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Lake Mead National Recreation Area to use twitter.com for incident news
Contact: Andrew Munoz, 702.293.8691
LAS VEGAS - Lake Mead National Recreation Area (NRA), a unit of the National Park Service, announced today that it will begin using the micro-blogging service Twitter.com to release public information during incidents at the park. The media and public will be able to receive information by text message and e-mail through the free service.
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