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Afternoon Update
4:45 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 6/1/12

Today on NPR: Wal-Mart To Leave Conservative Legislative Group

 

Four Rivers Region:

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LBL
4:41 pm
Wed May 23, 2012

LBL officials review public comment for cost cutting measures

Land Between the Lakes officials are compiling all the budget reduction suggestions from their recent public meetings and online survey over the next few weeks. 

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Morning Cram
9:06 am
Tue May 1, 2012

the morning cram [two more will grow in its place edition]

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NPR reports one year after the death of Osama Bin Laden, officials are fighting Al-Quaida on two levels; the physical and the ideological. 

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LBL
7:42 am
Tue May 1, 2012

LBL to Hold Final Public Meeting on Budget Cuts

LBL officials will hold a public meeting this evening to discuss ways to address a fifty percent cut to the park's maintenance budget. The meeting is the final of four scheduled to seek public input on how to reduce spending and better manage funds. Thus far, officials say park users have been supportive, though numbers at the meetings have been low. The park has around two million visitors each year. Tonight’s meeting is from 5-7 at the Senior/Community Center in Grand Rivers.

Land Between the Lakes
3:31 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

LBL Continues to Seek Public Input on Budget Cuts

Less than 25 people have offered comments at public meetings on budget cuts to Land Between the Lakes national recreation area. LBL officials have held two meetings to discuss a 50% cut to the park's maintenance budget which totals around $750,000. The park hosts almost 2 million visitors each year.  12 people attended the last meeting, LBL Public Affairs Specialist Nicole Hawk says she thinks public awareness is increasing.

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Land Between the Lakes
9:45 am
Fri April 13, 2012

LBL Area Supervisor Bill Lisowski Discusses Budget Cuts at the Park

The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area could see a change in services in the coming months as federal maintenance funds for the park are cut in half. At a public meeting last night, Forest Service officials met with area residents to determine what park users don't want to lose... and what they can live without. LBL Area Supervisor Bill Lisowski says the cuts were made to the park maintenance account. Lisowski says the maintenance fund covers everything in the park from roadwork to campsite upkeep.

LBL
7:03 am
Wed April 11, 2012

Land Between the Lakes Budget Cuts

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The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area could see a change in services in the coming months as federal maintenance funds for the park are cut in half. At a public meeting last night, Forest Service officials met with area residents to determine what park users don't want to lose... and what they can live without. LBL Area Supervisor Bill Lisowski says the cuts were made to the park maintenance account:

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