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Articles tagged “shutdown2013”

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Shutdown 2013: Florida Prepares to Reopen National Parks

Florida Bay was inaccessible to fisherman and tourists during the shutdown and Florida wants to get visitors back in the area as soon as possible.

Shutdown 2013: Florida Prepares to Reopen National Parks

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Shutdown 2013: Washington, D.C. Monuments Get Ready for Visitors

Destinations like D.C. have visitors year-round, but for places like national parks, the shutdown's end coincides with the closing of the tourist season.

Shutdown 2013: Washington, D.C. Monuments Get Ready for Visitors

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U.S.Congress Passes Bill To End Government Shutdown, Raise Debt Limit

Thus ends the 16-day shutdown of U.S. government, and with it the closure of national parks and monuments. The local economies dependent on the parks will rejoice, though long term damage will take a while to calculate.

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Shutdown 2013: Historic Ford’s Theatre Reopens with Private Funding

The scope of national attractions closed by the shutdown extends far beyond national parks. America's art and cultural influence is impacted as much as tourism revenues.

Shutdown 2013: Historic Ford’s Theatre Reopens with Private Funding

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Shutdown 2013: World’s Largest Marine Park Now Under Threat

You know things are tough when it's the Americans, not the Russians, that may ruin an international environmental accord.

Shutdown 2013: World’s Largest Marine Park Now Under Threat

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Shutdown 2013: 3,000 Tourists Visit Mt. Rushmore on Its First Day Open

States would rather spend thousands to keep parks open and maintain their image as tourist-friendly destinations than risk sending visitors the wrong message for one more day.

Shutdown 2013: 3,000 Tourists Visit Mt. Rushmore on Its First Day Open

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Shutdown 2013: Two States Pay to Reopen Most Visited National Park

Great Smoky Mountains welcomed 9.6 million visitors in 2012, a number that will likely drop this year due to the park's extended closure during the busy fall tourism season. Both states' contributions will only be enough to keep open for 5 days.

Shutdown 2013: Two States Pay to Reopen Most Visited National Park

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Shutdown 2013: Tourists Come Rushing Back Into Utah, After Opening

If there is a silver lining with the Shutdown, at least more people -- and potential tourists -- heard about the value of our national parks.

Shutdown 2013: Tourists Come Rushing Back Into Utah, After Opening

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Shutdown 2013: Civil War Tourism Hurting Because of Congressional Battles

Now we have our own civil war in Washington and there are few generals eager for compromise.

Shutdown 2013: Civil War Tourism Hurting Because of Congressional Battles

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Shutdown 2013: Statue of Liberty Reopens, Welcomes Huddled Masses and Tourists

Great move by New York State to open the Statue of Liberty while Congress fiddles.

Shutdown 2013: Statue of Liberty Reopens, Welcomes Huddled Masses and Tourists