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Deep snow surrounds the closed Jackson Visitor Center at Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park in this webcam view Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. CREDIT: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

Following Crater Lake, Mount Rainier National Park Shutters Entrances Due To Government Shutdown

When the government shutdown began on December 22, National Park Service higher-ups aspired to maintain access to Western parks—to the extent it was possible with a skeleton staff. But that quickly became untenable at Crater Lake National Park due to lack of snow plowing and sewer maintenance. Continue Reading Following Crater Lake, Mount Rainier National Park Shutters Entrances Due To Government Shutdown

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AP Diocese Map - AP Research

2018 Brought A Big Rise In U.S. Catholic Dioceses Naming Accused Clergy

Nearly 50 dioceses and religious orders have publicly identified child-molesting priests in the wake of the Pennsylvania report issued in mid-August, and 55 more have announced plans to do the same over the next few months, the AP found. Together they account for more than half of the nation’s 187 dioceses. Continue Reading 2018 Brought A Big Rise In U.S. Catholic Dioceses Naming Accused Clergy

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