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Texas City Moves To 100 Percent Renewable Energy, Spurred By Federal Plan That New Administration Is Expected To Spurn

GEORGETOWN, Texas — Donald Trump’s victory and the impending Republican majority in Congress mean the Obama administration’s initiative to cut greenhouse gas emissions – the  Clean Power Plan – is almost certainly dead on arrival. It’s currently before a federal appeals … Continue reading

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N.D. Pipeline Protester: It’s About Our Rights As Native People

Protesters continue to gather at the site of a proposed oil pipeline despite Friday’s announcement that the government would pause construction on federally-owned land.

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Supreme Court Tie Deals Blow to Obama’s Immigration Order

Dealing a major blow to President Obama’s controversial executive immigration order, the U.S. Supreme Court announced Thursday it had deadlocked on a lower court’s decision to block the plan, which would’ve provided relief from deportation and work permits to millions … Continue reading

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Central American Families Fear Deportation As Raids Begin

Immigration agents are rounding up Central American families who entered the U.S. illegally within the past two years. They are mainly mothers with children whose asylum claims have been rejected.

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Obama says he will veto bill to fast track pipeline permits

From StateImpact Pennsylvania A bill that would set a strict deadline for approving new pipeline project applications was voted out of a House committee on Tuesday but President Obama says he will veto it if it reaches his desk. Industry … Continue reading

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Conaway: Minimum Wage “Never Intended to be a Living Wage”

The Midland Chamber of Commerce and the Midland Development Corporation hosted a conversation with U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway for the annual “State of the Economy” forum on Thursday. Conaway laid out his views on a number of economic issues, ranging from … Continue reading

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President Obama to Address Nation on ISIS at 8 PM

We will carry President Obama’s address to the nation on the U.S. strategy for dealing with the Islamic militant group ISIS (also known as the Islamic State or ISIL) this evening. The president is expected to speak at 8 p.m. … Continue reading

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