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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: March 19, 2012

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Mountain BizWorks, Asheville, has helped cultivate the innovation of start-up businesses for 21 years, but this year the nonprofit is expanding its focus to include mid-size business support, in the forms of loans and training. CEO Shaw Canale explains why. "We want to be an impor ...Read More

DENVER - What do Coloradans want from the planned medical insurance exchange in the state? A report out today finds that easily-accessible help is at the top of the list. The study interviewed more than 700 Coloradans statewide, asking them how the Colorado Health Benefit Exchange could best serve t ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Rural Iowa's demographics lean mostly to seniors, people with disabilities and low-income families - and they depend on Medicaid insurance. A report from the Center for Rural Affairs concludes that Medicaid is crucial in rural areas. Report author Jon Bailey says some people may ...Read More

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Sixty percent of workers in the United States have less than $25,000 in retirement savings, not counting their home value and any pension plans, according to a new national survey from the Employee Benefits Research Institute (EBRI). And lately, state government workers in Washingto ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Discussions in Congress that tied Medicare and Social Security to balancing the budget and reducing the deficit have made many Americans nervous, including many of the 600,000 members of AARP in Connecticut. Jim O'Brien, an AARP Connecticut volunteer, is helping today to kick off ...Read More

NEW YORK - New Yorkers of all ages are being invited to speak their mind on health and retirement security in a new AARP national conversation called "You've Earned a Say." If you're feeling left out of the debate over Social Security and Medicare, you are not alone. Joan Parrott-Fonseca, state dire ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Graduate, research and teaching assistants at the University of Minnesota are voting this week on whether to unionize. Grad assistant in geography Sara Nelson says unionizing will allow them to negotiate the terms of their employment at the U. "I think that all employees deserve ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - A new effort begins today to make sure that Americans who have paid for years into Social Security and Medicare have a say in the future of these programs. AARP North Dakota volunteer Mike Tomasko says the initiative is called "You've Earned a Say." "We have to remember, on Social ...Read More

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