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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: March 30, 2007

Big wild fires are often blamed on not enough prevention - like thinning trees, clearing underbrush, and creating defensible areas near homes, towns and private property. Yet there is a plan to cut funding for the State Fire Assistance program, which focuses on prevention. Chris Mehl is with The Wi ...Read More

A dozen Minnesota farmers and ranchers are back from their annual spring "Fly-In" to Washington to talk about Ag issues. Spokesman Dennis Sjodin with the Minnesota Farmers Union says one issue on the agenda was a plan to require "country of origin labeling" (COOL) on food. "Does it come from the ...Read More

Imagine Fenway Park filled three times over, and every attendee is a New Hampshire victim of sexual assault. A new survey released today shows the number of women who say they've been a victim of sexual assault, or domestic violence, is higher than previous estimates. And recovery for all those su ...Read More

The economic outlook for Oregon's rural counties is brighter today after a U.S. Senate vote to extend payments to rural counties. The state is set to receive an estimated $1.8 billion over the next five years after senators voted this week to fully reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools and Community ...Read More

There used to be a saying that children should be seen and not heard. But Mark LoMurray says a chatty teenager could be the difference between life and death. LoMurray is the project manager for the North Dakota Adolescent Suicide Prevention Project. He says most teens who are thinking about suicid ...Read More

The more time kids spend in child care centers before kindergarten, the more likely they are to display behavior problems in school according to a new study from the National Institutes of Health. The report does say the differences in behaviors are minor, and there's an upside to quality child care ...Read More

Monroe County has been listed as one of the 100 best communities in America for youth this year - but it's a hollow bragging right in light of new data from KIDS COUNT that shows the county is listed as the worst in the state for child abuse and neglect. Shirley Hall with the Family Resource Networ ...Read More

Wyoming could soon feel the burn because a program that helps pay for thinning trees and brush to reduce fire risk is at risk in the federal budget. The State Fire Assistance program has the strong support of the Western Governors Association and National Association of Counties because it helps pr ...Read More

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