Tucson group works to re-open Oracle State Park

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A local team effort may help re-open Oracle State Park on a part time basis, it's been closed for the last two years, due to budget cuts.

Wednesday, the group "Friends of Oracle Park" kicked off their letter campaign to help raise the $21,000 needed to re-open the 4,000 acre park.

The Arizona State Parks board already signed off on the deal.

Friends of Oracle Park has agreed to match the first $10,000 in funds.

If the group is successful, the park would re-open in February.  It'd be open for kids programs three days a week and on Saturdays.