national parks

Malaysian jet may have turned back, national parks still draw visitors during shutdown, Silverton casino to add 390-room tower

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This Sunday we ponder important questions. Just how much data does an airline need to provide us with prices and customer service? Do we need to be able to speak on our cell phones while hiking in the Grand Canyon? And, we expose the secret life of squirrels on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

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Southwest fires captain over LaGuardia nose-first landing Southwest Airlines has fired the captain who was at the controls when the airplane landed nose-first at LaGuardia. The action came as Dallas-based Southwest completed its probe of the accident, Linda Rutherford, an airline spokeswoman, said today by e-mail, without giving details. Southwest ordered the first officer to […]

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The US National Park Service (NPS) is under growing pressure to provide WIFI and cellular services for park visitors, at least, in the developed areas of the national parks, roads, and trailheads. Ned Levi discusses the pros and cons of the NPS installing these services.

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United completes inaugural flight of 787, national parks fee-free for three days, Norwegian plane interrupts landing because of staffing

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Free entry days at the national parks, British Airways pilots almost passed out, Air France-KLM reportedly buys Boeing Dreamliners

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U.S. National Parks free next weekend, Long-haul travel drives merger bid, NTSB urges jet engine inspection

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Of the top 10 most visited National Parks, Yosemite and Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho have the longest individual traffic jams, with 3.5 and 2.8 miles respectively, it found.

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Today, a change in the federal law allows people to carry handguns, rifles and other firearms into national parks such as Yellowstone, Yosemite and the Grand Canyon – provided that state’s law OKs it.

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American resumes Haitian commercial flights, Federal government lifts gun restrictions in national parks, Inspector General says FAA oversight of American is lax

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