" BOSTON (AP) — Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Massachusetts reopened to the public on Thursday following a Congressional deal that ended the more than two-week partial government shutdown.
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Park rangers opened gates and removed signs apologizing for the shutdown at the Charlestown Naval Yard in Boston at 6 a.m., a full four hours before the USS Constitution opened for public tours.
U.S. Park Rangers unlock the gates to the Charlestown Navy Yard, Oct. 17, 2013. (WBZ-TV)
Because it’s a military installation, the Constitution remained fully staffed, even though tourists weren’t allowed to board the historic warship "
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