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Friday, August 30, 2013

Yosemite wildfire scares some tourists away, others snap up park rooms

Yosemite National Park visitors sit for dinner at the park’s Ahwahnee Hotel Dining Room on Aug. 28. As the giant Rim Fire continues to burn on the western edge of the park, the Yosemite Valley remains open and, as of Friday, smoke-free.