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Grand Canyon, other parks float entry-fee increase

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Visiting the Grand Canyon and other national parks could get a little pricier.The National Park Service said 115 of its 401 units plan to seek public comment on entrance fees that could go up starting next year. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-11-13/grand-canyon-other-parks-f
Yellowstone in talks to increase wireless capabilities

...proposal coincides with a National Park Service campaign to "Go Digital...attractions overseen by the National Park Service, spokeswoman Alexandra Picavet...is different from what the National Park Service has provided previously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-10/yellowstone-talks-increase
The Roosevelt trail leads visitors deep into history

...his domineering mother, to his struggles with polio, to his relationships with Eleanor and other women.Nearby National Park Service sites include Springwood, where FDR was born and lived; Val-Kill, Eleanor's retreat; and Top Cottage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-20/roosevelt-trail-leads-visitors-deep
Hiking and learning on the Civil War battlefields

...to figures provided by the National Park Service. The Manassas National Battlefield...says Mike Litterst, a National Park Service spokesman. Most have a visitor's...on the Civil War Trust and National Park Service websites, or pick up brochures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-24/hiking-and-learning-civil-war-battl
National Park Service stops construction on Cumberland

KINGSLAND, Ga. - The National Park Service has issued a stop-work order to halt the construction...Patricia Hooks, the regional director for the National Park Service, said Thursday in a statement that Department of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/04/met_138403.shtml
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Fort McHenry to mark bicentennial of battle, anthem

...eagerly shares his knowledge, whether he's in his National Park Service uniform or 19th century military garb as leader of...historian.Q: Who trains them?A: We do ? the National Park Service at Fort McHenry. And there are degrees of specialty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-08-23/fort-mchenry-mark-bicent
Around the block

...Supper will begin at 6 p.m. provided by Edgar's Grille for $12. The program will begin at 6:45 p.m.. National Park Service Historian Jim Odgen will present The Battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864.The meeting is open to the public. For...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-07-17/around-block
Discounts kick in for last baby boomers turning 50

...until closer to retirement age.For instance, Fred Meyer Senior Discount Days are for those 55 and older, the National Park Service charges just $10 for a lifetime pass for Americans age 62 or older, and Southwest Airlines is one of the few carriers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-21/discounts-kick-last-baby-boomers-tu
Turn Back the Block hopes to restore luster to Augusta's Harrisburg neighborhood

...everyone. It was more or less like a fantasy looking back, something people only imagine."According to the National Park Service, the nearby mills used to fill Harrisburg with working families. But the mills began to decline in the 1930s...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-28/turn-back-block-hopes-restore
Civil War's toll created Arlington National Cemetery

...toward Lee played a role in the cemetery's location, said Matt Penrod, a park ranger at Arlington House, a National Park Service site within the cemetery that includes the Lee family mansion.Initially, grave diggers buried the dead on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-31/civil-wars-toll-created-arlington-n