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States could reopen national parks during shutdown

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 11, 2013

~~<p>WASHINGTON &raquo; Under pressure from governors, the Obama administration said Thursday it will allow some shuttered national parks to reopen &mdash; as long as states use their own money to pay for operations.</p>
<p>While at least four governors have asked for authority to reopen national parks within their borders because of the economic impact of keeping them closed, Hawaii so far is not one of them.</p>
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WASHINGTON » Under pressure from governors, the Obama administration said Thursday it will allow some shuttered national parks to reopen — as long as states use their own money to pay for operations.

While at least four governors have asked for authority to reopen national parks within their borders because of the economic impact of keeping them closed, Hawaii so far is not one of them. Login for more...



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