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Statue of Liberty Reopens Amid Government Shutdown

A vast number of federal sectors were effected by the partial federal government shutdown. But, what most people weren’t aware of prior to the shutdown was that it would cause a ripple effect that would merge into other areas. The Statue of Liberty was one entity that suffered the consequences. Liberty Island National Park is one of the 33 sites …

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Statue of Liberty Reopens Despite Government Shutdown

The government shutdown has been hard on the National Parks Service. Many of its parks shut down earlier in October due to lack of funding from the federal government. In some cases, park closure meant a huge hit to state economies from lost tourism revenue. “Every day that Liberty Island is closed means we are losing visitors who would otherwise …

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Statue of Liberty Reopens for 4th of July

Eight months ago, on October 29, 2012, Superstorn Sandy blew up the east coast, leaving a trail of devastation in its wake. One of the things that was shut down due to the storm was the Statue of Liberty. The statue had only been open for omen day, just the day before, due to security upgrade work that had been …

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