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Splitting the check for Grand Canyon opening

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A number of different players are pitching in money to help keep Grand Canyon National Park open to the public despite a federal government shutdown. More>>

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Fed budget deal means AZ DES workers back at work

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More than 240 furloughed workers at the Arizona Department of Economic Security are back on the job now that the federal government is back up and running. More>>

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Judge orders immediate end to logging shutdown

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A federal judge has allowed loggers to go back to work on national forests without waiting for federal agencies to lift logging bans prompted by the government shutdown. More>>

McCain: No more shutdowns, 'I guarantee it'

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Sen. John McCain promised Thursday the government will not shut down again in the near future, and argued the President will now have to engage with his political opponents on Capitol Hill. More>>

2 parties bicker over blame for parks shutdown

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Republicans and Democrats are battling over who's to blame for one of the most high-profiles casualties of the government shutdown: the national parks. More>>

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Mount Rushmore to reopen amid fed shutdown

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South Dakota, Utah and Colorado have decided to pay to reopen national parks during the government shutdown. More>>

AZ residents, business leaders to protest shutdown at Grand Canyon

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County governments across southern Utah are moving to condemn the shutdown of national parks by declaring an official emergency. More>>

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    Islamic State group kills captured Syrian soldiers

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:11:42 GMT
    Syrian activists say government warplanes are targeting rebels near the country's frontier with Israel in the Golan Heights, a day after opposition fighters captured a crossing point there.More >
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  • UN: Afghan election audit done around Sept. 10

    UN: Afghan election audit done around Sept. 10

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:49:33 GMT
    The United Nations representative for Afghanistan says an audit of the country's presidential election should be completed around Sept. 10 and that the inauguration could happen after that.More >
    A massive audit of Afghanistan's disputed presidential election won't be done until Sept. 10, the U.N. said Thursday, quashing hopes the new president would be determined before an upcoming NATO summit.More >
  • Hundreds mourn famed Egyptian rights advocate

    Hundreds mourn famed Egyptian rights advocate

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    Hundreds of Egyptian activists, lawyers and other admirers are gathering to pay a final farewell to one of the country's leading civil rights advocates, a lawyer who represented Islamists, atheists and...More >
    Hundreds of Egyptian activists, lawyers and other admirers are gathering to pay a final farewell to one of the country's leading civil rights advocates, a lawyer who represented Islamists, atheists and homosexuals and...More >
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