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PNS Daily Newscast - October 23, 2019 


A top US diplomat testifies that millions in military aid was held up over Trump demand for "Biden probe." Also on our rundown, a hearing today targets Big Oil and "climate denial."

2020Talks - October 23, 2019 


Facebook says it blocked four networks of social media accounts to prevent election interference; and Julin Castro announces he might not have enough cash on hand to keep the campaign going.

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Archive: August 1, 2008

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Legislature has taken steps to make children's toys safer, and Congress is about to do the same. This week, a ban on certain chemicals used to make toys softer and more pliable was attached to a bill to increase funding for the Consumer Product Safety Commission. ...Read More

Vermillion, SD – A University of South Dakota expert is applauding Congress for negotiating an agreement to ban a chemical used as a softener in consumer plastics, including vinyl, cosmetics, toys and other children's products. Phthalates have been linked to health problems in children, includ ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Everything that flows into the Mississippi River eventually ends up in the Gulf of Mexico, including pollution. This summer, pollutants have created a "dead zone" at the river's mouth 8,000-square-miles in size. It's the second-largest ever measured. Susan Heathcote, water p ...Read More

Eugene, OR – It's a big week for the Oregon coast-–not just in terms of summer tourists, but because of the growing push to protect it. Gov. Ted Kulongoski has joined California and Washington in a "West Coast Governors Agreement on Ocean Health." This comes as Oregonians are busy nomina ...Read More

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