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Federal shutdown closes public area campgrounds

Federal shutdown closes public area campgrounds
LES HASSELL
News
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 8:53am

The public campgrounds at Lake O’ the Pines were empty Tuesday — a victim of Congressional gridlock.

A lock on the gated entrance to the camping ground at Alley Creek made sure nobody got into the recreation area.

Run by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the closed campgrounds are one result of the first federal government shutdown. 

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