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1 hr ago | KTVK Phoenix

Controversial gondola could soon take visitors to Grand Canyon floor

For those who've visited Grand Canyon, it's easy to see why it's dubbed one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Arizona Man Busted For Organizing 300-Hiker Rim-to-Rim Crossing Of Grand Canyon National Park

Three-hundred hikers. Well, not quite 300, but almost, according to Grand Canyon National Park rangers.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Verde Independent

Editorial: Hardy tourists deserve gratitude in Arizona

The recently released tourism numbers for Arizona in 2013 tell us three things - the government shutdown was as damaging as a natural disaster, the state's scramble to keep the Grand Canyon open paid off, and Arizona can still draw a crowd.

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Grand Canyon News

Two bats test positive for rabies at Grand Canyon

The bat crawled on the visitor's shorts, shirt and leg for at least 10 minutes. A crowd gathered around the bat to take pictures.

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Grand Canyon News

Echoes from the Canyon returns to McKee Amphitheater this summer

From left to right: Rader Lane as Ellsworth Kolb, Erin Aadalen as Blanch Kolb and Ian Ferris as Emery Kolb perform last year.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Two Grand Canyon bats test positive for rabies

Officials warned Grand Canyon National Park visitors to take precaution after two bats tested positive for rabies this month.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

2 bats in Grand Canyon positive for rabies

Grand Canyon National Park officials say two bats from inside the park have tested positive for rabies.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Take the train to the Grand Canyon

The drive to the Grand Canyon's South Rim is easy enough. Get to Flagstaff and it's only about 90 miles across Arizona's high country.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

National Journal

The Swing Seat at Stake in Arizona Republicans' Civil War

State House Speaker Andy Tobin wants to unseat Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, but first he has to beat his "underfunded and loud" opponents.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Grand Canyon News

Park Service dedicates 1956 Grand Canyon TWA-United Airlines aviation accident site

NPS/photo Mike Nelson, nephew of United Airlines passenger and author of 'We Are Going In...,' reads a passage from his book during the dedication ceremony.

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Navaho Hopi Observer

Park Service dedicates 1956 Grand Canyon TWA-United Airlines aviation accident site

Below: Mike Nelson, nephew of United Airlines passenger and author of 'We Are Going In...,' reads a passage from his book during the dedication ceremony.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

Hiker dies on trail at Grand Canyon

Authorities are investigating the death of a hiker at Grand Canyon National Park on Friday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Southern Utah News

Grand Canyon North Rim to celebrate Western Arts Day 2014 this Saturday

The National Park Service invites the public to celebrate Western Arts Day 2014 on Saturday, July 12, at the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

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The Independent

A scar on the Grand Canyon: Plans for mega hotel, retail complex,...

A scar on the Grand Canyon: Plans for mega hotel, retail complex, cable car, walkway and housing development threatens one of the natural wonders of the world Tim Walker is The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent, covering entertainment and other concerns from the West Coast of the US.

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Southern Utah News

Body recovered from Colorado River in Grand Canyon

On July 4 at approximately 9:30 a.m. the National Park Service received a call from a commercial river trip that had located a body in the Colorado River at approximately River Mile 182 on the river within Grand Canyon National Park.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Arizona Cycling Tours Announces New Sedona/Grand Canyon Tour

Arizona Cycling Tours, a Tucson-based bicycle touring company that specializes in providing unique cycling tours in the state of Arizona, is pleased to announce the dates for their fall 2014 Sedona/Grand Canyon Tour.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

Fire restrictions lifted in northern Arizona

As of Tuesday morning, fire restrictions in the Kaibab, Coconino and the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests have been lifted, along with the Grand Canyon National Park.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

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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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WATE-TV Knoxville

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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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KNUS-AM Aurora

Grand Canyon crash a game-changer in air travel

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