PNS Daily News - December 12, 2019 

A House Committee begins debate on articles of impeachment; Washington state is set to launch a paid family, medical leave program; advocates for refugees say disinformation clouds their case; and a new barrier to abortion in Kentucky.

2020Talks - December 12, 2019 

Today’s the deadline to qualify for this month’s debate, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang made it - the only non-white candidate who’ll be on stage. Plus, former Secretary Julián Castro questions the order of primary contests.

Archive: June 12, 2007

Sacramento, CA - California's progress in tackling greenhouse gas pollution could go up in smoke, according to a new report on the push for oil substitutes. Report co-author Deron Lovaas with the Natural Resources Defense Council says massive climate change pollution is the by-product of the three ...Read More

Saugus, MA - It's no fairy tale ending for some libraries in Massachusetts. In some towns, it's come down to either a tax increase or no library. Saugus is one town facing this dilemma. After four years of funding cuts, the fate of the library came to an up or down vote -- they chose no libra ...Read More

Des Moines, IA- June is National Rivers Month, and if you go swimming or fishing in Iowa lakes, rivers and streams this summer, you might be alarmed at what's swimming in there with you. The state Department of Natural Resources has added 135 new waterways to the "impaired waters" list. Hugh Espe ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV - With gas prices hovering at three dollars a gallon, Congress this week will consider a measure that would increase vehicle mileage standards to 35 mile per gallon by the year 2020. Nevada Sen. Harry Reid came out in strong support of the plan yesterday, and that has conservationists ...Read More

Boise, ID - Five years is a long time in the life of a child, yet that's how long many have to wait for health care in Idaho if they are low-income, and their parents are immigrants. A report released today by the Health Rights Organizing Project shows that a federal five-year ban on allowing immi ...Read More

Columbus, OH - Heavy job losses since 2000 have taken a toll in Ohio, with the state facing a record high poverty rate. According to a new report from the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies, the state lost more than 200 thousand jobs in a five-year period, and has not yet seen any major ...Read More

Bismarck, ND - Thousands of North Dakotans may find themselves in a high-risk crime category -- not because of where they live or work, but simply because they have a disability. A new analysis of federal crime data by disability rights groups shows anyone with a disability is more likely to be ab ...Read More

Kenosha, WI - Over summer vacation, kids can lose a lot of what they learned during the school year. So Wisconsin's libraries are hosting a variety of summer activities to help prevent "brain drain," keeping kids sharp while also prompting them to have some summer fun. Kenosha librarian Lisa Langsd ...Read More

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