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Elon Musk's Hyperloop Makes Headway in DC

Permit allows preliminary digging at abandoned lot

(Newser) - Elon Musk's dream of building a hyperloop that can move people between Washington, DC, and New York City in 29 minutes may be a small step closer to becoming a distant reality. A Nov. 29 permit issued by DC's Department of Transportation allows Musk's Boring Company to... More »

Nestle Permit to Bottle Water in California Expired in 1988

Desert Sun newspaper investigation finds little state oversight

(Newser) - The water shortage in California has people cutting down on shower times and keeping usage to a minimum—which has led activists to rail against Nestle Waters, accused of profiting off its water-bottling operations at the expense of the environment, Newsweek reports. Backing up these claims is an investigation by... More »

KKK to Hold Rally at Gettysburg

And people are really not happy about it

(Newser) - The Ku Klux Klan has been granted a permit to hold a rally at the Gettysburg battlefield next month and the opposition has come out swinging. The Maryland-based chapter will hold an event near Meade's Headquarters Oct. 5. As one man, whose great-great-great-grandfather was in the Battle of Gettysburg,... More »

Ill. Abortion Clinic Fights to Open

Planned Parenthood cites pressure in case of vanishing permit

(Newser) - A federal judge will hear a lawsuit today alleging a Planned Parenthood clinic lost its permit on the eve of its opening due to pressure from anti-abortion groups. Officials in Aurora, Ill., maintain the permit they approved last winter withheld the facility’s true nature, and many in town are... More »

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