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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Skirball Fire Was Sparked by Illegal Cooking Flame at Hillside Encampment: LAFDto be fully contained. The Skirball is the first of the six fires that broke o
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 49 minutes ago
to be fully contained. The Skirball is the first of the six fires that broke out across Southern California last week to be assigned a cause. However, the National Park Service estimates that 90 percent of wildfires nationwide are caused by hu... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
UPDATE: Newton Co. wildfire containedin northern Arkansas is now fully contained. Two separate fires merged into on
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted an hour ago
in northern Arkansas is now fully contained. Two separate fires merged into one large fire in the Newton County area. The National Park Service announced Tuesday morning that the fire remained in the containment zone, despite extremely high winds... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Wildfire that burned 425 acres in Northwest Arkansas now 100 percent contained, National Park Service saysDespite high winds and rough terrain, a wildfire in Northwest Arkansas was comp
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
Despite high winds and rough terrain, a wildfire in Northwest Arkansas was completely contained Tuesday morning, the National Park Service reported. The agency said firefighters were first called to the Buffalo National River area on Sunday after... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Newton Co. Wildfire 100 Percent ContainedCOUNTY, Ark. - Two days after a wildfire began in North Arkansas, officials rep
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 hours ago
COUNTY, Ark. - Two days after a wildfire began in North Arkansas, officials report it has been fully contained. The National Park Service (NPS) issued an update Tuesday morning reporting that in spite of extremely high winds overnight, the... Read more
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Al.com
President Trump offers new estimate on his 2015 Mobile rally: 'We had 49,000 people'could result in fewer journalists and others trying to provide such estimates,
Al.com / Posted 5 hours ago
could result in fewer journalists and others trying to provide such estimates, wary of causing controversy. He said the National Park Service ceased doing crowd counts after Louis Farrakhan threated to sue the agency for announcing that only... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Dunes Learning Center has educated Region youngsters about the environment for 20 yearsCreek Elementary School in Lafayette arrive at The Indiana Dunes Learning Cente
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 8 hours ago
Creek Elementary School in Lafayette arrive at The Indiana Dunes Learning Center. The center, in partnership with the National Park Service, has served some 100,000 schoolchildren from the Region, Chicago area and beyond since it was... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Flagler College to lead study of little-known chapter in Castillo’s history19th century. Thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Interior, more lig
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 9 hours ago
19th century. Thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Interior, more light will be shed on that period of time. The National Park Service, in cooperation with Flagler College, has been allotted $50,000 to study the tribal heritage of the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Crews battle blaze near Buffalo National Riverthe larger Whitley fire had burned about 50 acres and the Edgeman fire had burn
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
the larger Whitley fire had burned about 50 acres and the Edgeman fire had burned 15 acres. The fire, on private and National Park Service land, was 10 percent contained when firefighters quit for the night about 8 p.m. Sunday, the news... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Two fires merge in Ozarksin Newton County. Firefighters are working to reinforce the zone with hard lin
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 18 hours ago
in Newton County. Firefighters are working to reinforce the zone with hard lines and mechanical line construction. The National Park Service does not have an estimate on the amount of acreage burned so far. The response to the fire has been... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
The timeless significance of Constitution HallState Capitol is a nonprofit working to restore Constitutional Hall, and it rec
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
State Capitol is a nonprofit working to restore Constitutional Hall, and it recently received an $18,000 grant from the National Park Service to install the front doors and windows. Last year, the city council awarded the organization $355,000... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Two wildfires merged, contained in northern ArkansasFire was estimated to be 15 acres before the two fires "coalesced into one fire
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 21 hours ago
Fire was estimated to be 15 acres before the two fires "coalesced into one fire." According to a press release from the National Park Service at Buffalo National River, the fire is continuing to burn but it is within a containment... Read more
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The Fort Collins Coloradoan
Fleming: Two children and their life in the mountainsGreene children’s lively childhood, subsequent owners managed the hotel and res
The Fort Collins Coloradoan / Posted 22 hours ago
Greene children’s lively childhood, subsequent owners managed the hotel and resort until it was closed down in 1962 by the National Park Service, leaving behind only the echoes of a time long gone. Contact history writer Barbara Fleming at... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Wildfires Merge in North ArkansasCOUNTY, Ark. - Two wildfires burning since Sunday in North Arkansas have now me
