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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: April 29, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - So much has changed over the last few decades. Cell phones have replaced many land lines, and online shopping has replaced a trip to the mall. But what hasn't changed, according to Amy Blouin, executive director of the Missouri Budget Project, is the state's tax structure. As a ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - According to the Congressional Budget Office, the cost of the recently passed health care reform bill will come to $940 billion over 10 years. Critics have complained it's too expensive, considering the nation's already staggering debt, but David Peterson, state president of AARP No ...Read More

SPOKANE, Wash. - More than 50 Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho businesspeople are asking Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray to back a new approach to saving Columbia River salmon. They want the two Washington senators to support a new round of discussions with everyone at the table - from ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Texting is all the rage among young people...and so are STDs (sexually transmitted diseases). The Connecticut Department of Public Health, along with MTV and several nonprofits, is hoping a GYT campaign takes off in cyberspace. GYT stands for "Get Yourself Tested" - and "Get Your ...Read More

PHOENIX - Arizona's food banks are struggling to serve a record number of families seeking emergency food boxes. Despite distributing more than 1.1 million pounds of food every month, only 62 percent of the need is being met, according to an estimate from the Association of Arizona Food Banks. Gin ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A member of the Massey Energy board of directors says the charge that the company trades safety for profit is "the big lie" being told by unions and trial lawyers. But in the month since 29 miners died in Massey's Upper Big Branch mine, dozens of current and former company employ ...Read More

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentuckians hear a lot about how the state ranks high on the list of residents living in poverty, but what's not so clear is what it would really be like to be in a poor person's shoes. An exercise this week helped participants get up close and personal with poverty and experience h ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Penn. - Comprehensive sex education in Pennsylvania may be headed for a vote in the full House soon, for the first time ever. A House committee this week passed the Healthy Youth Act, which would require that schools give students age-appropriate information about pregnancy prevention an ...Read More

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