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Park Service: Problems abound at Little Bighorn


BILLINGS (AP) — Participants in a National Park Service webinar this week got an overview of just how bad facilities are at Montana's Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument.

The tour road is crumbling, parking lots are too small, 119,000 historic documents have no fire protection, and the list of critical shortcomings in the visitor center only starts with the fact that it was built 60 years ago for crowds a fourth to a third as large as they are now.

"It's not OK to go another 25 years with these issues," said battlefield Superintendent Kate Hammond, who conducted the virtual pub...

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