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 22 hours ago
COUNTY, Ark. - Two wildfires burning since Sunday in North Arkansas have now merged into one fire. That's according to a National Park Service (NPS) news release issued Monday afternoon. The fire continues to burn within a containment zone in... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
2017 eclipse showered Wyoming with visitors and moneyof the park," according to park spokeswoman Denise Germann. Grand Teton was on
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted yesterday
of the park," according to park spokeswoman Denise Germann. Grand Teton was one of just two U.S. national parks and 21 National Park Service-operated sites around the country that the total eclipse passed over. The independent economic... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Wildfires Burning in Newton CountyCOUNTY, Ark. - Wildfires burning across parts of Boxley Valley in North Arkansa
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted yesterday
COUNTY, Ark. - Wildfires burning across parts of Boxley Valley in North Arkansas are expected to grow today, according to National Park Service (NPS) officials. "Predicted high winds and steep terrain will complicate the ongoing response," the... Read more
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International Business Times
The fascinating stories behind some of 2017's most memorable photos to Trump offering to mow the White House lawn. Giaccio had been invited to work
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
to Trump offering to mow the White House lawn. Giaccio had been invited to work for a day at the White House alongside National Park Service staff. As we waited for Trump, I saw that Giaccio was very focused on this job and not paying much... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Steamtown stamp featured in 2018 edition of National Park collectors’ seriessets in national park gift shops to find certain parks for their passports. The
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
sets in national park gift shops to find certain parks for their passports. The historic site is among 417 units of the National Park Service, which includes major destinations such as the Grand Canyon, recreation areas and military parks. For... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
A stamp of approval for Steamtownsets in national park gift shops to find certain parks for their passports. The
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
sets in national park gift shops to find certain parks for their passports. The historic site is among 417 units of the National Park Service, which includes major destinations such as the Grand Canyon, recreation areas and military parks. For... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Riverfront Park project's latest hurdle: keeping Peoria council supportparkland requires a land swap — with the city providing replacement land for pu
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
parkland requires a land swap — with the city providing replacement land for public use — that must then be approved by the National Park Service. In an Oct. 31 letter, the National Park Service raised questions regarding land and its value that... Read more
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The Columbian
Yosemite a wonder in the winter monthsthaws. The cables that climbers use to ascend Half Dome are removed for the sea
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
thaws. The cables that climbers use to ascend Half Dome are removed for the season. But there are walking tours led by National Park Service rangers that explain how these huge chunks of granite came to be. They’re not just the result of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Plan preserves Delaware Canal heritage for another 10 yearsis the nation's longest-lived canal, operating for more than a century followin
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
is the nation's longest-lived canal, operating for more than a century following its completion in 1832, according to the National Park Service. It is maintained by Delaware Canal State Park, and is part of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Lake Superior's last caribou herds: Ontario rushes to move remaining...out of time is not lost on us. We fully understand the clock is ticking." Easo
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
out of time is not lost on us. We fully understand the clock is ticking." Eason at one point had hoped that the U.S. National Park Service might take some or all of the Michipicoten wolves for Isle Royale where wolf numbers have crashed from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Boston is the perfect weekend away for Christmas shoppingand churches Quackers: The Make Way for Ducklings statues in Boston Public Gar
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
and churches Quackers: The Make Way for Ducklings statues in Boston Public Garden is seen above At Faneuil Hall, the National Park Service operates a visitor's center where you can pick up free maps of the trail and organize tours. And until... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Steamtown National Histoic Site hit hard by tree-killing beetlelot at Steamtown National Historic Site offers a stark example of the invasive
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
lot at Steamtown National Historic Site offers a stark example of the invasive insect’s tree-killing efficiency. The National Park Service has removed almost 60 dead or dying ash trees — more than half of the trees in and around the Steamtown... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hikers missing for seven days in everglades are rescued by helicoptersmarker 63 on Interstate 75 on Friday by the Collier County Sheriff's Office, wh
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
