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35 min ago | Archaeology

New Dates for Prehistoric Paintings in Utah's Great Gallery

Joel Pederson, Steven Simms, and Tammy Rittenour of the Utah State University, Melissa Jackson Chapot of Aberystwyth University, Reza Sohbati and Andrew Murray of Aarhus University and the Technical University of Denmark, and Gary Cox of Canyonlands National Park have used luminescence dating techniques to document the timing of geologic events in ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | WKSU-FM Kent

Cuyahoga Valley National Park remains the focus for the search of a young woman

"Q" is Canada's liveliest arts, culture and entertainment magazine. It's a smart and surprising tour through personalities and cultural issues that matter.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Take a walk on the bottom of a former lake

The now-dry bed of Lake Aldwell - no longer a bare moonscape as trees, grasses and other native plants sewn by both nature and man take hold - is waiting to be explored.

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Related Topix: Olympic National Park, US National Parks, Archaeology, Anthropology, Geology, Science

KRNV-TV Reno

Man's body pulled from waters of Lake Mohave

Authorities have pulled a body from the waters of Lake Mohave near the spot where a 31-year-old Southern California man went missing a week earlier.

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Related Topix: Lake Mead National Recreation Area, US National Parks

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

GSMNP celebrates 98 years

Great Smoky Mountains National Park will celebrated the 98th birthday of the National Park Service on Monday, Aug. 25. Park visitors are encouraged to participate in one of the many ranger-led programs at park visitor centers or enjoy exploring the park along a scenic roadway, trail or river.

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National Parks Traveler

A 50th Anniversary Upgrade for Peaks of Otter Lodge on Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway's Peaks of Otter Lodge will celebrate this year's 50th anniversary with substantial guest room upgrades by new concessionaire Delaware North Corporation.

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The Baltimore Sun

Traffic: Collision on I-695 inner loop

All lanes are open on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Linthicum on Tuesday morning with the clearing of a three-vehicle collision prior to the Baltimore Washington Parkway, according to the state Department of Transportation.

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Jackson Hole Radio

Seasonal Employee Found Dead in Teton Park

Search teams found the body of a Russian man missing for several days in Grand Teton National Park.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Vatican connection to Washington Monument

Built as a symbolic tribute to honor the first president of the United States, George Washington, the 555-foot marble obelisk known as the Washington Monument dominates the United States Capital skyline.

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National Parks Traveler

"Bone Digger" Interns Fuel Their Passion At Dinosaur National Monument

These young paleontologists are photographing and mapping the world famous deposit of ancient bones at Dinosaur National Monument .

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The Fresno Bee

California launches controversial effort to add more names to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

When he was a boy back in Oregon – before his mother remarried and brought him to West Sacramento – Gregory Keith Hodson put together model airplanes, and his father suspended them on fishing line over his bed.

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Roll Call

Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada Hopes to Change Perception of 'Melting Pot' With National Mall Exhibit

The National Mall is getting a new face this fall, composed of approximately 2,000 tons of sand, 800 tons of soil, 10,000 wooden pegs and miles of twine.

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Brush News-Tribune

Free National Park admission Monday as park service turns 98

A single Bull elk is surrounded by his harem of cows in Moraine Park inside Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Norwalk Citizen News

German index slump increases talk of ECB action

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, right, and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi walk together during the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyo.

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USA Today

Ken Burns: Glacier National Park in trouble

If you're interested in seeing the namesake glaciers of Glacier National Park, Ken Burns has a piece of advice: hurry.

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USA Today

Ken Burns: Secrets of Glacier National Park

Ken Burns sat down with USA TODAY and shared some of the secrets of America's national parks.

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National Parks Traveler

Golden Gate National Recreation addresses beach fires

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area has extended their pilot program, to address fires along Ocean Beach.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Flying To The Rescue At Zion National Park

Curious about what a "short-haul" is? Wonder how rangers get to remote areas in the parks to perform rescues? Check out this short video from Zion National Park .

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Marin Independent Journal

Hike of the week: Sand sculptures make a visit to Drakes Beach even more fun

The 33rd Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Drakes Beach is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 31 It's a blue ribbon experience for participates and spectators.

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Related Topix: Point Reyes National Seashore, US National Parks

WUSA-TV Washington

Car goes into Potomac River, body recovered

Authorities have recovered a body from the Potomac River after a car traveling on the George Washington Memorial Parkway apparently left the road and plunged into the river.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, George Washington Memorial Parkway, US National Parks

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