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Sunday Jul 27 | The Washington Post

Zoos face a cold, hard truth: The future is in the freezer

Amani, an eye-catching cheetah feline, has a proud name that means aspiration and a strong family line that traces to Namibia and South Africa.

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Related Topix: Front Royal, VA, Biology, Science, US National Parks

Sunday Jul 27 | NBC29

National Park Service Report Shows Tourists Make or Break Local Economies

A new report from the national park service shows the money tourists spend before entering and after leaving the park can make or break local economies.

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Sunday Jul 27 | Examiner.com

Mars comet encounter to provide new clues to our solar system's earliest days

In this handout photo the comet Lulin is seen through the trees in Shenandoah National Park on February 23, 2009 in Luray, Virginia In this handout photo the comet Lulin is seen through the trees in Shenandoah National Park on February 23, 2009 in Luray, Virginia We all know that Earth is not the only planet at risk of collisions with asteroids and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Luray, VA, Science / Technology, NASA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

The Space Place

It's a place where the smell of campfires dance with the winds moving the trees.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

NBC29

Shenandoah National Park Tourism Creates Millions in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service report shows that 1.14 million visitors to Shenandoah National Park in 2013 spent $72.4 million in communities near the park.

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WASH-FM

Your weekend guide to FUN in the DMV

Redskins Training Camp - July 24-August 11, 2014. Redskins Park, Richmond, Virginia.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Loudoun Times

Federal report outlines impact of national parks in Virginia

Fewer people visited Virginia's national park sites last year and spent less money during those visits, according to a report by the U.S. Department of the Interior.

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Related Topix: Virginia, US National Parks, Blue Ridge Parkway, George Washington Memorial Parkway

WINC-FM Winchester

Parks Less Popular

A drop in National Park visits and spending last year is largely blamed on the government shutdown.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Missing Hikers Found in Shenandoah National Park

According to Karen Beck-Herzog with the National Park Service, the women were hiking on the Old Rag Mountain in an area known for being steep and rocky.

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NewsOK.com

Report outlines impact of national parks in Va.

Fewer people visited Virginia's national park sites last year and spent less money during those visits, according to a report by the U.S. Department of the Interior.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Explore Virginia from the highest to lowest points

To stand on top of Stony Man Mountain is to look straight down on the town of Luray, gateway to Luray Caverns, in the Shenandoah Valley more than 3,000 feet below.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Efforts To Restore Peregrine Falcons At Shenandoah National Park Showing Success

Ongoing efforts to see peregrine falcons soaring above Shenandoah National Park in Virginia have been showing some success, with nine falcons recently having been reared in the park by human foster parents.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, US National Parks, College of William and Mary

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WINC-FM Winchester

Falcon Success

Shenandoah National Park officials are crowing about peregrine falcon restoration efforts.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

11pm Update: Skyline Drive Motorcycle Crash

Officers say the area he crashed in has seen a lot of accidents. It happened here near mile marker 62 on Skyline Drive.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Threatened peregrine falcons reaching new heights

A young peregrine falcon rests soars through the air near the Hogswallow Flats area of Shenandoah National Park on June 24, 2014.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

USA Today

Which national park is the best? Cast your vote now

The 20 nominees span the coast of America. Highlighting the rugged coasts of Maine, Acadia National Park spans 49,600 acres and diverse habitats - granite mountains, sandy beaches, lakes, ponds and woodlands - much of it on Mount Desert Island.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Acadia National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Coin World

2014 5-ounce .999 fine silver bullion quarter dollar coin sa....

The latest 5-ounce silver bullion quarter dollar to be released under the America the Beautiful program is the 2014-dated coin honoring Arches National Park in Utah.

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