The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


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Taking in the view at the Canyon Rim Visitors Center Thursday, Connie McAlpine holds 2-month-old Ephaim Maaske as Jennifer Maaske walks her prize Great Danes, Prophecy and Glory, along the overlook trail. The visitors center at the New River Gorge National River reopened Thursday after the federal government shutdown ended late Wednesday night.