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PNS Daily Newscast - March 22, 2019 


President Trump rattles the Middle East, saying the U.S. will recognize Israel’s authority over the Golan Heights. Also on our Friday rundown: A judge blocks laws limiting the power of the new Wisconsin governor. Plus, momentum builds across party lines to abolish the death penalty.

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Stevens Point, WI – Wisconsin kids may get to spend a little more time in a new classroom -- the great outdoors. A provision of the "No Child Left Behind" law, now up for renewal in Congress, includes grants to schools for environmental education and nature appreciation programs. A coalition ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Ohio kids may get a break from the classroom to enjoy learning of a different kind, outdoors. A provision in the "No Child Left Behind" Act, now up for renewal in Congress, includes grants and other support to help schools teach about the environment. A coalition of more than 10 ...Read More

Charleston, WV – An effort to get 'big money' out of state politics kicks off today, with renewed support for election reform from a coalition of West Virginia groups. Carol Warren, with Citizens for Clean Elections, says political campaigns get more and more expensive with each election, but ...Read More

Jericho, NY – Corporate employers and labor activists are meeting this week to give a boost to flex-time, allowing workers to trade "face time" in the office for working harder on goal-oriented tasks. Linda Lisi-Juergens with the National Association of Mothers' Centers says it could even be a ...Read More

Sacramento, CA - Perhaps the scariest news this Halloween is that thousands of California children could lose their health insurance coverage in 90 days unless State Legislature comes up with money to keep Children's Health Initiative "Healthy Kids" programs running. Howard Kahn with L.A. Health Car ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN – Congress hopes to pass major energy legislation before Thanksgiving, and the result will have a big impact on Minnesota. Christopher Cox with the National Environmental Trust says it will require an increase in fuel efficiency to 35 miles a gallon by 2020, and that would hit ...Read More

Cooperstown, ND – Demand for wind energy is growing so fast, some communities in North Dakota aren't waiting for outsiders to build wind farms. In Griggs and Steele counties, local landowners and investors are developing a community-owned wind farm. The homegrown wind energy development entity ...Read More

Silverton, OR – Oregon lawmakers may not be doing enough to protect the state from future economic downturns. A new analysis from the Oregon Center for Public Policy shows the state's first all-purpose "rainy day fund" is an important step, but state reserve amounts are too small to avoid futu ...Read More

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