Parks and Recreation

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Boston approves ban on smoking in city-run parks

BOSTON (AP) — Boston has banned smoking in city-run parks, joining a growing list of American cities to do so. The Boston Parks and Recreation Commission on Monday approved a ban covering the 251 parks, […]

12/31/2013

Couple swept to sea in effort to save son, dog

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) – A couple died and their 16-year-old son went missing after being swept into sea in Northern California while trying to save their dog, authorities said Sunday. The family was at Big […]

11/26/2012

Biden to appear on NBC's 'Parks and Recreation'

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh off re-election, Vice President Joe Biden will appear on the NBC sitcom “Parks and Recreation” next Thursday. The vice president’s office said Biden taped a cameo appearance back in July. […]

11/08/2012

Brown OKs state parks funding, prevents closures

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday that he had signed several bills to keep California’s state parks open and ensure greater spending oversight after a scandal in which parks officials hid $54 […]

09/25/2012

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