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April 20, 2017

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NA-170WE

SEAWORLD IN SAN ANTONIO WELCOMES LAST KILLER WHALE BABY

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SE-024WE

EXXONMOBIL HAS CHOSEN PORTLAND, TEXAS FOR THE SITE OF ITS PETROCHEMICAL PLANT. THE ANNOUNCEMENT WAS MADE YESTERDAY. IT IS EXPECTED TO BE BUILD THE WORLD'S LARGEST ETHANE STEAM CRACKER PLANT AND WILL COST AN ESTIMATED TEN-BILLION DOLLARS TO BUILD. THE PETROCHEMICAL PLANT WILL PRODUCE COMPONENTS USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF POLYESTER, ANTI-FREEZE, PLASTIC BOTTLES AND OTHER RELATED ITEMS. EXXON SAYS CONSTRUCTION OF THE PROJECT WILL EMPLOY THOUSANDS OF WORKERS, AND ONCE COMPLETED THERE WILL BE ABOUT 600 PERMANENT JOBS. THE PROJECT WILL NOW GO THRU FEDERAL AND STATE PERMITTING PROCESS, AND THAT COULD TAKE UP TO TWO YEARS.

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THE SECRET SERVICE HAS ANNOUNCED INCREASED RESTRICTIONS AT THE WHITE HOUSE. THE SECRET SERVICE WILL BEGIN RESTRICTING ALL PUBLIC ACCESS ALONG THE SOUTH FENCE LINE OF THE WHITE HOUSE. IT WILL REMAIN IN PLACE FOR THE IMMEDIATE FUTURE.THE RESTRICTED AREA WILL INCLUDE THE SIDEWALKS, ROADWAYS AND PARKLAND AREAS. THE SAME AREA HAS BEEN OFF-LIMITS OVERNIGHT SINCE 20-15. THE SECRET SERVICE SAID THE RESTRICTIONS WILL NOT OBSTRUCT OR HINDER THE PUBLIC'S ABILITY TO VIEW OR PHOTOGRAPH THE WHITE HOUSE AND ITS GROUNDS. THE AGENCY IS REVIEWING SECURITY MEASURES AT THE WHITE HOUSE...AFTER A MAN JUMPED A FENCE LAST MONTH TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE WHITE HOUSE.  

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U-S SUPREME COURT HEARS A MISSOURI CASE REGARDING STATE FUNDING FOR A CHURCH PLAYGROUND
  

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