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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: October 22, 2012

PHOTO: Dr. Mark Moss. Courtesy of UW Health.

MADISON, Wis. - If you suffer from spring and summer allergies, you already know this was an unusually bad year in Wisconsin. Physician Mark Moss, an allergist at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, says they keep track of these trends. "We saw counts for spri ...Read More

Admiral Dennis McGinn

DETROIT - They say politics makes strange bedfellows, and in Michigan a military man and a pastor are united in their support for Proposal 3 (Prop 3). If enough people vote yes, the state would have to get 25 percent of its electricity from clean energy by 2025. Retired Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn ...Read More

PHOTO. Election Protection Hotline information sign.

RIO RANCHO, N.M. - As Nov. 6 approaches, voter-protection groups are keeping a close watch on activities related to the election. In Sandoval County, the practices of trainers in what are called "challenger workshops" were called into question in a letter addressed to New Mexico Secretary of State D ...Read More

PHOTO: This U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service photo shows fish casualties the agency says were the result of pesticide contamination. Courtesy of USFWS.

SEATTLE - This week, a federal court in Virginia is being asked to overturn a decision that has major impacts on Northwest salmon and steelhead. In four western states, including Washington, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) recommends buffers around salmon streams of at least 500 feet wh ...Read More

Photo: French Broad River in Asheville at dusk. Courtesy of Riverlink

ASHEVILLE, N. C. – North Carolina's water is brewing up jobs, as beer increasingly helps to shape the economy of the western part of the state. Three national craft breweries have chosen to locate in the area this year: Oskar Blues will open its facility in Brevard in December, followed by Sie ...Read More

PHOTO: Pelican found after the oil spill in Florida. Courtesy of the National Wildlife Federation.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – It's a waiting game as BP oil company executives and federal officials meet to discuss the settlement amount the company will have to pay as a result of the Gulf oil spill that leaked an estimated 4.1 million gallons of oil into Gulf waters. Rumored settlement figures are ...Read More

IMAGE: Free Speech Week logo. Courtesy of the Media Institute.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - More than 220 years ago, freedom of speech became law in this country. Experts say its protections are as important today as they have ever been. This is Free Speech Week, a time to celebrate our freedom of expression, whether it be the right to protest, freedom of the press or reli ...Read More

Syble Solomon. Photo courtesy of Solomon.

CHARLESTON, W. Va. – New research is helping families break the cycle of constant financial crisis, and it doesn't cost much to do it. According to financial educator Syble Solomon, the key findings confirm that people make mistakes when under stress. She says this helps explain why people mak ...Read More

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