marker 63 on Interstate 75 on Friday by the Collier County Sheriff's Office, who conducted a helicopter search with the National Park Service and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. Ryan Crowder, 25, (right) and Tom Rieker, 24, (left) lost the trail they... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Journalist apologises for ‘fake news’ tweetsize at his inauguration. While former White House press secretary Sean Spicer
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
size at his inauguration. While former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump had the largest-ever inauguration crowd, National Park Service photos showed there were far less attendees than Barack Obama attracted at his 2009 inaugurati... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Official says Castillo de San Marcos, Fort Matanzas in good shape despite millions in deferred maintenancethe 1700s, they had Fort Matanzas built near the Matanzas Inlet to guard agains
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 3 days ago
the 1700s, they had Fort Matanzas built near the Matanzas Inlet to guard against attacks from the south. Operated by the National Park Service, they are both major features of the area’s history and tourism industry. The moat-wall project will... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Former Newton Falls USO Center considered for National Register of Historic Placesat the meeting to move forward with the process of adding the Newton Falls USO
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 days ago
at the meeting to move forward with the process of adding the Newton Falls USO building. Officials say in 90 days, the National Park Service will determine whether or not it is formally listed. The building was built in 1941 by the U.S. Army... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Two hikers rescued by helicopter in Big Cypress National PreserveCollier County Sheriff's Office helicopter crew located two hikers who were los
Naples Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Collier County Sheriff's Office helicopter crew located two hikers who were lost in the Big Cypress National Preserve as part of a joint rescue effort with the National Park Service and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (CCS... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Research continues on elevated mercury levels in fishThen as birds, people and other animals dine on fish from those lakes, mercury
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 3 days ago
Then as birds, people and other animals dine on fish from those lakes, mercury can make its way up the food chain. The National Park Service and the United States Geological Survey are among the agencies that study mercury levels in southwest... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Two missing hikers in Everglades rescued by helicopterCollier County Sheriff's Office helicopter crew located two hikers who were los
Naples Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Collier County Sheriff's Office helicopter crew located two hikers who were lost in the Big Cypress National Preserve as part of a joint rescue effort with the National Park Service and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (CCS... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
A deal to save Uptown Theatre was all set. Until it wasn't.plan earned preliminary support from the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency,
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
plan earned preliminary support from the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, the Chicago Landmarks Commission and the National Park Service. The documents also show CIT sold the project as a public-private partnership that would drive traffic... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Yosemite is magical in winter, here's what to do thereThe cables that climbers use to ascend Half Dome are also removed for the seaso
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
The cables that climbers use to ascend Half Dome are also removed for the season. But there are walking tours led by National Park Service rangers that explain how these huge chunks of granite came to be. They're not just the result of... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Pearl Harbor survivors in their 90s attend solemn ceremonyAlong the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors conti
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Along the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors continue to draw upon today." The Navy and National Park Service host the ceremony each year. Usually, a Pacific Fleet vessel with sailors manning the rails passes by... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pearl Harbor survivors in their 90s attend solemn ceremonyAlong the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors conti
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
Along the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors continue to draw upon today.” The Navy and National Park Service host the ceremony each year. Usually, a Pacific Fleet vessel with sailors manning the rails passes by... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
6 important things to know about wildfiresLarge wildfires are classified by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
Large wildfires are classified by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as being 300 acres or bigger. According to the National Park Service, a vast majority of fires never get that big, and 2% to 3% of all fires make up 95% of total areas... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
6 important things to know about wildfiresLarge wildfires are classified by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
Large wildfires are classified by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as being 300 acres or bigger. According to the National Park Service, a vast majority of fires never get that big, and 2% to 3% of all fires make up 95% of total areas... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Pearl Harbor Survivors In Their 90s Attend Solemn CeremonyAlong the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors conti
