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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 

A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.

2020Talks - September 18, 2020 

Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Archive: September 17, 2010

DENVER - In a time of economic hardship, one Denver area nonprofit organization has found a recipe for success, and it is sharing its secrets with similar groups in the Mountain West. The GLBT Community Center holds the grand opening for its new permanent home Friday evening. Executive Director Car ...Read More

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Some voices from the mountains are trekking to the Beltway to urge an end to surface mining and plead for economic and green investment in Appalachian coalfields. People who live there, members of grassroots groups and environmentalists who are part of the movement and event called ...Read More

ALAMOGORDO - Even as the Census Bureau announces record poverty numbers and New Mexicans continue to struggle economically, a forum in Alamogordo Saturday looks at the riches that can come from protecting key public lands. It is being billed as a forum on jobs and clean water in the West. Forum org ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A new report says Pennsylvania pays a high price for coal-fired power plants. The report, from the Clean Air Task Force, puts Pennsylvania at the top of the list when it comes to coal's impact on health. Report author and advocacy director for the group, Conrad Schneider, says th ...Read More

NEW YORK - She dreamed up the agency; now she'll help build it. Reports say Harvard law professor and consumer defender Elizabeth Warren will be appointed by President Obama to an advisory post in the Treasury Department where she'll help set up the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The appo ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Years ago, finding non-genetically modified seeds for crops was easy, but today fewer and fewer seed companies are offering them. John Gilbert farms near Iowa Falls, where he feeds dairy cows and hogs, using his own corn. He prefers non-GMO seeds in order to avoid any side effects ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Gov. McDonnell is expected to announce very soon whether or not he will commute the sentence of Teresa Wright, a woman who has been on Virginia's death row since pleading guilty to hiring two men to kill her husband and stepson for their life insurance money in October of 2002. The ...Read More

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show that California's poverty rate jumped to 15.3 percent in 2009, the highest level in 11 years. That translates to one in seven - or 5.6 million - Californians living below the federal poverty level. The national average is a full point ...Read More

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