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State rep: Skip Stone Mountain on July 4 — and until Confederate flags come down

Stone Mountain Park tends to draw a crowd for Independence Day festivities. But state Rep. LaDawn Jones, D-Atlanta, is urging citizens to skip the attraction’s laser-light show and find another place to view fireworks.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Takoma Park officer indicted on charges of assault on Route 50

A Takoma Park police officer was indicted on charges of first and second degree assault and use of a handgun after a road rage incident last July, said officials from Prince George’s County State Attorney’s Office.Read full article ...

Rep. Jones Calls for July 4th Boycott of Stone Mountain

In a new front in the “Conflagration,” State Representative LaDawn Jones (D-62) has called for Georgians to avoid the state-owned Stone Mountain Park over the 4th of July weekend until the Confederate battle flag that flies near its entrance is removed. Show More Summary

Dinosaur Tracks Vandalised

Dinosaur Tracks Vandalised – Plaster Casts Attempted We have picked up a number of reports from the United States that several dinosaur tracks have been vandalised at the Manti-La Sal National Forest, a national park managed by the United States Forestry Service.  Manti-La Sal National Forest straddles the State border between Utah and Colorado and […]

First Slice 6/30/15: Braves stadium challenge dismissed by Georgia Supreme Court

The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled that nearly $400 million in stadium bonds approved to fund SunTrust Park, the Atlanta Braves' new stadium in Cobb County, are legal. States can continue to use a controversial lethal injection cocktail to kill death-row inmates, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Disney Bans Selfie Sticks, Employee Explains Why

CALIFORNIA, United States (SND) — Selfie sticks are no longer allowed in Disney theme parks, the company confirmed yesterday. A Disney spokeswoman cited safety concerns, and one current Cast Member and detailed exactly what led Disney to prohibit selfie sticks in their parks. “Hey there! I’m a cast member at Disneyland in California.” The reddit post begins. “I […]

Camping for a Week Is Only $160 at These National Parks

Some of the most awe-inspiring places to camp across the United States are in the National Park system, which means that staying inside their boundaries is super affordable. Here is a sampling of attractions and prices for maintained campgrounds at different parks across the country. The mean price...

3 shot outside Taco Bell in Washington State after fight

13 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

Three men were shot outside a Taco Bell in Everett, Wash. Monday night after an argument in a parking lot erupted into gunfire, police said.

The Urban Sasquatch Journal: Training For Cameras

This is the reporting by a Bigfoot researcher of an ongoing study in the Southern part of the United States in a very large park area near homes and urban setting. Prior installments #1 What is Urban Sasquatch? #2 "The Original Experiment"...Show More Summary

Woman Finds 8.25 Carat Diamond in Arkansas State Park

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

Bobbie Oskarson had a particularly fortunate visit to a park this weekend, as she found an 8.25 carat diamond. Oskarson and her boyfriend were traveling through Arkansas and spotted the Arkansas Crater of Diamonds State Park on a map. Show More Summary

The Making of the Modern Stoner

If you want to understand the current state of the stoner in pop culture, it’d be wise to start by watching Broad City’s “P$$y Weed” episode. While on a desperate odyssey to score, Abbi heads to Washington Square Park, mumbling drug pickup lines to anyone within earshot. Skaters and yuppies... More »

Colorado woman unearths 8.52-carat diamond at Arkansas park

3 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Bragging rights to finding one of the largest diamonds ever dug up at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park goes to a Colorado woman.

Leaky Cauldron Restaurant Needs Your Vote

The Leaky Cauldron at Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley needs your vote to be ranked Best Amusement Park Restaurant.  USA Today has nominated 20 restaurants from theme parks across the United States and is asking readers to select their favorite to create a ranked list.  As of this morning, the Leaky more!

Union Sportsmen’s Alliance Volunteers Dress Up and Add Security to Oklahoma’s Lake Thunderbird State Park

Franklin, TN – Thirty-eight volunteers from six different union locals came together through the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA) Work Boots on the Ground conservation program to dress up and add security to Oklahoma’s Lake Thunderbird State Park, located 30 minutes from Oklahoma City, in early June. Show More Summary

Confederate Flag Removed…From Gettysburg National Military Park Bookstore!

Banning the Confederate flag from state houses isn’t enough for some people. Now the flag is being removed from educational... The post Confederate Flag Removed…From Gettysburg National Military Park Bookstore! appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Tennessee Republican: Americans who want to rename Confederate parks are like ISIS

Here's Tennessee state Sen. John Stevens explaining why changing the name of a state park named after the founder of the Ku Klux Klan is a lot like what ISIS would do. "Here's the thing, I'm not for it or against it," Stevens told The Jackson Sun. Show More Summary

This Is What Happens To Cars Illegally Parked In Handicapped Spaces In Brazil!

Wow! When you park illegally in the United States, you may get ONE ticket on your car — not hundreds! [ Photos: Seattle Painted Its Crosswalks Rainbow For LGBT Pride! ] That's what happened to this thoughtless motorist in Brazil. When he left his car in a handicapped space, pranksters plastered the little vehicle in stickers — in [...]

365 Days

365 days ago I was in Baxter state park. 365 days ago I was climbing Katadin. 365 days ago I became Chickenfat. It has been one year since I started my Appalachian Trail journey. I expected the trail to change me physically and mentally but I never imagined the trail would change my life. Alter......

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