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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: April 30, 2007

Montana farmers and ranchers dedicated to sustainable production are making more inroads, this time at an international hotel company. The Hilton Garden Inn Bozeman is rolling out new catering menus this week featuring locally-grown foods purchased direct from producers. Lill Erickson with the Cor ...Read More

Temperatures are rising, and so are utility bill concerns in Colorado. Thousands of families took advantage of state help paying heating bills over the winter, and that program ends today. Jennifer Gremmert with Energy Outreach Colorado says the good news is that other kinds of help are available ...Read More

The USDA is now accepting applications for millions of dollars in grants to develop value-added agriculture business ventures and alternative sources of renewable energy. Mike Heavrin with theCenter for Rural Affairs says the grants are for any producer who needs capital to move value-added ideas f ...Read More

Minnesota workers are marking "Workers' Memorial Day" today by remembering those killed on the job. Diane O'Brien with the state AFL-CIO says it's also a call for safer state workplaces. "Eighty-seven people died on the job in 2005. Ninety thousand Minnesotans in 2005 had workplace-related illnes ...Read More

Now that Nevada is among the first in the nation for its presidential caucus, it's also a first stop for unusual protests, such as the "Topsy Turvy Bus." A bright yellow school bus with another upside-down school bus stuck on top, the "Topsy Turvy Bus" will roll into Reno this week to make a point, ...Read More

Churches across New Hampshire are starting programs to "green" themselves to become better advocates for environmental action. Through a program called "Becoming Green While Staying in the Black," church leaders are finding ways to reduce their carbon footprint without budget-busting expenses. New ...Read More

A once-popular plan to build a biomass power plant in Torrance County is being scrutinized because it might not be so "clean" and "green" after all. Brian Bird with the group Forest Guardians is leading local opposition to the plant, which would burn piñon and juniper trees to make electricity ...Read More

Many New Yorkers and children with disabilities may be in harm's way Tuesday as they're automatically transferred from their current Medicaid coverage into managed care. Susan Dooha with the Center for Independence of the Disabled says among the people affected is a 13-year-old named Bryan, who is b ...Read More

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