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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 5, 2007

Today's opening bell on Wall Street could say a lot about the strength of our economy, but a new study finds very poor New Yorkers are losing either way. The study, by McLatchy Newspapers, finds the number of Americans living in severe poverty has now reached a 32-year high, despite the recent econ ...Read More

Nearly 500 Idaho high school students and other young adults with disabilities are learning this week how technology will make it easier to go to college, to get a job, and live on their own - at a technology conference Monday and Tuesday in Boise. Nora Jehn with the Idaho Assistive Technology Pro ...Read More

Many Ohio families say their neighborhoods are a "toxic nightmare," with high emission levels for lead, mercury, acid gases and other poisonous air toxics. Hardest hit are the people who can't afford a legal battle to stop industrial pollution. A new effort hopes to help low-income Ohioans fight ...Read More

Too many juveniles end up in adult courts, according to a new nationwide survey, and state lawmakers may take notice. In Oregon, any 15-, 16- or 17-year-old who commits a crime covered by the state's Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Law (Measure 11) is automatically tried as an adult. A recent Zogby su ...Read More

Small-town Washington, prepare to be invaded. Seventy-eight million Baby Boomers are looking for pleasant places for retirement or second homes, and many are choosing the small-town West, including rural Washington. Developers cater to them, golf courses and "view homes" pop up and prices start t ...Read More

The Bonneville Power Administration is answering its critics with some big numbers for what it would cost to remove four dams from the Lower Snake River in Eastern Washington. BPA says taking the dams down would cost electric customers more than $400 million to replace the power. Conservation and sp ...Read More

The West Virginia legislature is set to decide today whether the state should get more aggressive with employers who pay workers under the table. Steve White with the Affiliated Construction Trades Foundation (WV) says it's a practice that allows companies to underbid major projects while eroding t ...Read More

A constitutional amendment to require photo I.D. on Election Day is expected to come up for an Assembly vote this month. Sponsors say the law is needed to reduce fraud at the polling station. The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin has come out against the plan. Director Andrea Kaminski says the ...Read More

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