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State governments pay to re-open some national parks
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - State lawmakers have agreed to pay the National Park Service to keep parks open that have lost thousands of dollars because of the shutdown.
The State of Arizona sent the National Park Service $650,000 so visitors could enjoy the Grand Canyon for one week.
Rangers estimate the park along has lost more than a million dollars a day because of the shutdown.
The Statue of Liberty opened back up Sunday morning in New York with a price tag of $61,000 a day. It will be open to the public until Thursday during the shutdown.