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42 min ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Washington, D.C., the epitome of American history

When I visited the nation's capital with my family last June, I felt the need to go to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and touch the name of Jeff Maurer, a childhood friend who was killed in 1972 when he stepped on a landmine north of Saigon.

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4 hrs ago | Free Republic

We Could Close Everything During the Gov't Shutdown, But We ...

But do you remember, during the sequester Obama was able to close down the Washington National Mall.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Land And Water Conservation Fund Used To Expand Richmond National Battlefield Park

Interior Secretary Jewell at the announcement of $400,000 in LCWF monies being released to acquire acreage for the Gaines Mill battlefield/NPS-Mike Litterest The Gaines Mill battlefield in Richmond National Battlefield Park in Virginia is growing by 285 acres thanks to $400,000 from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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Denver Post

1 killed, 7 hurt by lightning in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park, as seen from Estes Park on Friday, July 11, 2014. One person was killed and seven people were injured Friday afternoon by lightning in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

2 more charged in death of girl riding scooter

A teenager pleaded not guilty Friday in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter, while two other young men were also charged and the girl's family prepared... A teenager pleaded not guilty Friday in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Ex-chief of huge pension fund guilty of bribery

Authorities say a bus carrying Asian tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park, and eight people were hospitalized.

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Sunherald.com

Dozens taken to hospital in Teton Park bus crash

Details were sketchy. KIFI-TV in Idaho Falls, Idaho, reports two people were airlifted to an Idaho Falls hospital and 24 were taken by ambulance to a hospital in Jackson, Wyoming.

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The Independent

Underground thermals at Yellowstone National Park melt tarmac road

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Hot spot: Yellowstone road melts, sites closed

Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Jane Fonda and countless others, has died.

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WIS-TV Columbia

15-year-old charged in fatal shooting at US armory

A passing motorist tells authorities a "boy went in the sewer" and "his mother is yelling for him" during a 911 call that prompted a frantic search for two Iowa teenagers swept into an open storm drain during a flash flood.

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Merced Sun-Star

Hospice patient rides first Red Bus to Logan Pass

In this photo taken July 2, 2014, Rhonda Hendricks, left, and her husband Doug are splashed by water at the weeping wall along Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park in West Glacier, Mont.

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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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KERA-TV Dallas

Texas' National Parks

The National Park Service oversees 59 national parks, as well as numerous monuments and other recreational and historic sites.

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The Washington Post

Chasing double rainbows over the Washington Monument

With a big line of storms barreling out of the mountains, we decided to meet at the Lincoln Memorial for a storm chase.

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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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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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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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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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

'The First 100 Years': author discusses new book on 'Rocky's' history

Award-winning Colorado author Mary Taylor Young will be the special guest in Estes Park on Friday, July 18 for two events hosted by Macdonald Book Shop and the Estes Valley Library.

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USA Today

Top reader photos: Fiery sky, shooting star and more

Top reader photos: Fiery sky, shooting star and more Top reader photos: Fiery sky, vibrant fruit stand, more Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1lTVOJF Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.

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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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