Yellowstone NP Could Face Tourism Shut Down

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0  Updated at 1:15 am, April 7th, 2011 By: EastIdahoNews.com
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(WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont.) – Yellowstone National Park could be shutdown soon if Congressional lawmakers can’t agree on a compromised budget by Friday. City officials in West Yellowstone fear the government shutdown could cause serious problems for their local economy, which relies heavily on tourism. If a shutdown happens, they hope to attract tourists by promoting other activities outside the park.