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This was the scene at national parks during the October 2013 shutdown of the federal government.The government is trying to keep more parks open during this shutdown, even though the parks will not be staffed.

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Grand Canyon and other national parks to reopen after funding ended Jan. 19

Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from Republicans leaders that they will soon take up immigration and other contentious issues.