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Moving Manzanita Fire burns 5000 acres; 10 percent contained

Moving Manzanita Fire burns 5000 acres; 10 percent contained

Hundreds of firefighters from throughout the region have responded to assist with battling the wild-fire. Sheriff's spokeswoman Cindy Bachman said the Emergency Alert evacuation notice, is for Riverside Co residents only; no threat to San Bernardino county residents.


Bishops, Catholic groups worry about consequences of partial travel ban

Bishops, Catholic groups worry about consequences of partial travel ban

The ban against citizens in six majority-Muslim countries is still on hold as applied to non-citizens with bona fide relationships in the U.S. "I am disappointed by the Supreme Court's decision today to allow a limited form of President Trump's travel ban to be implemented until the court hears the case and makes a final ruling", Wiewel said in a statement .


Pierce backs Cooper's effort to veto state budget

Pierce backs Cooper's effort to veto state budget

Cooper returned the measure with his veto stamp Tuesday morning to the Senate, where the measure originated. Cooper has said the plan doesn't do enough for public education and economic development and criticized tax cuts, which get implemented in 2019, that benefit the highest wage-earners and corporations.


Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska Ag & Business Groups Applaud WOTUS Repeal

Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska Ag & Business Groups Applaud WOTUS Repeal

The Environmental Protection Agency announced its plans today to repeal the Clean Water Rule, advancing the Trump administration's agenda to give industry and agribusiness free rein to pollute the drinking water sources of more than 100 million Americans, said EWG Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Scott Faber.



Gov. Malloy reacts to Supreme Court decision on travel ban

The unsigned decision was per curiam , that is, for the whole court. Instead, they sent a strong signal to the appellate courts that they had gone too far in blocking the executive order-and enabled the president to claim "a clear victory for our national security".