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PNS Daily Newscast - June 24, 2019 


No military strikes, but President Trump sticks to tough talk against Iran. Also on our Monday rundown: Staying in jail may depend on where you live. Plus, summer is here – will national parks be ready?

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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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