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By Guest Author On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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4 Off The Beaten Track Locations You Should Visit In Vietnam

Vietnam has so much to offer, with its lush green rice paddies, ancient temples, bustling cities and delicious cuisine. However, the Asian country has a less-travelled, unusual side as can be seen from the suggested More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Top 7 Reasons to Splurge on Luxury Vacation Rentals in Utah

It’s one of the saddest realities in the tourism industry that Utah isn’t as well-known as other places when it comes to vacation spots. Yet for those who have visited at least once, Utah may seem like heaven More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Mount Rainier National Park’s Geoff Walker Receives Top Ranger Award

Geoff Walker from Mount Rainier National Park is the recipient of the annual Harry Yount National Park Ranger Award, one of the National Park Service’s most prestigious honors. Walker received his award at a ceremony More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, December 31st, 2016
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President Obama ‘protects’ over 1.9 million more acres for new national monuments as ‘land grab’ continues

The White House designated two new national monuments, one in Utah and the other in Nevada, that will protect important Native American cultural sites and the President will count as part of a legacy of environmental More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, October 15th, 2016
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Mistakes You Will Make As An Investor

The life of an investor is seen as a glamorous one that everyone envies. Unfortunately, for every single successful investor out there we have thousands that do not manage to make any money. In fact, most will lose More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Utah.com celebrates 100th anniversary of National Parks with Details and Itineraries

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday this year.  Utah’s five National Parks featured on Utah.com offer adventure travelers and families a unique blend of accessibility and grandeur that have More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton attacks Bernie Sanders on gun control, check out his full record

At the Democratic debate on Sunday, Bernie Sanders was attacked intensely about his gun-control record, reminding everyone that he has a D-minus voting record grade from the NRA, stating that “This should not More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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National Parks see attendance records in 2014

Visitation at America’s national parks broke all-time records in 2014, as the National Park Service prepares to celebrate its centennial in 2016 with a major push to encourage more visitors to experience their More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Trey Gowdy targets Park Services head on why ‘pot-smoking’ Occupy protesters treated better than WWII Vets

During a US House hearing concerning the closure of national parks and monuments during the partial government shutdown, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) targeted the director of the National Park Service for treating “pot-smoking” More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
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John Bell, the latest runner to get fined for jogging at Valley Forge during government shutdown

A Pennsylvania man has made headlines for his run through Valley Forge because when he returned he was greeted by two park rangers and slapped with a $100 fine. Scenic overlooks closing were just the beginning. More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
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National Parks are still closed but immigration reform rally moves ahead on National Mall

The National Park Service is allowing an immigration reform rally to go on as planned Tuesday on the National Mall, even though it’s closed due to the federal shutdown. Susana Flores, a spokesperson for the “Camino More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
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Democrats block GOP bills to fund national parks, veteran affairs, DC in government shutdown battle

The House of Representatives will make another attempt Wednesday to pass three emergency funding bills after each failed to obtain the required two-thirds majority Tuesday.  Harry Reid caricature by donkeyhotey More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
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401 national parks closed due to government shutdown

Because of the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations, the National Park Service has closed all 401 national parks and suspended operation of dozens of community assistance programs. photo More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 20th, 2012
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Visit a national park for free on ‘National Public Lands Day’

Image/National Park Service The National Park Service said in a news release Thursday that all 397 national parks will be free to enter Saturday, September 29 for the 19th annual National Public Lands Day. “National More...


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