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Superintendent Of Catoctin Mountain Park Retiring

The superintendent of Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont is retiring.

08/18/2015

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Mayor: Fire Devastates Harpers Ferry’s Commercial Area

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. (AP) — The commercial area in historic Harpers Ferry was devastated early Thursday when a fire destroyed a building that housed at least a half dozen businesses, Mayor Gregory Vaughn said. He […]

07/23/2015

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Travel Guide To Utah’s Arches National Park

Travel guide to Utah’s Arches National Park, featuring the world’s largest collection of natural stone arches.

06/10/2015

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Washington Monument Reopens After Power Failure

The National Park Service says the Washington Monument has reopened after a power failure two days ago.

05/29/2015

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Cherry Blossoms Hit Peak Bloom Ahead Of Parade, Festival

Washington’s famous cherry blossoms have hit peak bloom ahead of this weekend’s National Cherry Blossom Festival.

04/11/2015

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National Parks Call On Americans To ‘Find Your Park’

After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country’s most beautiful and historic places, though it also suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that’s aging and mostly white.

03/31/2015

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Park Service Wants Dogs To Chase Geese Off National Mall

The National Park Service wants to begin using border collies to chase away Canadian geese that frequent the Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool and other spots on the National Mall.

03/24/2015

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Man Dies After Tree Falls On Him On Appalachian Trail

Authorities say a man has died after a tree fell on him on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland.

03/15/2015

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Spring Is Coming! NPS Predicts Cherry Blossom Peak

Not all news out of Washington is political. Tuesday, a welcome prediction was made about the return of the city’s cherry blossoms.

03/03/2015

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Park Service Rescinds C&O Canal Entrance Fee Proposal

The National Park Service is rescinding a proposal to start charging entrance fees along the entire, 185-mile length of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park.

02/06/2015

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Park Service Plans Working C&O Canal Aqueduct

The National Park Service says it plans to offer boat rides through a restored aqueduct on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in Williamsport.

10/31/2014

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61-Year-Old Man Critical After DC-Area Hit-And-Run

A 61-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a car in northern Virginia.

10/21/2014

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