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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Wildfire and park shutdown decimate Yosemite tourist businesses

Pamela Harris sheds tears as she closes the doors of her Pine Mountain Deli after 10 years in business in Groveland, Calf., on the outskirts of Yosemite National Park.. Businesses in the area of Yosemite National Park took a double hit as first the Rim Fire wildfire kept visitors away followed by the federal budget shutdown of the park.