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Yellowstone National Park

Oct 1, 2013 — In addition to shutdowns of national parks (including Alcatraz and Yosemite) and the supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children, the mandatory furloughs are affecting a wide range of government science and health agencies.
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Jun 7, 2013 — If a family vacation to Yellowstone or the Grand Tetons makes you fear for your waistline — or for your palate — there's good news: The National Park Service is revamping its menus to offer more healthful, local and fancier fare. How does a jumbo lump crab cake or almond-baked chicken sound to you?
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Dec 8, 2012 — A radio-collared wolf, well-known to scientists and tourists, has been killed outside Yellowstone National Park. Commentator Barbara J. King points to the larger controversy of which this latest wolf death is a part.
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May 31, 2012 — At Yellowstone National Park, the Earth growls, wolves prowl, bison roam and it's possible to go stand in a volcano's crater. Science bursts to life in Yellowstone. So how do we we tap Yellowstone's wonders to turn kids on to science?
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Jul 17, 2011 — Celebrating one of America's great national parks — and an upcoming vacation — in photos.
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Aug 9, 2010 — Federal agents caught the second of three escaped Arizona convicts near Yellowstone National Park.
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Jul 30, 2010 — A mother grizzly responsible for leading an attack on three campers near Yellowstone was euthanized.
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Jul 29, 2010 — A female grizzly bear suspected in attacks, one of them fatal, at campsites near Yellowstone, was captured along with 2 of 3 cubs. Besides the dead camper, two were injured. The bear will be killed.
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