PEARL HARBOR (Dec. 6, 2016) Retired Master Chief Jim Taylor, Pearl Harbor survivor liaison, speaks with Lieutenant Governor of Utah Spencer Cox at the USS Utah Memorial Sunset Service on Ford Island, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Dec. 7, 2016, marks the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor and Oahu. Navy Region Hawaii hosted the event, to remember those who served aboard the Florida-class battleship, and honor the 54 crew members still entombed in the sunken vessel. The U.S. military and the State of Hawaii are hosting a series of remembrance events throughout the week to honor the courage and sacrifices of those who served Dec. 7, 1941, and throughout the Pacific Theater. As a Pacific nation, the U.S. is committed to continue its responsibility of protecting the Pacific sea-lanes, advancing international ideals and relationships, well as delivering security, influence and responsiveness in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Somers Steelman)

Utah Governor Declares ‘Propane Emergency’ Blames Federal Regulations

Cold weather has prompted the governor of Utah to declare a propane emergency in his state. The reason? Federal regulations. The order, signed by Governor Spencer Cox, suspends certain federal regulations state officials say are preventing Utah resident from receiving the much-needed propane amid freezing temps. Federal regulations limit the number of hours drivers can work who deliver the gas. The order, signed Tuesday suspends these regulations. Read the rest of the story at America News Nation!

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