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PNS Daily Newscast - December 11, 2018 


The U.S. support of fossil fuels is met with protests and laugher at the UN climate conference. Also, on the Tuesday rundown: we take you to a major city with a look at how segregation impacts life outcomes. Plus, efforts to aid more veteran farmers.

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Archive: August 13, 2007

Sen. Harry Reid plans to use the congressional recess to meet with Nevadans on the subject of renewable energy. Energy law attorney Jon Wellinghoff says it's a critical time on the energy front considering the state's internal debate over coal-fired power plants and the federal debate about whether ...Read More

Injured workers in West Virginia had a near miss late last week. People receiving workers compensation currently get a mileage payback when they drive to get medical treatment. Many state lawmakers have called for a boost from the current 15 cents a mile, but a proposal before the state's Industri ...Read More

Proponents of the energy bill say provisions within the recently passed measure could make South Dakota a major player in steering the nation towards cleaner fuels. Jim Margadant with the south Dakota Sierra Club says the legislation shifts more funding to bio fuels and renewable programs. He says ...Read More

This fall, Oregon voters are once again going to be asked to decide how the state's land use laws affect property owners. But a new report from Democracy Reform Oregon says this time, voters will have a better idea of who's on each side and why. In 2004, timber interests gave more than three-quarter ...Read More

State lawmakers will be laboring until Labor Day to finish the overdue state budget, and health care reform is one of the sticking points. The Senate passed the "Healthy Wisconsin" plan, which would guarantee coverage for all Wisconsinites. The Assembly rejected the plan, saying it would cost too ...Read More

Being overweight is a risk factor for many forms of cancer, including breast cancer and colorectal cancer. So today, the American Cancer Society is kicking off the "Great American Eat Right Challenge." Mercy Cancer Center dietician Heidi Peterson says the key is moderation, not deprivation. "Cons ...Read More

A proposed law before Congress aims to help public service workers who often face a double bind of low pay and massive debt from student loans. The law would offer partial forgiveness of those loans for workers in childcare, early child education, law enforcement, and a number of other fields deeme ...Read More

There are rating systems for cars, movies and restaurants, and now, Washington is developing a rating system for childcare. The Quality Rating and Improvement System, or "QRIS," will be voluntary and pilot programs will be in place next summer. Nina Auerbach of Child Care Resources says more than 20 ...Read More

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