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Grand Canyon loses out on $19M due to shutdown

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Officials say the government shutdown cost Grand Canyon National Park $19 million in lost tourism revenue.

KPHO television station reports the National Park Service released numbers Tuesday that show Arizona’s top tourist attraction lost nearly 187,000 visitors between Oct. 1 and Oct. 16.

Overall, national parks lost a combined 12 million visitors during the shutdown. Officials say that translates to $568 million in lost revenue.

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  1. The GOP tea party people should be pleased with the cuts to federal spending. Can’t have it both ways.

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