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Kansas state parks will offer free admission on Black Friday

Nov. 25, 2021 13:14 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — All 28 state parks in Kansas will be free to visit on Black Friday. The Kansas City Star reports that entrance fees will be waived for all visitors, including guests from out of town. “Being outside in nature does wonders...

Supply chain woes lead to pricy outdoor recreation products

Nov. 07, 2021 10:12 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — There are millions of dollars of camping equipment and apparel stuck on ships sitting in a harbor right now. That’s a big part of the reason the company Kelty — known for its backpacks and sleeping bags — will be raising prices later this month. ...

Retail sales climb despite rising prices, supply issues

Oct. 15, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans continued to spend at a solid clip in September even while facing sticker shock in grocery aisles, car lots and restaurants as snarled global supply chains slow the flow of goods. Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.7% in September from...