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The Daily Voice - Peekskill
Popular Hiking Spot Near Peekskill Will Be Closed For Full Yearinclude the removal of graffiti from the trail along with making it safer to tr
The Daily Voice - Peekskill / Posted an hour ago
include the removal of graffiti from the trail along with making it safer to traverse, are being paid for by the New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation Department. The other work is being privately funded by Scenic Hudson and... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
First responders, law enforcement can fish license-free until June 30license-free until June 30. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted an hour ago
license-free until June 30. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is also offering free day-passes to Florida State Parks that can be used on an unlimited basis until October 2018 for all law enforcement officers, first responders and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ossining
Popular Hiking Spot Near Ossining Will Be Closed For Full Yearinclude the removal of graffiti from the trail along with making it safer to tr
The Daily Voice - Ossining / Posted an hour ago
include the removal of graffiti from the trail along with making it safer to traverse, are being paid for by the New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation Department. The other work is being privately funded by Scenic Hudson and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Yorktown
Popular Hiking Spot Near Yorktown Will Be Closed For Full Yearinclude the removal of graffiti from the trail along with making it safer to tr
The Daily Voice - Yorktown / Posted an hour ago
include the removal of graffiti from the trail along with making it safer to traverse, are being paid for by the New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation Department. The other work is being privately funded by Scenic Hudson and... Read more
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Poinsett County Democrat Tribune
NEA fishing reportif Lake Poinsett State Park will still be open due to the AGFC's draining of th
Poinsett County Democrat Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
if Lake Poinsett State Park will still be open due to the AGFC's draining of the lake. "YES, we will be open as usual. State Parks are not the ones draining the lake, Arkansas Game & Fish are in charge of the lake. I will answer any questions I... Read more
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The Mercury News
Big Sur River Run cancelled due to storm damage, will return in 2018the event has raised more than $1 million from participants, volunteers, sponso
The Mercury News / Posted 5 hours ago
the event has raised more than $1 million from participants, volunteers, sponsors, the Big Sur International Marathon and State Parks. The run was created to raise funds for Big Sur emergency services organizations. Its two main beneficiaries are... Read more
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ABC News
State park's hiking trails close following bear attackVirginia State Parks spokesman Jim Meisner says the woman was hiking with two d
ABC News / Posted 6 hours ago
Virginia State Parks spokesman Jim Meisner says the woman was hiking with two dogs in Douthat State Park in Millboro when she was attacked from behind by the bear Sunday around 1 p.m. News outlets report the woman suffered injuries to her legs but... Read more
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The Columbian
Burn ban eased; debris burning still prohibitedFriday, recreational fires are allowed in established fire pits in campgrounds,
The Columbian / Posted 7 hours ago
Friday, recreational fires are allowed in established fire pits in campgrounds, such as those found in city, county and state parks, and on private land. Private recreational fires must be built in metal, rock or masonry-lined pits, such as... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
State park's hiking trails close following bear attackbear has attacked a woman at a state park in Virginia, prompting officials to c
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 hours ago
bear has attacked a woman at a state park in Virginia, prompting officials to close the park's hiking trails. Virginia State Parks spokesman Jim Meisner says the woman was hiking with two dogs in Douthat State Park in Millboro when she was... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little Rock mayor takes tourism jobfor most of his adult life and has devoted countless hours and energy to the to
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
for most of his adult life and has devoted countless hours and energy to the tourism industry as a member of the Arkansas State Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission," Webb said in a news release announcing the appointment. "He is a natural fit... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Former Mayor Jim Dailey Named State Tourism Directorfor most of his adult life and has devoted countless hours and energy to the to
Arkansas Business / Posted 8 hours ago
for most of his adult life and has devoted countless hours and energy to the tourism industry as a member of the Arkansas State Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission," Webb said in a statement. "He is a natural fit for this position, and I'm... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
State park’s hiking trails close following bear attackbear has attacked a woman at a state park in Virginia, prompting officials to c
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 hours ago
bear has attacked a woman at a state park in Virginia, prompting officials to close the park’s hiking trails. Virginia State Parks spokesman Jim Meisner says the woman was hiking with two dogs in Douthat State Park in Millboro when she was... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
State park's hiking trails in Virginia close following bear attackbear has attacked a woman at a state park in Virginia, prompting officials to c
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 hours ago
