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Ford's Theater may be the latest casualty of the government shutdown. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Government Shutdown May Halt ‘Laramie Project’ at Ford’s Theatre

Ford’s Theatre may have to postpone its run of “The Laramie Project” because the play is being forced out of the theater during the government shutdown.


The Colorado River flowing through the Grand Canyon (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Shutdown Casualty: Once In A Lifetime Rafting Trips On The Colorado River

Tuesday was rigging day. The day that two groups of people from across the country would be in Arizona inflating rafts to launch on the Colorado River, loading food and camping gear, and strapping it all down so it doesn’t end up in the water.

Instead, the groups of 16 people each camped out at a lodge near Lees Ferry unable to get into Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and close to the water. With the federal government shutdown, their Wednesday launch dates on one of the most coveted river trips in the country — through the Grand Canyon — appears unlikely.


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National Park Service Creates Website for Teachers

The National Park Service is launching a new website for teachers that will provide lesson plans and resources about science and historic places in national parks throughout the country.


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National Park Service Seeks Public Comment on Deer Management

The National Park Service on Monday released its proposal to reduce the deer population in by using sharpshooters.


Green paint is seen on the statue of Abraham Lincoln July 30, 2013 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. Workers are using a solvent that will hopefully draw the paint out of the granite surface. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Green Paint Stain Still Shows on Lincoln Memorial

Three areas of the Lincoln Memorial statue still show faint signs of staining after a vandal splattered green paint at the site last week.


The "Stone of Hope" sculpture at the National Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is seen on February 1, 2013. An abbreviated quotation inscribed on the side of the statue will soon be removed.  (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Work to Begin Next Week on MLK Memorial Quote

The National Park Service says it will begin work next week to remove a disputed inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.


Independence Day in D.C.

Park Service to Light Monument During Restoration

While the Washington Monument is closed for earthquake damage repairs over the next year, 488 lamps will restore the marble tower’s glow each night on the National Mall.


U.S. Park Police. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

US Park Police to End Furloughs Next Week

The National Park Service is ending unpaid leave for U.S. Park Police officers earlier than expected.


A budding Cherry Blossom Tree before dawn along the Tidal Basin.  (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Dated Pushed Back — Again

The National Park Service has updated its predicted peak bloom time for the District of Columbia’s cherry trees for a second time, moving it back a few days.


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Sharpshooters Kill 20 Deer in Rock Creek Park

The National Park Service says sharpshooters have killed 20 deer in Washington’s Rock Creek Park, reducing the deer population in the park by roughly 10 percent.