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Confederate flags placed near MLK church

...police Officer Gary Wade said a maintenance worker discovered the flags at 6 a.m. Thursday and notified the National Park Service, which operates the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, which is adjacent to the church."Our grounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-30/confederate-flags-placed-near-mlk-c
South African rhino orphanage cares for victims of poachers

...evidence to support that. The horn is made of keratin, a protein also found in human fingernails.South Africa's national parks service rescued 16 rhino orphans in 2014; a dozen were put in specialist care and four were placed with surrogate mothers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-17/south-african-rhino-orphan
U.S. House moves to ban Confederate flag in federal cemeteries

...cemeteries in the deep South.The low-profile move came Tuesday evening after a brief debate on a measure funding the National Park Service, which maintains 14 national cemeteries, most of which contain graves of Civil War soldiers.The proposal by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-08/us-house-moves-ban-confedera
Finality for the flag

...graves in federal cemeteries. Washington Democrats accused the GOP of racism this week for seeking to codify a National Park Service policy allowing the brief display of battle flags on Confederate graves in federal cemeteries on Confederate Memorial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-11/finality-flag
South Carolina House approves bill removing Confederate flag

...signing the bill.In Washington, the vote by the U.S. House followed a brief debate on a measure funding the National Park Service, which maintains 14 national cemeteries, most of which contain graves of Civil War soldiers.The proposal by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-09/south-carolina-house-approves-bill-
The National Park Service's decision on Biscayne isn't popular

The National Park Service has announced plans to close nearly 10,000 acres of public water in Biscayne National Park off southern Florida.Public hearings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2015-06-11/national-park-se
Park Service now looks at Civil War Reconstruction sites

...the Civil War now past, the National Park Service is turning its attention to...system of slave labor. The National Park Service is undertaking what it calls...Carolina coast, is one of the National Park Service staffers working with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-25/park-service-now-looks-civil
Park service needs younger visitors for aging facilities

...After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country's...water supply to the site, National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis said...led to the creation of the National Park Service.In the 1950s, there were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-04/park-service-needs-younger-visitors
Baab: Congressman can help out on three fishing issues

...Finally, Biscayne National Park off the Florida coast would be put off limits to recreational anglers if the National Park Service goes ahead with its huge no-fishing zone. More than 10 million recreational fishermen would be locked out if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2015-04-02/congressman-can-
Opinions differ as law preserves Greenwood's segregated war memorial

...that their children or grandchildren might get ... we should acknowledge that."Eric Williams, a retired National Park Service historian, wrote an op-ed in Greenwood's Index-Journal newspaper in December, stating the memorial serves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-14/opinions-differ-law-preserves