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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Archive: August 3, 2009

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A California nurse has become the first health care worker in the state to die from swine flu. While it is unclear if the Sacramento-area nurse caught the flu on the job or elsewhere, there is concern for the safety of all health care workers and their patients. Jan Rodolfo wi ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It was the coolest July in Ohio in a quarter-century, but that doesn't mean the dog days of summer aren't around the corner. However, when the temperatures rise, there is help available for qualified residents to keep cool and safe. The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) provides ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Foods provided under the federal Women, Infants and Children Nutrition program (WIC) now include fruits and vegetables. The changes are the first major overhaul of the foods available through WIC. The 35-year-old federally-funded nutrition program serves lower-income and nutritiona ...Read More

CHICAGO - When the fall semester begins, Illinois college students may be learning about the war in Iraq from young adults who have lived through it. Iraqi refugees will be attending college at De Paul, Dominican, and Lewis Universities in Illinois, and in more than a dozen other states, thanks to t ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Scientists in British Columbia are taking trees from some areas and transplanting them to colder climates, concerned about the effects global warming may have on them. Daniel Devlin, Pennsylvania's state forester, says the jury is still out on whether the practice would make sense ...Read More

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Summer break in Missouri will be over in the next couple of weeks and research shows that despite bright, sunny days outside, too many kids are inside, glued to TV and video games. Kevin Coyle with the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) says kids spend half as much time outdoors to ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Traffic and power plants are two of the biggest sources of nitrogen dioxide, an air pollutant that irritates the lungs, triggers asthma attacks and lowers the body's natural resistance to respiratory infections. At an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing today in Arlington, ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming needs to take a look at its bank account and figure out how much will be needed in the future. That's the advice from Equality State Policy Center researcher Sarah Gorin, amid the debate over whether or not Wyoming should raise mineral severance taxes. Alaska has close to $2 ...Read More

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