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PNS Daily Newscast - Friday, August 23, 2019 


A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: August 30, 2012

PHOTO: Energy costs are on the minds of taxpayers in Indiana.

INDIANAPOLIS - The Prairie State coal-fired power plant in southern Illinois was pitched to communities as a long-term, low-cost electricity resource in 2007. A new report questions those claims. Tom Sanzillo co-authored the report, "The Prairie State Coal Plant: The Reality vs. The Promise," for t ...Read More

PHOTO: Example of a living shoreline. Courtesy of the Chesapeake Bay Trust.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Prettier is better - and worth more than $800,000. That's how much grant money is being unveiled today to promote the understanding and installation of "living shorelines" throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed in Maryland and Virginia. Eric Schwaab is acting Assistant Secretary ...Read More

PHOTO: Child receiving a shot. Courtesy CDC.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Getting shots at the doctor's office is never fun for children or their parents, but experts say immunizations are critical to protect everyone from serious disease and illness. To enroll in Ohio schools, children need a series of shots by age 6 to protect against measles, polio, ch ...Read More

Sheila Krumholz. Photo by Dan Heyman

TAMPA, Fla. - The people watching money in politics say the fundraising arms race has gone nuclear. Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics, is on-site, observing the Republican National Convention. She expects candidates and their allies to spend a minimum of $5.8 ...Read More

PHOTO: Doug Inkley Image by National Wildlife Federation

HARRISBURG, Penn. - Summer in Pennsylvania is telling us a lot about climate change and where we're headed in the future, according to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). Federation senior scientist Doug Inkley says the heat waves we've been experiencing are just the tip of the ...Read More

PHOTO: Children at the Carrboro Farmer's Market. Courtesy of Kelley Breeze

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - A program that unites small North Carolina farmers with people in need of healthy food is receiving almost $500,000 to boost its efforts. The Farmer Foodshare program serves communities in six central North Carolina counties. The volunteer-based program connects farmers with peo ...Read More

NEW YORK - While the Republican National Convention is dominating the political headlines, a new survey of 50-plus voters in New York finds many of them don't think their voice will make a difference. Two messages are clear in the latest New York survey, says Chris Widelo, associate state director ...Read More

GRAPHIC: Go Red logo

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - More than 2,500 people gathered in the chilly drizzle last Saturday in Sioux Falls to walk for heart health. They were part of the annual Eastern South Dakota Heart Walk. Chrissy Spoo of the American Heart Association of South Dakota says the large turnout was inspiring. "It tel ...Read More

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