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It's Yosemite's party, and it'll cry if it wants to.

Google Doodle Marks Yosemite’s Anniversary (While Gov’t Shutdown Forces Park To Close)

So Yosemite National Park is sitting there, all majestic in the outfit it planned just for the occasion — its 123rd Anniversary, today, Oct. 1 — but something isn’t right. There are no party guests, no cake and not a celebratory banner in sight, because the federal government is shut down today. [More]