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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 25, 2008

Des Moines IA – People can take many steps to fight global warming, but the easiest may be simply planting a tree. On this Arbor Day, Mark Signs with the group Trees Forever says trees help stop global warming by removing carbon dioxide from the air as they grow. Storing carbon in trees and so ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - The head of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies has sent a letter to Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty urging him to oppose the Big Stone II power plant in South Dakota. Dr. James Hansen questions the decision to build new coal-fired power plants that add more carbon dioxide to the a ...Read More

Lyons, NE – Is rural Minnesota getting a fair shake from Washington, D.C.? Not according to research from the Center for Rural Affairs (CRA). The study, which breaks down next year's White House spending proposal, shows the federal government is pulling back on investments for communities outs ...Read More

Albany, NY - Gov. David Paterson sent out a fiscal SOS Thursday, calling for a special legislative session to reconsider the recently passed state budget, which is facing a $5 billion deficit. Earlier this week Paterson froze non-essential hirings and ordered across-the-board spending cuts of 3.33 p ...Read More

Parkersburg, WV – This weekend marks 30 years since a tragic construction accident in West Virginia, and state construction unions say the memory of that event is fresh in their minds. They're using the anniversary to call attention to the continued need for workplace safety. A scaffold coll ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY – Hundreds of teens in Wyoming are not talking today, or for some of the day, as they take part in the National Day of Silence. It's a day to raise awareness about name-calling, bullying and harassment of gay students and students targeted because of their perceived sexual orienta ...Read More

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