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: June 21, 2010

DENVER - A bill recently signed into law by Gov. Ritter is intended to help Colorado workers keep their jobs, even when employers have to cut back. The so-called "Work Share" program is voluntary for employers and encourages them to reduce hours for a large group of employees rather than laying off ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Most of the money Wisconsin legislators accept in campaign contributions comes from contributors who live outside their home district, according to new figures from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Mike McCabe, director of the watchdog group, says the data seems to indicate money ...Read More

LARAMIE, Wyo. - E-mail is a common part of political campaigning these days, but seeing political messages on the University of Wyoming e-mail system is uncommon - because they are banned. However, Bob Spencer with the Equality State Policy Center says they recently received complaints about e-mail ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY - Scott Firebaugh, Knoxville, Tenn., is this year's top "word nerd." He's the winner of the AARP National Spelling Bee held in Cheyenne last weekend. The competition started with a 100-word written spelling test, which narrowed the field from 48 to 16. It then took 68 rounds to crown th ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - The Tar Heel state cut $409 million last year from the education budget and eliminated the jobs of 5,000 educators. Rudy Britt is an eighth-grade math teacher in Randolph County. He says the cuts will affect his classroom. "Instead of asking myself would the kids really enjoy some ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - A recent investigation into a New York State lawmaker's apparent conflict of interest is renewing calls for tougher standards of disclosure for officeholders. The situation stems from State Sen. George Winner's endorsement of industry-drafted revisions to gas drilling laws. That endor ...Read More

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - It may be summer break, but a busy day is planned for thousands of children as part of National Summer Learning Day today. It's an annual event to raise awareness of the importance of high-quality summer educational opportunities for all kids, and in Kentucky, events include childr ...Read More

SEATTLE - In Washington, kids have fewer summer learning options this year - even though education experts consider the summer months critical for many students, who need to stay caught up on reading and math skills in order to succeed in the following school year. For kids from poor families and in ...Read More

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