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By Butter Bracco On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Maryland: John Martin identified as body found in Middle River

The body found in the water at the mouth of Middle River in Essex on Wednesday morning has been identified by Maryland Natural Resources Police as John G. Martin. The body of Martin, 58, was found about 7:30 a.m. More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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North Carolina: Emmanuel Diaz Juarez identified as body found in Falls Lake

Authorities identified the body of a 23-year-old man from Falls Lake on Saturday, the morning after crews suspended a search for a man who was seen struggling in the water. Emmanuel Diaz Juarez of Raleigh was 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 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 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 The Dispatch On Friday, June 20th, 2014
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Flying unmanned aircraft over National Parks banned

WASHINGTON – National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 7th, 2014
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National parks to offer free admission during President’s Day weekend

Looking for something economical to do during the weekend of February 15-17? The National Park Service announced yesterday that all 401 National Park Service sites will have free admission during Presidents Day weekend, 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 Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 17th, 2013
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National Park Service Director: ‘America’s 401 national parks are open for business’

 National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced that as a result of the passage of a continuing resolution providing federal appropriations, the National Park Service have resumed operations 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...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
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Virginia man, Jack Faw, told he couldn’t display “Campaign for Liberty” sticker on car at Kings Mountain National Military Park

Kings Mountain National Military Park has promised to respect visitors’ free speech rights after a man says he was told to leave the park over a car decal promoting presidential candidate Ron Paul’s political More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, August 23rd, 2010
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Search continues for missing Alaskan aircraft

Search for Missing Aircraft Continues in Katmai National Park Multiple aircraft spent much of the day today in an unsuccessful effort to locate a missing aircraft in Katmai National Park and Preserve. The single More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 20th, 2010
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My thoughts on how to reduce the $12 Trillion Federal Debt: sell some federal land

The federal and state governments own more than 30 percent of all the land in the United States. The total land managed by several different branches of the Federal government is 635,000,000 acres, according to More...



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