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PNS Daily Newscast - December 10, 2018 


Nick Ayers is said to reject Trump’s offer to be White House chief of staff. Also on the Monday rundown: Help still needed in areas hit hard by Hurricane Michael; and look for a domestic workers' bill of rights to be introduced in Congress next year.

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Archive: January 4, 2007

If your live Christmas tree has been in the house since before the holidays, now is the time to get rid of it, because it gets drier and more likely to catch fire every day. Amy Horst with Metro Waste Authority says those trees are considered yard waste and are banned from landfills, but many comm ...Read More

The 110th U.S. Congress convenes today, and for the first time in over a decade, it will be under Democratic leadership with a lot of new faces. One is Minnesota DFL Representative Tim Walz of Mankato, who says a top priority is a bill to increase the federal minimum wage. "We have people working ...Read More

Environmentalists are echoing Governor Elliot Spitzer's call for "One New York." Rob Moore with Environmental Advocates of New York says the Governor's first State of the State message yesterday went beyond recognizing the need to work for all geographic sectors of the state, by tying economic conc ...Read More

The minimum wage in Oregon increased 30 cents an hour this week, thanks to voter approved cost-of-living increases. A new report from the Oregon Center for Public Policy says the increase is a boost to low-income families and the state's economy. Report author Michael Leachman says the cost-of-liv ...Read More

A proposed state law would help put Wisconsin-grown food on your dinner table. The "Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin" initiative unveiled today would provide technical and financial help for farmers to get their food into local markets. State Senator Julie Lassa of Stevens Point is the author of the legis ...Read More

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