Park service says budget cuts won’t derail 150th anniversary events at Gettysburg

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GETTYSBURG, Pa. — The National Park Service says federal budget cuts won’t derail the events planned for the Battle of Gettysburg’s 150th anniversary.

Bob Kirby, the superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park, says Friday that an extensive series of special programs will take place as planned this summer, though the budget cuts will have some impacts.

Kirby says the non-profit Gettysburg Foundation is also providing some extra support this year....



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