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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Archive: January 9, 2007

South Dakota has made some strides in the "State of Tobacco Control Report," released by the American Lung Association this week, but there's plenty of room for improvement. The grades reflect how well a state's tobacco control laws compare to the rest of the nation. Mike Luken with American Lu ...Read More

Minnesota's mild winter so far is keeping home energy bills down, but there are ways to lower them even more, according to Keith Butcher with the Minnesota Center for Energy and Environment. He explains one winner is to switch to a fluorescent light bulb, for two reasons. "One, it uses a seventh of ...Read More

Consumer organizations and farm groups are calling on the new Congress to require "country of origin" labels on imported food, saying it's vital for consumer choice and competitiveness for American farmers. The 2002 farm bill included a labeling measure, but it's only been enforced on seafood -- no ...Read More

High housing costs and skyrocketing rental rates mean thousands of Oregonians have no home or are on the verge of homelessness every day. Housing advocates are calling on the Governor and lawmakers to invest $100 million in affordable housing projects across the state. Michael Anderson with the Hou ...Read More

As North Dakota's legislature gets rolling, rural advocates say one major challenge will be turning around the decline in the state's rural communities. Michael Holton of the Center for Rural Affairs says small towns are often low priorities for lawmakers when it comes to economic development, so t ...Read More

Farm and consumer groups are calling on the new Congress to require "country of origin" labels on imported food, claiming it's vital for consumer choice and competitiveness for American farmers. The 2002 farm bill included a labeling measure, but it's only been enforced on seafood -- not on dairy, ...Read More

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