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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 


A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.


2020Talks - August 5, 2020 


Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Archive: April 24, 2008

California - When it comes to global warming and the environment, California's Hispanic voters are ready to take action. A first-of-its kind national report finds that 80 percent of Hispanic voters believe energy and environmental issues impact their quality of life. Oliver Bernstein with the Sier ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM - Hispanic voters in New Mexico and across the country tend to "lean green," according to a new, first-of-its-kind poll. The Sierra Club study found that more than 80 percent of Hispanic voters nationwide consider global warming to be a major problem, and a solid majority say they're ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – Keep the invaders out! That's the order from a Minnesota district court judge to the state Pollution Control Agency about ballast water from ships coming into Lake Superior. The court told the state to start regulating discharges to prevent non-native species from reaching the T ...Read More

New York - A federal court ruled Wednesday that former Environmental Protection Agency head Christine Todd Whitman is not personally liable for having said the air was safe to breathe after the World Trade Center attacks, despite internal EPA reports to the contrary. Whitman says she "acted reasonab ...Read More

New York - Rupert Murdoch's New York media empire could soon get even bigger, with reports this week that his News Corporation is making a bid for Newsday, the last independent newspaper serving all of Long Island. Such an acquisition from the Tribune Corporation would complete a hat trick for the m ...Read More

Charleston, WV – The U.S. House has passed a bill to protect selected areas of the Monongahela National Forest. Supporters say that's great news, but they hope the Senate will add more areas to the measure. Sponsored by all three of West Virginia's representatives, it gives federal wilderness ...Read More

Port Orford, OR – The U.S. House passed legislation this week that would create the Copper Salmon Wilderness around the Elk River in southwest Oregon. The stream is prime habitat for salmon, steelhead and trout, and the bill would protect 11 miles of it and more than 13,000 acres of land. It m ...Read More

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