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PNS Daily Newscast - August 22, 2019 


The latest Trump child-detention policy sparks harsh criticism. Also on the Thursday rundown: New York sues the EPA over Hudson River PCBs.

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Archive: April 18, 2008

As Earth Day nears, more and more Californians are looking for ways to protect the environment. California growers are responding to that demand by producing "earth-friendly" foods, choosing sustainable and organic farming methods. Kris O'Connor, with the Central Coast Vineyard Team, says we don't a ...Read More

Wabasso, MN – Farmers across Minnesota say they're encouraged about a new program launched by the University of Minnesota, and they hope consumers will be, too. Paul Sobocinski is the state policy organizer for the Land Stewardship Project. He explains it will increase both research and outrea ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – April is "National Child Abuse Prevention Month" -- but child abuse is a problem at any time of year. In Iowa, the Department of Human Services investigated roughly 14,000 cases of abuse in 2006, the last year for which statistics are available. Linda Spears, vice president o ...Read More

Medford, OR – The Rogue River ranks Number Two on the list of "America's Most Endangered Rivers," in a new report that says not enough is being done to protect it from the effects of logging and mining. Located in southwest Oregon, the Rogue is one of the original "Wild and Scenic Rivers," und ...Read More

Klamath Falls, OR – PacifiCorp has agreed to shut down power production at the Link River Dam near Klamath Falls in the late summer and early fall. It's part of negotiations with the conservation group Oregon Wild, to save endangered sucker fish that migrate into Upper Klamath Lake. The 22-foo ...Read More

Knoxville, TN – Putting the plight of Tennessee's uninsured directly into the laps of state lawmakers is among the goals of a series of town hall meetings, beginning today in Knoxville. Healthcare advocates are organizing the meetings to address what they believe is the state's faulty Medicaid ...Read More

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