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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: September 6, 2011

SEATTLE - The Seattle City Council will soon vote on a provision that would make it easier for working parents to cope with sick children, heating the debate about requiring employers to offer paid sick leave. The issue takes on new significance at the start of the school year. Sick children pose a ...Read More

CHICAGO - Shortly after the World Trade Center attack in 2001, Rohina Malik was accosted by a man on the streets of a Chicago suburb who screamed and swore at her to take off her veil. That incident planted the seed of an idea that has grown into a one-woman play about the effect of 9/11 on Muslim w ...Read More

WAUKESHA, Wis. - Increasing portion sizes, poor nutrition, eating out more and lack of exercise all contribute to the growing problem of childhood obesity, according to the American Heart Association. When it comes to packing a child's school lunch, says Dr. Heather Sielaff, a pediatrician at Wauke ...Read More

CRESCENT, Ore. - For many Oregon locavores, it wouldn't be fall without foraging for wild mushrooms. The action begins today - opening day for harvesting matsutake mushrooms in four of Oregon's national forests. The prized matsutake, or pine mushroom, grows wild in Oregon forests and is an expensiv ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - As millions of Americans return to work after celebrating Labor Day, a Virginia labor unions begins contract negotiations affecting almost 4000 janitorial workers, who clean more than 500 commercial buildings in Northern Virginia. Valarie Long, vice president of SEIU Local 32 BJ, say ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - With the costs of prescription medication, medical bills and utilities, thousands of older adults in Ohio struggle to put food on the table. A new report from AARP finds that one in 11 Americans age 50 and older faces food hardship, including nearly 8 percent of older Ohioans. At t ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - To many, it seems like a "Catch-22"... to get a job, you already have to have a job. Help-wanted ads that say "must be currently employed" would be banned by a bill under consideration in Albany. At the same time, a nationwide petition drive has collected more than 90,000 signatures e ...Read More

BOSTON - Massachusetts pupils hit one out of the park this summer when it comes to reading, and 100 of those readers got a chance to celebrate at Fenway Park with their teachers over the weekend. It's part of the Red Sox Summer Reading Game, which encourages schoolchildren to read at least nine book ...Read More

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