efforts to change the designation.

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Related Topix: Colorado National Monument, US National Parks, Representative Scott Tipton, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

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