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2 hrs ago | Navy Times

Effort advances to add names of 74 sailors to Vietnam Memorial

The destroyer Frank E. Evans, after it was cut in half in a 1969 collision with an Australian aircraft carrier in the South China Sea.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KIII

Northern California wildfire destroys 13 homes

Firefighters in Northern California made progress Sunday against a wildfire that has destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park that destroyed one home grew significantly overnight.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, El Dorado County, CA

The Victoria Advocate

Visitors watch the release of Kemp's ridley sea ...

Visitors watch the release of Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchlings into the ocean at the Malaquite Beach Visitor Center at Padre Island National Seashore on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Padre Island National Seashore

Merced Sun-Star

Lightning sparks fires in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Recent lightning strikes have ignited four small fires in the Sequioa and Kings Canyon National Parks, a park service spokeswoman said Saturday.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks

KSFO-AM San Francisco

California Wildfires Spread, Force Evacuations

A fire near Yosemite National Park has burned over 2,000 acres of land, more than four times as much land as it had on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

KHOU-TV Houston

Texas hiker involved in bear encounter in Montana

The National Park Service rangers are searching for a bear wounded in an encounter with a hiker in Glacier National Park.

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Related Topix: Glacier National Park, US National Parks

Tri-cityherald.com

Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

In this Saturday, April 19, 2014 file photo, Susan Winchester, chairman of the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundations, speaks at the Oklahoma City National Memorial in Oklahoma City, during a ceremony to mark the 19th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Federal Transfer Center, Oklahoma City, Prison, Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks

The Fresno Bee

Fire forces evacuations in Yosemite, closes highway

Smoke from a fire in the Foresta area of Yosemite National Park can be seen from this screenshot of the National Park Service webcam on Turtleback Dome on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Bradenton.com

Snook appear fully recovered in Everglades National Park

The fishing near Flamingo in Everglades National Park is so good these days you almost forget about the bloodthirsty insects descending on you and the cloying heat enveloping you the minute you get out of the car.

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Related Topix: Everglades National Park, US National Parks, Entomology, Science, Ponce de Leon, FL, Florida International University

ABC News

Fires Near Vineyards, Yosemite Park Threaten Homes

A wildfire burning near vineyards and homes in Northern California has more than doubled in size, while a new blaze is threatening homes in Yosemite National Park.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire, Yosemite National Park

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Denver Post

Crews fight fire in Dinosaur National Monument, contain two others

Fire crews have contained two of four blazes burning Saturday in remote areas of the Dinosaur National Monument near the Colorado-Utah state line.

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Related Topix: Fire, Dinosaur National Monument, US National Parks, Colorado

National Parks Traveler

Fatality Reported Near Longs Peak At Rocky Mountain National Park, Followed By Injured Climber

The body of an unidentified man has been recovered from the approach to Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park , where rangers found themselves working another search-and-rescue in the mountains leading into the night Friday.

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Related Topix: Rocky Mountain National Park, US National Parks

CBS Local

Panhandle Cleaning Up Weathered Oil From BP Spill

The large submerged mat of oil mixed with sand, shells and water just off the Gulf Islands National Seashore's Fort Pickens beach is being removed by a cleanup crew digging it up by hand.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Gulf Islands National Seashore

OregonLive.com

Crater Lake National Park, seven great hikes at one of 7 Wonders of Oregon

Here are seven wonderful hikes at Crater Lake National Park and its surroundings, in the southern Oregon Cascades of Klamath, Douglas and Jackson counties: This is No.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US National Parks, Crater Lake National Park, Wallowa, OR, Cove, OR, Travel

NWAonline

Arkansas' national park sites draw 2.8 million

Rachel and Brian Kinney walk with their children Brian Jr. , Nevaeh and Kierstin along Bath House Row in Hot Springs in 2010.

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Related Topix: Hot Springs, AR, US National Parks, Hot Springs National Park, Buffalo National River

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

Nearly 1M national park visitors deliver $67M to Oregon

Click through to take a look to see where Crater Lake ranks, in terms of size, among all Oregon national parks.

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Related Topix: Crater Lake National Park, US National Parks

Deseret News

Smoke jumpers engage fire at Dinosaur National Monument

The fire was one of several in the area caused by lightning in the past 24 hours, according to the monument's acting fire management officer, Andy Bundshuh.

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Examiner.com

Alluvial fan in Rocky Mountain National Park

The view of the largest alluvial fan in Rocky Mountain National Park taken from a lookout on Trail Ridge Road.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, Natural Disasters, Flood, Geology, Science

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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Related Topix: US National Parks, Shenandoah National Park

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

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