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Randall Benton / MCT

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Wildfire and park shutdown decimate Yosemite tourist businesses

Bartender Eric Edner tends to customers at the Iron Door Saloon in Groveland, Calf., on October 18, 2013. Businesses in the area of Yosemite National Park took a double hit as first the Rim Fire wildfires kept visitors away followed by the federal budget shutdown of the park. (Randall Benton/Sacramento Bee/MCT) -- 1144635