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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: November 28, 2007

Cedar Rapids, IA - If Congress doesn't "prescribe a treatment" in the next few weeks to stop scheduled Medicare payment cuts, Iowa patients could be left to feel the pain. A forum scheduled for Thursday in Cedar Rapids will discuss how to strengthen Medicare. Anthony Carroll with the Iowa American A ...Read More

Ames, IA - Even though more bushels come out of each acre of Iowa's organic farms every year, the perception is that organic yields are smaller those produced by conventional farming. A recent study concludes just the opposite. After nine years of field comparisons, the Leopold Center for Sustaina ...Read More

Bellingham, WA – Is fish "organic" if it's raised in the aquatic version of a feedlot? The debate over fish farming spills this week into the realm of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), where scientists on both sides of the issue are weighing in on whether "farmed" salmon can be sold ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Lower Great Lakes water levels and increased demands for diverting this water are two likely consequences of global warming, according to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation. The Great Lakes are in “hot water” because of climate change, the report by ...Read More

Madison, WI – Lower water levels and increased demand to divert Great Lakes water are two likely consequences of global warming, according to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation. According to the report, climate change threatens to lower water levels by as much as three feet i ...Read More

Denver, CO – Dry ski runs and fallow fields could be in Colorado's future if some of the dire predictions about climate change come true. Two bills currently in Congress aim to make dramatic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades. David Dittloff with the National Wildli ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – A new study finds global warming presents a "great danger" to Lake Superior and the other Great Lakes. Gary Botzek with the Minnesota Conservation Federation says rising temperatures will reduce the lakes' levels and have a significant environmental impact. And, he says, everyon ...Read More

Manchester, NH – If holiday shopping already has you feeling a little out of balance, consider getting in step with the earth. Environmentalists say this is a perfect time to give a gift of caring for the planet, and they're offering tips on how to have an eco-friendly season. Environmental ...Read More

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