KCSN Evening News: April 17th, 2015


Daniel Shin

The Sundial presents KCSN’s Evening News Update for April 17th, 2015. Here are the headlines:

  • Drought conditions are expanding across a large section of the US, from California to the Great Plains in the Midwest.
  • An environmental group lists the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon atop its annual list of America’s most endangered rivers.
  • A Gallup survey finds that 17% of Americans report they have recently experienced not having enough money to purchase the food they need.
  • The federal government calls for rail tank cars carrying oil or ethanol to be fitted with protective systems that are better able to withstand a fire.
  • The Obama administration has launched the first sanctions program to punish cyber criminals overseas.

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