Park Closures Just Don't Pencil Out

The governor's plan to shut parks to save $22 million won't make a dent in the projected deficit and doesn't account for the effect shutting them would have on communities. 

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  • protestors gather in London ahead of UN Summit -
    Thousands march over climate - AOL UK
    11/30/2015 - 3:15 pm | View Link
  • Bristol arena plans spark parking chaos fears -
    ... over the railway line to link with the Arena Terrace Park and Ride services ... from 200 to just over 250 spaces Temporary road closures of ...
    11/30/2015 - 12:59 pm | View Link
  • Funeral for Downey Officer Ricardo Galvez to close downtown LA ... - Los Angeles Daily News
    Video: Downey police Officer Ricardo Galvez honored - Los Angeles Daily News
    11/30/2015 - 10:41 am | View Link
  • TRAFFIC: Multi-vehicle crash slows commuters on Parkway West - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Brightwood Road, Bethel Park -- Paving causing lane closures with flaggers directing traffic from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays until further...
    11/30/2015 - 7:37 am | View Link
  • Waze Will Change Your Life — and Could Solve Problems for St. ... - River Front Times
    Or I-64 to Forest Park, through those surface streets in the CWE — ... use Waze to get the word out about sudden closures or rerouted roadways.
    11/30/2015 - 7:07 am | View Link
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  • Greyhound racing on its last legs in Texas as Gulf Greyhound Park closes at end of year
    The industry predicts an end to live racing in the state will have a ripple effect causing job losses, dog farm closures and a surplus of greyhounds at adoption centers. Kennel operators and farm owners have one bargaining chip: state law requires the ...
    11/29/2015 - 6:15 am | View Link
  • University of Chicago Closes After FBI Warns of Threats of Gun Violence
    Jeremy Manier, a spokesman for the university, said there were no street closures planned, but there will be more security on campus. Chicago Police declined to comment. Classes at all University of Chicago charter schools have been cancelled for Monday.
    11/28/2015 - 10:14 am | View Link
  • Shenandoah National Park implements night closures of Skyline Drive
    Anyone who wants to take a nighttime trip on Skyline Drive better make other plans. With hunting season underway, Shenandoah National Park closed Skyline Drive at night on Nov. 9. The idea is to help crack down on illegal hunting, by making it harder for ...
    11/26/2015 - 6:24 am | View Link
  • Friday is a fee-free day at Glacier National Park
    The park received its first winter storm this week and many roads are snow-covered. Check the park website at for the most up to date information on road closures.
    11/25/2015 - 10:00 pm | View Link
  • What’s open, what’s not (and what’s free) for Thanksgiving weekend in Olympic National Park
    With sunny weather predicted for Thanksgiving and the long holiday weekend, Olympic National Park officials are reminding visitors that entrance fees will be waived at all park entrances Friday, Nov. 27, and alerting the public to some closures around the ...
    11/25/2015 - 10:29 am | View Link
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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Fort Worth District Home Page
    11/30/2015 - 3:49 am | View Website
  • Closures
    This page lists current closures of DNR Sites and Areas, by geographic region. - Northwestern Illinois - Northeastern Illinois - East Central Illinois
    11/30/2015 - 12:28 am | View Website
  • Park closures
    List of current and upcoming closures of South Australian parks and reserves.
    11/30/2015 - 12:00 am | View Website
  • PARD Facilities Closures | Parks and Recreation ...
    Zilker Metropolitan Park Area See the Zilker Park Area Schedule map for open/closed areas per date period of interest. Trail of Lights
    11/29/2015 - 11:31 pm | View Website
  • Road closures | Sydney Olympic Park
    Sydney Olympic Park is the premier destination for events. Road closures and changes to on-street parking may be applied to accommodate increased public transport and ...
    11/29/2015 - 9:44 pm | View Website
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