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  1. Meyer Steinberg, of Melville, worked on Manhattan ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newsday

    Meyer Steinberg, right, at the Grand Canyon National Park. Steinberg, now 90, is one of the last surviving members of the Manhattan Project.

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  2. Concessionaire drops efforts to trademark Grand Canyon namesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this April 13, 2005 file photo, people gather outside the El Tovar Lodge, situated just feet from the edge of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. Xanterra Parks & Resorts, a major national parks concessionaire, has dropped efforts to trademark names of the most popular properties at the Grand Canyon.

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  3. Jar Complex on Tusayan Ranger District continues growing, benefiting forestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Grand Canyon News

    ... toward the northeast which means it will likely be very visible from Desert View lookout in Grand Canyon National Park and from Cameron, Arizona. While direct smoke impacts to the town of Tusayan are unlikely, a column will be visible from the ...

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  4. Unprepared hikers drive up Grand Canyon park rescuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    More people were rescued at the Grand Canyon in 2014 than in any year since 2001, with most being unprepared hikers, a park official said. Half a million dollars was spent on 324 search and rescue operations at Grand Canyon National Park, according to spokeswoman Emily Davis.

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  5. Grand Canyon temporarily closing walkway for repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The Grand Canyon National Park is temporarily closing a staircase leading from the train depot to the El Tovar Hotel. Crews plan to close the trail and the staircase from July 1 through the end of October.

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  6. Grand Canyon visitation surges just in time for July 4 weekendRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Kingman Daily Miner

    Visitation at Grand Canyon National Park has increased 20 percent over 2014 this year, and anyone planning a visit over the holiday weekend should count on large crowds and longer-than-usual waits. July is already the park's busiest month of the year, and with Independence Day falling on Saturday, "we are expecting record-shattering numbers Thursday through Monday that weekend," said Marlon Avantyr, revenue and business fee manager at the park.

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  7. Grand Canyon visitation numbers up through first quarterRead the original story

    Wednesday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. - Anyone planning a Grand Canyon trip this weekend could be waiting 30 minutes or longer to get in.

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  8. Visitation, And Temperatures, Soaring At Grand Canyon National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Parks Traveler

    Planning to visit Grand Canyon National Park over the Fourth of July weekend? You'll need to be patient...and hydrated. Visitation to the park has soared this year, already up 20 percent over the same period of 2014, according to park personnel.

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  9. Record-breaking visitation at Grand Canyon, long wait expected at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Grand Canyon News

    Photo/Mike Quinn, NPS Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon National Park has seen a 20 percent increase in visitation this year, compared to last year.

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  10. Grand Canyon National Park features Navajo Pride foodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Navaho Hopi Observer

    Navajo-Hopi Observer GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - The Navajo Pride label is featured in many restaurants within Grand Canyon National Park, including the El Tovar and Bright Angel restaurants, the Arizona Room and at Maswik Lodge.

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  11. China is modeling a national parks network after U.S. exampleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Inhabitat

    ... new speakeasy. And Keeping our national parks beautiful should be a nation-wide effort, and the Grand Canyon National Park is hoping to take a step in the new It is true that money does not grow on trees, but it could come from people traveling to ...

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  12. Vapur In Partnership To Slake Thirst Of Bryce Canyon National Park VisitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | National Parks Traveler

    ... marks a sea-change in the Park Service's attitudes towards refillable water bottles. Back in 2010 Grand Canyon National Park officials were about to ban disposable water bottles when Park Service Director Jon Jarvis put a hold on the move , ...

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  13. Naturalist Journeys Announces New Opportunities to Celebrate Dark Skies in Southwest National ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | PRWeb

    ... of celebrating dark skies on a night drive in Capitol Reef, and a night walk on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. With luck, travelers can spot a Great Horned Owl hunting by night as well. By definition, an international dark sky park is ...

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  14. AZ crews fighting several lightning-caused firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | ABC15.com

    The fire ignited after lightning on the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument on Wednesday and burned into Grand Canyon National Park by Thursday. Weather and heat this weekend caused the fire to increase in size, prompting authorities to ask the public to keep traffic on nearby roads low so crews can fight the blaze.

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  15. Camping In The National Parks: North Rim Campground At Grand Canyon National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | National Parks Traveler

    While it can be fairly easy to name a poor campground in the National Park System, pointing to some of the best can be a challenge. But the North Rim Campground at Grand Canyon National Park is one of the best in our opinion.

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  16. Officials ID Japanese man who died while hiking Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park have identified a man from Japan who died during a hike last week. Park officials said Thursday that 36-year-old Takayuki Fujiwara was visiting from Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture, Japan.

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  17. A Grand FinaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Daily Kos

    ... Roosevelt first protected the lands that (over the objections of mining interests) later became Grand Canyon National Park, he stood at the canyon's rim and said: "We have gotten past the state, my fellow-citizens, when are to be pardoned if we ...

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  18. Japanese hiker dies on Devil's Corkscrew amid heat advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - A hiker, identified as 36-year-old Takayuki Fujiwara of Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, died while hiking the Bright Angel Trail in Grand Canyon National Park on June 18. At around 3:45 p.m. last Thursday, hikers reported to a park ranger near Indian Garden on the Bright Angel Trail that a member of their party needed help.

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  19. Hiker fatality on Bright Angel Trail in Grand Canyon National ParkRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Southern Utah News

    ... excess of 110 degrees and the National Weather Service had issued an excessive heat warning for Grand Canyon National Park. The National Park Service, in coordination with the Coconino County Medical Examiner, is conducting an investigation into the ...

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  20. Grand Canyon temporarily closing walkway between train depot and El Tovar HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The Grand Canyon National Park is temporarily closing a staircase leading from the train depot to the El Tovar Hotel. Crews plan to close the trail and the staircase from July 1 through the end of October.

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