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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

  • President Obama is expected to be in California next Monday to announce the establishment of the César E. Chávez National Monument.

    The monument, which the president will designate through the authority bestowed by the Antiquities Act, "will be established on the property known as Nuestra Señora Reina de la Paz (Our Lady Queen of Peace), or La Paz," according to a release from the White House.

  • Following a year of renovations, tours up into the crown of the Statue of Liberty are resuming, and tickets are being made available on-line.

    David Luchsinger, superintendent of Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island, says the tour

Monday, October 1st, 2012

  • A 50-year-old Colorado woman out hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park was killed when she fell about 40-50 feet down Deer Mountain, according to park officials.

    The woman, Toni B.

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  • The calendar might be turning over to October, but at Bryce Canyon National Park it also means winter isn't too far off.

    Park officials are alerting visitors that snows won't be too far off, and as snow increases and daytime temperatures decrease, hikers are encouraged to prepare by dressing warmly and hiking with snowshoes or und