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Bernanke Signals Fed Gearing Up to Do More

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke offered a robust defense of the effectiveness of the central bank’s easy-money policies in his speech today (Aug. 31) at the Fed conference, and left little doubt that he is looking toward doing more to give the economy a lift at...

America’s Largest RV Show is Ready to Open

With the opening of “America’s Largest RV Show” less than two weeks away, organizers are anticipating a banner edition for the annual event that traditionally provides a timely checkup regarding the RV industry’s overall health, RVBUSINESS.COM reported. “The show has...

Leavitt Stands by Jumping Pillow Coverage

Leavitt Recreation & Hospitality Insurance (LRHI) announced it will continue to provide policies without a “jumping pillow” exclusion. This commitment comes after a major insurance carrier in the RV park and campground industry recently communicated that “jumping...

More Details on Fatal Yosemite Park Illnesses

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has provided more details on the six cases of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) – or more specifically Sin Nombre virus (SNV) – that originated in Yosemite Valley. As reported by examiner.com, four of the...

New York State Park Visits Rise 5.6% in 2012

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced that nearly 43.7 million people visited state parks and historic sites from Jan. 1 through the last weekend of August – a 2.3 million increase in visits over 2011, WKTV-TV, Utica,...

Report: Rising Sea Levels Threaten Beaches

There are nearly 300 miles of Atlantic shoreline protected as part of the National Park system. This includes Cape Cod, Fire Island, Assateague Island, Cape Hatteras, Cape Lookout, Cumberland Island and Canaveral. The beaches attract 11 million visitors each year,...

California Lawmakers Halt State Park Closings

In the continuing fallout from the state parks funding scandal, the California Legislature on Thursday (Aug. 30) approved a two-year moratorium on park closures and proposed allocating $30 million to keep them operating, the Los Angeles Times reported. The parks bill...

Southeast Publications at NASPD Convention

Southeast Publications will be showcasing the Travel Search Engine MobileRVing.com and MobileRVing Mobile App at the 2012 National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) Conference in Lexington, Ky., Sept. 4-7. “Southeast Publications is proud to be associated...

Lake Rudolph Resort Sets Halloween Schedule

Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort in Santa Claus, Ind., is hosting seven Halloween-themed weekends every Friday and Saturday beginning on Sept. 14 and ending on Oct. 27. The 12th Annual Lake Rudolph Halloween Weekends will feature games for all ages including...

Mayor: City's Beachfront RV Park Plan Alive

Recreational vehicles are unlikely to make an appearance on the beaches of Wildwood, N.J., this summer, but that doesn’t mean Wildwood isn’t adding other beach amenities designed to turn the city’s ever-growing free beach into a money maker, the Press of Atlantic City...

Yosemite Park Mice Infections Now Reach Six

Two more Yosemite National Park visitors have been found with a mouse-borne virus blamed for the deaths of two people, bringing the total number of infections to six, state health officials said Thursday (Aug. 30). Anita Gore, a spokeswoman for California Department...

Scam Artist Nailed for N.D. RV Park Ploy

A Craigslist scam targeting individuals searching for RV lots in the Williston, N.D., area has led to one arrest, Williston Police Department officials said. According to a report by the Williston Herald, Sherri Jensen, 49, was charged in connection with the fraud Aug...