PNS Daily Newscast - June 26, 2019 

Mueller to testify in open session; migrant children returned to troubled detention center; plus ending the school-to-prison pipeline, and seeking justice for Native Americans killed at Wounded Knee.

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Archive: November 1, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Many Ohioans could be left in the cold under proposed federal cuts to the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). The HEAP' Winter Crisis Program starts today in Ohio, but federal budget cuts could slash it by as much as half in 2012. Being unable to get help paying utility bills w ...Read More

WASHINGTON. - The so-called "super committee" of 12 U.S. House and Senate members charged with cutting more than $1 trillion from the federal budget holds a public meeting today. But it's their private meetings that have political watchdog groups most concerned. During September and October, the co ...Read More

ASPEN, Colo. - The Koch family has funneled tens of millions of dollars into causes which support the oil and gas industry in an attempt to undermine the science of climate change, a new investigation finds. The Wichita, Kan.-based brothers and their various businesses and non-profit organizations, ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Sierra Club is concerned about Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry's plans to change the 2009 Energy Conservation Code. Shrayas Jatkar, the local chapter's organizing director, says the mayor's plan to change to a building code that is not as environmentally friendly would mean ...Read More

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The clock is ticking on a 30-day public comment period, after which Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is expected to finalize a 20-year ban on new uranium mining near the Grand Canyon. Supporters of the ban say it will protect the area's vital tourism industry, along with hunting, f ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - America's small towns will be hit hardest by any cuts in Social Security, according to a new analysis by the rural news website the Daily Yonder. Rural areas have a higher percentage of people who receive those benefits, the review says. Economist Mark Partridge at Ohio State Univ ...Read More

LAS VEGAS - Pending rate hikes and mandatory "smart meters" are the biggest concerns of more than 18,000 local seniors who participated in an AARP Nevada telephone town hall on local utility issues Monday. Barry Gold, AARP Nevada's director of government relations, says most of the callers expresse ...Read More

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