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Oct 27 2023
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One person died and another was hurt in a shooting Friday afternoon in a residential area on the city’s east side, police said.
Medics and Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were sent to a gunshot scene about 3:30 p.m. Friday in the 2700 block of Station Street. That’s about a half-mile northeast of the I-70 interchange for Keystone Avenue andWish TV
Jun 11 2021
It felt like a gut punch.
That's how South Dakota small business owner Laurie Cox described how she felt when news broke that Canadian developer TC Energy officially pulled the plug on the Keystone XL pipeline. The monumental decision to walk away from the $8 billion project was confirmed Wednesday and came at a devastating cost to communities that pinned their hopes and investments onWashington Examiner
Jun 11 2021
A $9 billion oil pipeline that became a symbol of the rising political clout of climate change advocates and a flash point in U.S.-Canada relations was officially canceled on Wednesday.
Keystone XL, which was proposed in 2008 to bring oil from Canada’s Western tar sands to U.S. refiners, was halted by owner TC Energy after U.S. President Joe Biden this year revoked a key permit neededCNBC
Mar 04 2015
The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Obama’s veto of a bill that would have approved construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.
A bipartisan majority of senators were unable to reach the two-thirds majority required to undo a presidential veto. The vote was 62 to 37.
The measure’s defeat was widely expected, and marks the latest twist in the clashNew York Times (News)
Jan 06 2015
President Obama would veto a bill that would allow for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, the White House said Tuesday.
"If this bill passes this Congress the president wouldn’t sign it," said White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest.Washington Post
Dec 16 2014
A bill to authorize the long-stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline will be the first business taken up next year by the Republican-run Senate, incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday.
“We’ll be starting next year with a jobs-creation bill that enjoys significant bipartisan support,” Mr. McConnell, Kentucky Republican, said of the cross-country pipeline to carry oilWashington Times
Nov 18 2014
The frenzy over the Keystone pipeline has come down to Louisiana Democrat Mary Landrieu’s furious search for a 60th “yes” vote in the Senate — the culmination of a desperate week of arm-twisting by a lawmaker whose political career is on the line in the lame-duck Congress.Politico
Nov 13 2014
Two bills that would authorize building the controversial Keystone XL pipeline will soon come to a vote in Congress, as their sponsors — Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., and Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-La. — head toward a runoff election next month to decide who will win the Senate race.NPR (Online News)
Nov 16 2014
Chris Matthews argued Sunday that the passage of the Keystone XL pipeline is imminent regardless of a veto from President Obama.
“I think this time around he’ll veto it. But it’s going to come back again and time again,” the MSNBC host said on “Meet the Press” Sunday morning, The Daily Caller reported.
“Is it a mistake for him to veto it?” host Chuck Todd asked.
“Well, heWashington Times
Nov 11 2014
The new Republican Congress is headed for a clash with the White House over two ambitious Environmental Protection Agency regulations that are the heart of President Obama’s climate change agenda.
Senator Mitch McConnell, the next majority leader, has already vowed to fight the rules, which could curb planet-warming carbon pollution but ultimately shut down coal-fired power plants inNew York Times (News)