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National parks draw in record crowds

...California and Zion in Utah, driven by good weather, cheap gas and marketing campaigns ahead of next year's National Park Service centennial.The Park Service already has recorded 5 million more visitors from this time last year. The result...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-09-03/national-parks-draw-record-crowds
Baab: Passing bill could help Augusta area one day

The battle between sport fishing interests and the National Park Service goes on to prevent the federal agency from closing some 10,000 acres of Biscayne Bay National Park near Miami.Congress has stepped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2015-08-06/baab-passing-bil
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
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
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
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
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-
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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