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 4 days ago
Along the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors continue to draw upon today.” The Navy and National Park Service host the ceremony each year. Usually, a Pacific Fleet vessel with sailors manning the rails passes by... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Sea turtle has surgery to remove 9 fishing hooksat Gulf Islands National Seashore The Gulf Islands National Seashore asked the
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
at Gulf Islands National Seashore The Gulf Islands National Seashore asked the community to bookmark a page on the National Park Service website that has instructions on proper wildlife reporting. © Gannett Co., Inc. 2017. All Rights... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Base, cemetery in 14 sites nominated for National Registerranging from a prehistoric site to midcentury buildings constructed in the 1960
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
ranging from a prehistoric site to midcentury buildings constructed in the 1960s," said Christ. "We anticipate that the National Park Service will add them to the National Register within the next two months." The National Register of Historic... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Hosts Blackened Canteen CeremonyPartners With National Park Service And Zero Fighter Admirers' Club Japan For T
The Aero-News Network / Posted 4 days ago
Partners With National Park Service And Zero Fighter Admirers' Club Japan For The Event Aboard The USS Arizona Memorial For the past 26 years, Dr. Hiroya Sugano, Director General of the Zero Fighter Admirers’ Club in Japan, has traveled to Pearl... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Pearl Harbor survivors remember those killed 76 years agoAlong the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors conti
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Along the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors continue to draw upon today.” The Navy and National Park Service host the ceremony each year. Usually, a Pacific Fleet vessel with sailors manning the rails passes by... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Pearl Harbor survivors in their 90s attend solemn ceremonyAlong the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors conti
Lake Placid News / Posted 4 days ago
Along the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors continue to draw upon today." The Navy and National Park Service host the ceremony each year. Usually, a Pacific Fleet vessel with sailors manning the rails passes by... Read more
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Times Leader
Dallas American Legion marks Pearl Harbor anniversarythe Camp Makaole base where Elfring, 19 at the time, was serving. The bullets m
Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
the Camp Makaole base where Elfring, 19 at the time, was serving. The bullets missed him by about 15 feet. The Navy and National Park Service host the ceremony each year at the same time the attack began. Usually, a Navy vessel with sailors... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
The Future Is Looking Brighter For Joplin's Memorial Halldesignation will enhance that national registry application for the Memorial Ha
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 4 days ago
designation will enhance that national registry application for the Memorial Hall to be a historic place identified by the National Park Service." And that designation is key to getting state *and* federal tax breaks to redevelop the Hall. A Hall... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Pearl Harbor survivors in their 90s attend solemn ceremonyAlong the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors conti
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
Along the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors continue to draw upon today." The Navy and National Park Service host the ceremony each year. Usually, a Pacific Fleet vessel with sailors manning the rails passes by... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Pearl Harbor survivors in their 90s attend solemn ceremonyAlong the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors conti
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
Along the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors continue to draw upon today." The Navy and National Park Service host the ceremony each year. Usually, a Pacific Fleet vessel with sailors manning the rails passes by... Read more
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Philly.com
Pearl Harbor survivors remember those killed 76 years agoAlong the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors conti
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Along the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors continue to draw upon today." The Navy and National Park Service host the ceremony each year. Usually, a Pacific Fleet vessel with sailors manning the rails passes by... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Pearl Harbor survivors in their 90s attend solemn ceremonyAlong the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors conti
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
Along the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors continue to draw upon today.” The Navy and National Park Service host the ceremony each year. Usually, a Pacific Fleet vessel with sailors manning the rails passes by... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Pearl Harbor survivors in their 90s attend solemn ceremonyAlong the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors conti
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
Along the way, they forged a cultural heritage of resilience that sailors continue to draw upon today." The Navy and National Park Service host the ceremony each year. Usually, a Pacific Fleet vessel with sailors manning the rails passes by... Read more
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