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1 hr ago | St. Augustine Record

Obamas and thousands of others in Washington area celebrate Easter

As dawn streaked the sky above the Mall on Sunday, April Vance was far from her native California, where she usually celebrates Easter, but she felt right at home.


Related Topix: Washington, DC, US National Parks, Lincoln Memorial, Family, Kids, Washington Monument

6 hrs ago | Schools Matter

Cherry Blossoms

There's nothing like being in Washington, DC during Cherry Blossom season. The Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials, the Capitol Building, the Washington Monument and the new World War II Memorial.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument

Sun Apr 20, 2014

KXII-TV Sherman

Voting Monday on micro-breweries in Denison

The Denison City Council will vote Monday on an ordinance that would allow micro-breweries and distilleries in the downtown area.


Related Topix: Sulphur, OK, US National Parks, Chickasaw National Recreation Area

The Republic

Indiana Dunes parks showcase overlooked areas

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park have much more than just sand, and new programs at both destinations aim to introduce visitors to the parks' diversity.


Related Topix: Indiana, US National Parks, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

KMPH-TV Fresno

Recreation areas reopening after Yosemite fire

National forest managers are opening recreation areas that have been closed since a massive wildfire scorched areas in and around Yosemite National Park last summer.


Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Mescal Roast, an Apache tradition, returning to Guadalupe Mountains

Submitted photo This stone-lined roasting pit is like those used during the Mescal Roast, coming up April 30 to May 4 at Guadalupe Mountains National Park.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Apache, US National Parks, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Carlsbad, NM

Alabama Live

Look out for ospreys, dolphins at Johnson Beach on Perdido Key

The column The Daily Beach is intended to provide a snapshot of what's happening along the beaches of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle, as well as the writer's opinions on issues impacting the coast.


Related Topix: Perdido, AL, US National Parks, Gulf Islands National Seashore

Bellingham Herald

Olympic unveils new Junior Ranger booklet for kids

Young visitors to Olympic National Park can enhance their experience by completing "Ocean Stewards," a new addition to the park's Junior Ranger program.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US National Parks, Olympic National Park, Port Angeles, WA, North Cascades National Park

Sat Apr 19, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

EMSA Worker Reflects on Bombing

Michael Murphy worked 72 hours straight in the aftermath of the bombing. He shared how his experience with the disaster influenced how he does his job today.


Related Topix: Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks

Honor Flights vets visit National World War II Memorial

Area veterans traveling Manchester Boston Regional Airport to Washington, DC on Honor Flight to see the national war memorials were greeted by a large group of supporters waving flags and signs of thanks.


Related Topix: US National Parks, National World War Ii Memorial, Concord, NH

WIBW-TV Topeka

National Parks Giving Free Entry Easter Weekend

Full Credit: Erin Whittaker/National Parks Service A rare total inversion was seen by visitors to Grand Canyon National Park.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Grand Canyon National Park, Gettysburg National Military Park, Yellowstone National Park, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

'Sweep The Hooch' Collects 7 Tons Of Waste From River

The largest one-day river cleanup in metro Atlanta collected its largest amount of trash in its short history.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Chattahoochee (Atlanta, GA), Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, US National Parks

News9 Oklahoma City

Families, Rescue Workers Gather For 19th Annual Remembrance Ceremony

People will gather for the 19th Annual Remembrance Ceremony Saturday morning at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, 620 N. Harvey Ave. The ceremony will begin shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Oklahoma City National Memorial, Mary Fallin, US Governors


Grand Canyon National Park

GRANDEUR... synonymous to the Grand Canyon. A visit to the Grand Canyon National Park will leave visitors breathless and thankful to have been engulfed in such magnificence.


Related Topix: Grand-Canyon, AZ, US National Parks, Grand Canyon National Park

Fri Apr 18, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Olympic National Park Officials Searching For Way To Save Enchanted Valley Chalet

Olympic National Park officials are searching for ways to protect the Enchanted Valley Chalet.


Related Topix: Olympic National Park, US National Parks

National Parks Traveler

Yellowstone National Park Juggles Contract Holders For Over-Snow Concessions

The business landscape for winter tour operators in Yellowstone National Park saw a shake-up this week as the National Park Service awarded a series of concessions contracts that will remain in effect for the next decade.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park

The Times-Picayune

Jean Lafitte's 'Spring in Swamp' the perfect time to visit wildflowers and wildlife

Spring wildflowers are in bloom, frogs are frolicking, migratory birds are returning from to their summer home and alligators are looking for romance.


Related Topix: Lafitte, LA, Jean Lafitte, LA, Barataria, LA, US National Parks, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park And Preserve


Restored tallgrass prairie blackened in Nebraska

More than 60 acres of restored tallgrass prairie has been burned at the Homestead National Monument of America in southeast Nebraska.


Related Topix: Homestead National Monument Of America, US National Parks

My Mother Lode


A memorial and museum built to remember the worst act of domestic terrorism on American soil is in the midst of a $7 million upgrade so it can better portray how different the world was when Timothy McVeigh blew up the Oklahoma City federal building 19 years ago Saturday.


Related Topix: Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Woman Shares Story Behind Photo Of OKC Bombing Victim's Grandbaby

Montoya gave Newcastle photographer Autumn Moore permission to share Cohen's newborn pictures on Facebook.


Related Topix: Newcastle, OK, Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks