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The Camp Fire leveled homes in the Ridgewood Mobile Home Park retirement community late last year in Paradise, Calif. The state's largest utility, PG&E, may face billions in liability costs if its equipment is found to be responsible for igniting the fire. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Devastating Wildfires Force California's Largest Utility To Plan Sale Of Gas Assets

Senior officials at Pacific Gas & Electric are working on a plan to sell off the company's natural gas division to avert bankruptcy and raise funds to cover huge projected liability costs.

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What Kind of Cool (Will We Think of Next)

Between 20,000 to 30,000 people visit Yellowstone National Park each month in the winter, many to snowmobile the park's groomed roads and trails. To keep the park open during the shutdown, local hotels have teamed up with concessionaires to pay park employees to plow and groom roads, as well as to clean bathrooms. Eric Whitney/Montana Public Radio hide caption

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Private Companies Are Paying To Keep Roads Groomed, Bathrooms Cleaned In Yellowstone

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Bingo [Instrumental] Gucci Mane
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The Camp Fire leveled homes in the Ridgewood Mobile Home Park retirement community late last year in Paradise, Calif. The state's largest utility, PG&E, may face billions in liability costs if its equipment is found to be responsible for igniting the fire. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Devastating Wildfires Force California's Largest Utility To Plan Sale Of Gas Assets

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Ash Wednesday Bola Sete
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Truth Lies Low Andrew Bird
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