bear has attacked a woman at a state park in Virginia, prompting officials to close the park's hiking trails. Virginia State Parks spokesman Jim Meisner says the woman was hiking with two dogs in Douthat State Park in Millboro when she was... Read more
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NBC Washington
Black Bear Attacks Woman at Virginia State Parkbear has attacked a woman at a state park in Virginia, prompting officials to c
NBC Washington / Posted 9 hours ago
bear has attacked a woman at a state park in Virginia, prompting officials to close the park's hiking trails. Virginia State Parks spokesman Jim Meisner says the woman was hiking with two dogs in Douthat State Park in Millboro when she was... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
State park's hiking trails close following bear attackbear has attacked a woman at a state park in Virginia, prompting officials to c
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 11 hours ago
bear has attacked a woman at a state park in Virginia, prompting officials to close the park's hiking trails. Virginia State Parks spokesman Jim Meisner says the woman was hiking with two dogs in Douthat State Park in Millboro when she was... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Training law enforcement for water pursuitsvessels at high speeds in Tacoma this week. It’s part of the Marine Law Enforc
KING5 Seattle / Posted 14 hours ago
vessels at high speeds in Tacoma this week. It’s part of the Marine Law Enforcement Training Program through Washington State Parks that works with 53 agencies from across the state. “It does take practice and it does take a certain amount of... Read more
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The Davison Index
Trails Week a great time to discover your next adventure | September 21, 2017the most picturesque locations in the country, a number of fascinating historic
The Davison Index / Posted 15 hours ago
the most picturesque locations in the country, a number of fascinating historical sites and attractions, and more than 100 state parks.” Michigan has more than 12,500 miles of designated state trails that connect communities and provide real... Read more
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Flint Township View
Michigan Trails Week, a great time to discover your next outdoor adventure | September 21, 2017the most picturesque locations in the country, a number of fascinating historic
Flint Township View / Posted 16 hours ago
the most picturesque locations in the country, a number of fascinating historical sites and attractions, and more than 100 state parks.” Michigan has more than 12,500 miles of designated state trails that connect communities and provide real... Read more
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The Andalusia Star-News
Public lake closing temporarily; applications for manager soughtpromotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resour
The Andalusia Star-News / Posted 16 hours ago
promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through four divisions: Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. To learn more about ADCNR, visit www.outdooralab... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
Michigan Trails Week, a great time to discover your next outdoor adventure | September 21, 2017the most picturesque locations in the country, a number of fascinating historic
Swartz Creek View / Posted 16 hours ago
the most picturesque locations in the country, a number of fascinating historical sites and attractions, and more than 100 state parks.” Michigan has more than 12,500 miles of designated state trails that connect communities and provide real... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
California's attorney general is suing Trump administration to halt border wall constructionto build a border wall would impact the Tijuana River Estuary, a wilderness are
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 17 hours ago
to build a border wall would impact the Tijuana River Estuary, a wilderness area, the California Coast, and a number of state parks. The lawsuits specifically target a 15 mile stretch in San Diego where eight border wall prototypes are set to be... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Celebrate National Public Lands Day for free at WA State ParksOLYMPIA, Wash. - On September 30, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Com
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 21 hours ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. - On September 30, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites people to celebrate National Public Lands Day with a free visit to Washington's state parks. Day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit state... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Missouri State Parks workers being tested for deadly illnessMissouri State Parks workers are being tested for a dangerous illness that may
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
Missouri State Parks workers are being tested for a dangerous illness that may come from tick bites. The Bourbon Virus was first discovered to have an effect on humans in 2014. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, rash, and fatigue. There is no... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘Bikepacking’ is a treat when toddler gets too heavy for your backso you’ll need a sturdy bike that can handle that kind of stress. Find a road
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
so you’ll need a sturdy bike that can handle that kind of stress. Find a road Many online resources point bikepackers to state parks with ample campsites and roads where drivers are accustomed to bikers. But we wanted more solitude and decided to... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
New technology helping Scripps map San Diego's cliffs and beachesmapping the shoreline of San Diego's coast to study beach and cliff erosion. Th
KGTV San Diego / Posted yesterday
mapping the shoreline of San Diego's coast to study beach and cliff erosion. The new technology, paid for by the California State Parks and the Army Corps of Enginners, has made that task much easier. "This is allowing us to get a more... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. lawmakers approve $4B ballot measure for parks, water projectsfirst parks bond, which voters approved in 1928 to preserve areas like Mount Di
