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Salazar: Statue of Liberty expected to reopen by July Fourth

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Statue of Liberty is expected to reopen by July Fourth, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced Tuesday.

Liberty Island to stay open during Statue of Liberty renovation

New York - The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will undergo renovations totaling more than $27 million beginning in late October, according to Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.

Statue of Liberty to close in October 2011 for safety upgrades

NEW YORK — A set of 354 narrow steps spirals all the way up to the Statue of Liberty's crown, and it's the only escape route for tourists in an emergency.

Tourists evacuated from the Statue of Liberty

NEW YORK — Tourists were evacuated from the Statue of Liberty Wednesday after smoke, apparently coming from an elevator motor, was detected inside the famed monument, firefighters said.

On July Fourth Statue of Liberty’s crown will reopen for tourists

New York, NY - People will be able to climb to the Statue of Liberty's crown on the Fourth of July, for the first time since that portion of America's most famous symbol was closed to the public for s

Liberty’s crown, closed since 9/11, to open July 4

NEW YORK – The Statue of Liberty's crown, with its exhilarating view of New York's skyscrapers, bridges and seaport, is reopening on Independence Day for the first time since terrorists leveled the