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National Parks Become No Drone Zones

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -     Attention, campers! National parks are becoming "no drone" zones which means more than you think for the coastal bend.
     The National Park Service announced Friday that they are prohibiting drones from all national parks -- including our Padre Island National Seashore.
     Officials with the National Park Service say that it all comes down to "noise and safety."
     This news comes just six months after Texas A &M Corpus Christi was announced to be one of six federal program sites around the country that will work to integrate drones into the national airspace system.  
     The National Park Service says all previously issued permits for drones will be suspended until further reviewed by a senior National Park Service official.