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The National Park Service is taking steps to ban drones from 84 million acres of public lands and waterways, such as the Grand Canyon (above) saying the unmanned aircraft annoy visitors, harass wildlife and threaten safety. (Associated Press)

Unmanned aircraft banned from national parks 

PUBLIC LANDS -- National Park Service lands across the United States, including the agency's national recreation areas such as Lake Roosevelt, are being ordered to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters, according to a policy memorandum to park superintendents signed...

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