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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: October 15, 2008

Concord, NH - Go organic and make more money. That's the pitch to New Hampshire dairies, which are being offered zero-interest loans to help them through the certification process. Tara Bishop, with MicroCredit-New Hampshire, says her firm is partnering with Stonyfield Farm to help dairies make the ...Read More

Ames, IA - Hypoxia may be hard to pronounce, but it is even harder to live with. Hypoxia refers to a situation when the oxygen level in water is so low that neither plants nor fish can survive. Each year, the hypoxia dead zone around the mouth of the Mississippi River in the Gulf of Mexico grows lar ...Read More

Lansing, MI - In Michigan, having a full-time job is no guarantee you'll make enough to cover the basics, according to a report from the "Working Poor Families Project." In fact, the number of working families with low incomes is on the rise, and one out of four such families is at the bottom of the ...Read More

Springfield, IL - Workin' hard for too little money? You're not alone. A new report finds one out of four working families with children in Illinois is classified as low-income, even when the parents work full-time. Furthermore, the number of working poor was on the rise even before the current econ ...Read More

New York, NY — Immigrant voters could play a key role in November's election. Exit polls show that in 2006, two-thirds of all new voters in New York City were immigrants. Latinos and non-native-born Americans are critical swing voters who could decide the election but are virtually ignored by ...Read More

Portland, OR - Amid all the grim economic headlines, there's good news for small business owners in Oregon. Certified Development Companies (CDCs) have money to lend and are looking for takers. CDCs team up with local banks to share the risk on loans to small companies for buildings and equipment. ...Read More

Seattle, WA - There's a bit of good news in Washington State amid the grim economic headlines. Certified Development Companies (CDCs) have money to lend and are seeking borrowers. CDCs partner with banks to enable small businesses to expand, sharing the risk on loans for buildings and major equipmen ...Read More

Olympia, WA - Nearly 100 events are taking place across Washington State on Thursday to call attention to the importance of keeping kids safe and busy in the hours after school. Nationwide, 1 million Americans will participate in the "Lights On Afterschool" celebration. In Washington, one event will ...Read More

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