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Daily Archives: September 21st, 2012

Colorado gets new national monument thanks to President Obama; will Washington be next?

Excerpt: Ear­li­er today, with the stroke of a pen, Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma trans­formed one of Col­orado’s most beloved and best known sights — pre­vi­ous­ly pro­tect­ed as Chim­ney Rock Archae­o­log­i­cal Area — into Chim­ney Rock Nation­al Mon­u­ment, exer­cis­ing his author­i­ty under the Antiq­ui­ties Act of 1906. The move brings the site one step clos­er to the cov­et­ed […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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