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PNS Daily News - December 11, 2019 


U.S. House to vote on two articles of impeachment; $1.4 trillion in planned oil & gas development said to put the world in "bright red level" of climate crisis; anti-protest legislation moves forward in Ohio; "forest farming" moves forward in Appalachia; and someone's putting cowboy hats on pigeons in Nevada.

2020Talks - December 11, 2019 


18 years ago today, China joined the WTO. Now, China's in a trade war with the U.S. Also, House Democrats and the Trump administration made a deal to move forward with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement.

Archive: July 30, 2009

ALBANY, N.Y. - No doubt about it: Recycling is good for the environment. And it's good for New York's economy. The recession, however, has forced down commodity prices and, in turn, the demand for recycled materials. Still, says Amy Schoch of Empire State Development, this is no time for communi ...Read More

MURDO, S.D. - The U.S. Surgeon General has identified dental and oral disease as a silent epidemic in children, with more than 51 million school hours lost each year to dental-related illnesses. To address the issue in South Dakota, Delta Dental South Dakota is helping children smile again by partne ...Read More

Washington, D.C. - Before members of Congress take their August recess, AARP is giving them a send-off, and a reminder to keep health care reform top-of-mind while they're visiting their constituents. Volunteers from across the country, including several from Washington State, are on Capitol Hill to ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A rally expected to attract hundreds to the state Capitol on Sunday envisions West Virginia workers making good wages, with solid health care benefits and protection against losing their jobs to cheaper labor. Larry Matheney, the secretary-treasurer of the West Virginia AFL-CIO, ...Read More

Birney, MT - Good food, good music and lively debates are expected this Saturday as hundreds throughout the Tongue River Valley gather in Birney for the annual barbecue. The area has long been known as a farming and ranching valley, but in recent years, coal bed methane development, a proposed coal ...Read More

Helena, MT - Scientists meeting in Philadelphia at the Academy of Natural Sciences Center for Environmental Policy have been discussing how large-scale routine use of the medications by industrial farms can lead to the creation of drug-resistant bacteria. Antibiotics have been a staple for many Mont ...Read More

Boise, ID - Idahoans have been warned about eating fish from 22 lakes, rivers and streams because those fish are contaminated with mercury - a neurotoxin especially dangerous to babies and children. Now, the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality board has voted to regulate mercury pollution that ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Quick-cash lenders have found a loophole around Virginia's new law cracking down on predatory lending. Last year, legislators limited payday loans (money borrowed against a person's next pay check at an exceptionally high interest rate). As a result, the governor's office says, the n ...Read More

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