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    Trump Scales Back 2 National Monuments in Utah

    President Donald Trump signed an order scaling back nearly 2 million acres of federally protected land from two national monuments in Utah, Bears Ears and Grand-Staircase Escalante. (Published Monday, Dec. 4, 2017)

    Patagonia, an American outdoor clothing and gear retailer, set its homepage to black Monday in response to President Donald Trump shrinking two national monuments, CNBC reported. 

    The company's website displayed a dark screen with the message, "The President Stole Your Land," to rally the public into joining its cause which, according to some media reports, includes a possible lawsuit against Trump.

    "In an illegal move, the president just reduced the size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. This is the largest elimination of protected land in American history," Patagonia said on its website.

    Trump traveled to Utah to sign a resolution drastically reducing the two monuments, proclaimed by his predecessor, Barack Obama.

    White Official Tells Black Woman He Belonged to Master Race

    [NATL] White Official Tells Black Woman He Belonged to Master Race

    Some Leavenworth County, Kansas, officials are calling for Commissioner Louis Klemp's resignation after he insulted a black woman who had just presented a land-use study to the commission. "I don't want you to think I am picking on you because we are part of the master race. You have a gap in your teeth. We are part of the master race, don't you forget that," Klemp said. 

    (Published Friday, Nov. 16, 2018)