Lake Tahoe News / Posted yesterday
first parks bond, which voters approved in 1928 to preserve areas like Mount Diablo, Mount Tamalpais and Del Norte Redwoods state parks — this one is heavily tilted toward urban parks and Southern California, along with water improvements in... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
See autumn foliage on a drive through Alabama's state parksCooler temperatures mean that Alabama state parks will soon be filled with rich
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
Cooler temperatures mean that Alabama state parks will soon be filled with rich autumn foliage. The Alabama Tourism Department suggests following the Circle of Colors Trail along with an interactive map to kick off the fall season. The Circle of... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Forest Loss Threatens Unique Wetlandsin the three-state study area. The authors found that only 7 percent of these p
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
in the three-state study area. The authors found that only 7 percent of these pools were located on protected lands such as state parks. Forest cover around the pools steadily dropped between 1981 and 2010: the number of fully forested pools... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Governor Scott: Floridians should prepare, restock hurricane kitsto normal operations. Please visit www.fldoe.org/irma/ to view all school clos
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
to normal operations. Please visit www.fldoe.org/irma/ to view all school closures. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION 101 Florida State Parks have reopened for day-use only, 66 parks remain closed to ensure visitor safety. Park service staff have formed... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Fall foliage forecast: When’s the best time to see the leaves changeof Natural Resources keeps a close eye on the changing colors. It offers an up-
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
of Natural Resources keeps a close eye on the changing colors. It offers an up-to-date report of leaf conditions at Ohio state parks. As of Tuesday afternoon, parks across the Buckeye state reported trees were green. ODNR recommends experiencing... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Parks & Trails accepting improvement grant applicationsis designed to enhance the preservation, stewardship, interpretation, environme
MPNnow.com / Posted 2 days ago
is designed to enhance the preservation, stewardship, interpretation, environmental education, maintenance and promotion of state parks, trails, historic sites and public lands; increase the sustainability, effectiveness, productivity, volunteerism... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Indiana State parks and properties to waive admission fees on September 30thArea, Turkey Run State Park and Brookville Lake, invasive plant removals at Bro
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
Area, Turkey Run State Park and Brookville Lake, invasive plant removals at Brown County, Spring Mill and Ouabache state parks, and river cleanups at O’Bannon Woods and Tippecanoe River state parks. Many other properties will offer similar... Read more
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Missoulian
Montana State Parks working to correct 'mistakes of the past'Unlike many state agencies that rely on the general fund, FWP as an agency and
Missoulian / Posted 2 days ago
Unlike many state agencies that rely on the general fund, FWP as an agency and Montana State Parks as a division draw funding through so-called “state special revenue.” For fish and wildlife, the bulk of funding comes from fishing and hunting license... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Cathedral City residents invited to weigh in on downtown park designin late 2018, will be built on a lot at the corner of Avenida Lalo Guerrero and
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
in late 2018, will be built on a lot at the corner of Avenida Lalo Guerrero and Cathedral Canyon Drive. A $1.4 million State Parks Grant was awarded to the city earlier this year for the park's construction. Residents are asked to offer their... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Maria, Jose menace Tri-state and people with ties to NY in the Caribbeanhazardous conditions. "We are telling people to stay out of the water," said G
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 2 days ago
hazardous conditions. "We are telling people to stay out of the water," said George Gorman, deputy regional director for state parks, at Jones Beach on Monday. "Rough surf will continue and actually get worse." Meanwhile, Maria is headed right... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan adopts 5-year plan for managing state park systemthrough discussions with other state agencies and groups representing various p
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
through discussions with other state agencies and groups representing various public interests. The DNR manages 103 state parks and recreation areas that together occupy more than 300,000 acres. The parks and recreation division also... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Michigan adopts 5-year plan for managing state park systemthrough discussions with other state agencies and groups representing various p
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
through discussions with other state agencies and groups representing various public interests. The DNR manages 103 state parks and recreation areas that together occupy more than 300,000 acres. The parks and recreation division also... Read more
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The Mercury News
California lawmakers approve $4 billion ballot measure for parks and water projectsfirst parks bond, which voters approved in 1928 to preserve areas like Mount Di
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
