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Some US National Parks Re-Open With Funding From Statesi
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October 14, 2013 9:01 PM
Some of America's best-known national parks have re-opened after being forced to close for almost two weeks due to the shutdown of the U.S. federal government. As VOA's Michael Lipin explains, several state governments decided they are better off funding the parks themselves than leaving them closed.

Some US National Parks Re-Open With Funding From States

Published October 14, 2013

Some of America's best-known national parks have re-opened after being forced to close for almost two weeks due to the shutdown of the U.S. federal government. As VOA's Michael Lipin explains, several state governments decided they are better off funding the parks themselves than leaving them closed.


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