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PNS Daily Newscast - September 19, 2019 


President Trump forces California out of vehicle emissions standards; and death penalty opponents argue for clemency in a pending execution.

2020Talks - September 19, 2019. (3 min.)  


Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh on why he's challenging President Trump; and how Iowa keeps its status as the first caucus of primary season.

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Archive: March 7, 2008

Sacramento, CA – Dousing the flames of forest fires in California may soon be done with a new bucket of cold, hard cash. A bill called the “FLAME Act” -- Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act -- has been introduced in Congress that would help pay for the most expe ...Read More

Sacramento, CA - There are no boundaries when it comes to the effects of global warming and air pollution, and many of California's national parks are suffering as a result. A new federal study has uncovered a "dirty little secret": a surprisingly high concentration of toxic pollution in the air, la ...Read More

Watertown, SD – Guyana is a South American country on the brink of chaos and anarchy. It is also the focus of today's World Day of Prayer observance, when women of all faiths from across South Dakota and the nation observe a common day of prayer for that country. According to the World Day of ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – At the last minute, the Iowa State Legislature has passed the Consumer Protection Act out of committee. That's the good news. The bad news, according to Anthony Carroll with AARP Iowa, is that it's nearly a blank sheet of paper. Iowa is the only state in the country where vic ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Congress is taking a big step toward erasing the stigma that's still attached to mental illnesses: the health insurance stigma. The U.S. House has passed the Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act (HR 1424), a bill to require equal insurance coverage for mental ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Minnesotans will have more choices in getting screened for colon cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the state. Guidelines provide two new options for treatment, in an effort to reach more health care consumers. Several health groups have expanded their guidel ...Read More

Hauppauge, NY - New York property taxes are going through the roof, and Long Islanders are offering their suggestions for a reprieve. Opinions and advice were gathered this week at a hearing of the New York State Commission on Property Tax Relief. Nassau Tax Assessor Harvey Levinson and Suffolk Le ...Read More

Medford, OR – The Medford City Council predicted it would have some legal trouble with the city's new anti-panhandling ordinance that went into effect in January, and it was right. On Thursday, the American Civil Liberties Union sued the city for allegedly violating Article 1, Section 8 of th ...Read More

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