first parks bond, which voters approved in 1928 to preserve areas like Mount Diablo, Mount Tamalpais and Del Norte Redwoods state parks — this one is heavily tilted toward urban parks and Southern California, along with water improvements in... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Cathedral City residents invited to weigh in on downtown park design at Monday's city meetingin late 2018, will be built on a lot at the corner of Avenida Lalo Guerrero and
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
in late 2018, will be built on a lot at the corner of Avenida Lalo Guerrero and Cathedral Canyon Drive. A $1.4 million State Parks Grant was awarded to the city earlier this year for the park's construction. Residents are asked to offer their... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hurricane Irma's fury has forced closure of many Central Florida parks and trailspark’s popular swimming hole are “extremely high” and have reached the sidewalk
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
park’s popular swimming hole are “extremely high” and have reached the sidewalk area, Brooks said. One of the most popular state parks in Florida, it regularly attracts more than 430,000 visitors a year. Brooks said he hopes to reopen portions of... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
All evacuation orders in Multnomah Co. liftedclosed roadways,” the sheriff’s office said. Additionally, deputies said all U
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 2 days ago
closed roadways,” the sheriff’s office said. Additionally, deputies said all United States Forest Service lands and Oregon State Parks in the Gorge remain closed to every civilian at this time, and access to these areas continues to be... Read more
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WBUP - WBKP Marquette
DNR releases strategic plan for state parks & recreation areasadvisory groups, stakeholders, other state agencies and DNR staff. The DNR Par
WBUP - WBKP Marquette / Posted 2 days ago
advisory groups, stakeholders, other state agencies and DNR staff. The DNR Parks and Recreation Division manages 103 state parks and recreation areas, totaling 306,148 acres across Michigan’s Upper and Lower peninsulas. It also oversees the... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Body found on beach identified as Kurt KeltnerKenai River after he was thrown from a boat near Soldotna’s Centennial Park on
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 3 days ago
Kenai River after he was thrown from a boat near Soldotna’s Centennial Park on Aug. 4. Despite extensive searches by Alaska State Parks staff, community members and Keltner’s family, his body was not found in the subsequent weeks. On Sept. 12,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
New England in the Fall: expert holiday planner – where to go and what to do3,150ft (960m) summit of Gadd Peak. Walk back down, or enjoy more gorgeous view
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
3,150ft (960m) summit of Gadd Peak. Walk back down, or enjoy more gorgeous views on the return ride. New Hampshire has 93 state parks, so, even near popular villages you can be on your own. From North Conway, for example, head into Echo Lake State... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Outgoing poet laureate heartened by public's passion(Nor, for that matter, did he appreciate some of the other fine things downstat
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
(Nor, for that matter, did he appreciate some of the other fine things downstate had to offer: Blago famously didn't go to state parks either.) Stein expected that Blagojevich was just rubber-stamping whatever the committee told him they'd... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
New Bern named as Mountains-to-Sea destinationTrail designation. Carol Tingley, deputy director of the N.C. Division of Park
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Trail designation. Carol Tingley, deputy director of the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation, and Smith Rayner, N.C. State Parks trail planner, made the trip to walk the the waterfront trail in New Bern. “You know we do have 18-inch wide... Read more
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Tahoe Daily Tribune
Is social media ruining Lake Tahoe’s wilderness?of the parks and the natural and cultural resources they offer," said Adeline Y
Tahoe Daily Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
of the parks and the natural and cultural resources they offer," said Adeline Yee, information officer for California State Parks. "It has introduced outdoor recreational opportunities to an audience who may never have considered it... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Turn over a new leaf: Chase autumn foliage on footoutcropping named Poppasquash Neck in tribute to its Native American roots. The
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
outcropping named Poppasquash Neck in tribute to its Native American roots. The East Bay bikeway connects Colt to other state parks stretching from East Providence to Barrington. Consider a side trip to nearby Blithewold Mansion , whose 33 acres... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The best Airbnbs for vacationers seeking fall foliagein the region. One option for enjoying fall — if you're looking for an autumn g
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
in the region. One option for enjoying fall — if you're looking for an autumn getaway — is to take advantage of East Coast state parks and DEC campgrounds that are still open for camping. But if braving fall nighttime temperatures in a tent or... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Daggett, Garfield counties rely most on Utah tourismZion — rose 21 percent year-over-year, to 10.1 million. National monuments had
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Zion — rose 21 percent year-over-year, to 10.1 million. National monuments had 18 percent more visitors than in 2015, Leaver added, while visitation to state parks climbed 16 percent. Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune, http://www.sltr... Read more
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