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21 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Fall Foliage in The Alleghenies

As autumn quickly approaches, the vibrant colors of the changing leaves will serve as a magnificent backdrop to many national and historic landmarks, including the Allegheny Mountain Range.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Park creates first artist-in-residence program

Shenandoah National Park will follow the lead of many other national parks throughout the country and implement an artist-in-residence program this year.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Wake up to see Venus and Jupiter before dawn

If you haven't seen Venus and Jupiter in the morning sky before dawn, you need to wake up 45 minutes before sunrise to get out and look.

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NBC29

Madison County Marks 85th Anniversary of Promise by President Hoover

Madison County is marking the 85th anniversary of a promise made by President Herbert Hoover during a visit to the county in 1929.

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Related Topix: Madison County, VA, US National Parks, Rapidan, VA

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Nine Peregrine Falcons Released In SNP

Nine young peregrine falcons were released into Shenandoah National Park this summer as part of an annual conservation program that aims to boost the birds' numbers in the central... To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Star Tribune

For U.S. zoos, the future may live in the freezer

Amani, a 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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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

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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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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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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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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