PNS Daily Newscast - May 17, 2019 

West Coast immigrants' rights groups pan President Trump’s new immigration proposal as “elitist.” Also on the Friday rundown: Consumer advocates want stronger energy-efficiency standards. And we'll take you to a state that ranks near the bottom for senior mental health.

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Archive: August 14, 2012

PHOTO: Soon Ohio residents may get a choice in where they get their natural gas from. Photo credit: Ghost/Fotolia

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio natural gas customers could be bombarded by retail marketers by means ranging from phone calls to mailings to knocks on the door with offers to purchase natural gas from them instead of their usual gas utilities. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is considering allowing u ...Read More

SHERIDAN, Wyo. - Teachers, firefighters and nurses are among those scheduled to speak tonight at a town hall meeting in Sheridan about the Wyoming Retirement System. The Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee has been doing interim work focused on budget implications related to the system. S ...Read More

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Missouri's new plans to build small modular nuclear power plants may have hit a snag. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has stopped licensing new plants, and extending existing licenses, because a federal court has ruled that storing the radioactive waste on-site hasn't been pro ...Read More

PHOTO: Fred Bassett, Hummingbird Research, Inc., holding a male, black-chinned hummingbird. Photo credit: Deborah Smith

PEARL, Idaho - It's hard to believe summer is coming to an end, but the birds know it. A hummingbird researcher who comes to Idaho each year to study birds has confirmed that migration is under way. Birds were caught and banded in Pearl, north of Boise, last weekend, and they've put on weight for th ...Read More


ST. PAUL, Minn. - Nearly 300 food shelves around the state will be getting a nice boost this week, with checks ranging from $125 to more than $36,000 coming in. The money comes from the food fund of Minnesota FoodShare. Director Sara Nelson-Pallmeyer says that, in all, a record $900,000 will be di ...Read More

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. - As it continues a series of regional meetings, Governor Andrew Cuomo's Education Reform Commission pulls into Syracuse today. The body, put together to study how to improve New York's public schools in difficult economic times, will gather input from parents, teachers and other inte ...Read More


LOUISVILLE, Ky. - As Social Security marks its 77th anniversary, AARP is asking voters to join the conversation about what the future holds for the program. A new AARP voter survey shows more than nine out of ten voters over the age of 50 think the next president and Congress need to strengthen Soci ...Read More

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