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Protestors stand to save national monuments

This past Saturday, thousands of protesters gathered in Salt Lake City to stand against President Trump’s expected announcement to shrink two national monuments in Utah. Holding signs and chanting, crowds congregated on the front steps of the Utah State Capitol to criticize Trump’s decision. Speakers included Utah State Representative, Patrice Arent, a Democrat from Millcreek…

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Keystone pipeline spill validates fears

In the northeastern region of South Dakota, TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone pipeline had to be shutdown for leaking more than 200,000 gallons of oil. Last Thursday morning, Nov. 16, crews shut down the pipeline and prepared emergency response procedures after pressure drops were reported from a pump station in Marshall County, although they did not specify…

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This week’s ‘Best Sellers’ list

Each week the New York Times ranks books sold in the United States based on format and genre. Hitting the top of the charts this week are “The Midnight Line,” “Obama: An Intimate Portrait” and “Uncommon Type,” respectively. “Midnight Line” is the newest addition to the list this month. The twenty-second book in the Jack…

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London fire kills 71 residents

Investigators identified 71 people who died in London as a result of the Grenfell Tower that caught last summer on fire on Jun. 14. Since then, London’s Metropolitan Police have been searching every apartment and communal area of each floor of the 24-story building. Officials estimated 15.5 tons of debris had fallen on each floor….