Newscasts

PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Archive: November 27, 2013

PHOTO: U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi brought ideas about updating Washington workplaces to fit modern families' priorities to Seattle this week. Photo courtesy EOI.

SEATTLE - This has been a big week in Washington politics, with both President Obama and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on the stump in Seattle, fund-raising for Democratic candidates. Pelosi, D-Calif., left behind some big ideas for Washington families to consider - including a campaign called ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - With Gov. John Kitzhaber at his side, Sen. Ron Wyden unveiled legislation Tuesday to change the way Oregon's O&C lands are managed. It adds protection for some parcels of land and older trees, while at the same time, clearing the way for what some are calling "eco-forestry" and others ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report finds shale drilling produces fewer jobs in Pennsylvania than some in the industry have claimed. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Companies drilling for shale in Pennsylvania tout their economic benefit by talking about the jobs they create, but a new study finds the industry hasn't created as many new jobs as some supporters claim. The report is from the Multi-State Shale Research Collaborative, made up of ...Read More

PHOTO: The alarm bell has been sounded in Minnesota on legislation making its way through Congress. It could roll back a new 3% limit for

MINNEAPOLIS - Many homeowners this year are thankful for signs of a recovering housing market and new rules limiting uncontrolled fees linked to the mortgage meltdown. But legislation in Congress would roll back some consumer protections, making it more costly for Minnesota home buyers. The new rul ...Read More

PHOTO: A western Minnesota turkey farm is facing allegations of animal cruelty, after the release of an undercover video filmed at the operation by an animal rights group. Photo credit: Compassion Over Killing.

WILLMAR, Minn. - As families across the state prepare to sit down for that big Thanksgiving feast tomorrow, an animal rights group is claiming inhumane and cruel treatment of turkeys at a farm in western Minnesota. The group Compassion Over Killing has released an undercover video that executive di ...Read More

PHOTO: The traditional Thanksgiving Day feast for some in New Mexico may include lettuces, tomatoes and other produce grown without any pesticides or chemicals. Photo credit: AFSC.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The traditional Thanksgiving Day feast for some in New Mexico may include varieties of lettuce, tomatoes and other produce fresh from the farm - and grown without any pesticides or chemicals. Don Bustos, director of the American Friends Service Committee of New Mexico, said his o ...Read More

PHOTO: The Food Bank of Northern Nevada is helping to feed hundreds of families this Thanksgiving. Photo credit: Food Bank of Northern Nevada.

RENO, Nevada - The Food Bank of Northern Nevada is helping feed hundreds of families this Thanksgiving. Jocelyn Lantrip, public relations officer for the food bank, said her organization distributes emergency food to about 90,000 people per month. Their federal nutrition benefits often don't stretc ...Read More

PHOTO: Dressing up like a turkey or a pilgrim and running ten kilometers is exactly what many folks in Salt Lake City have planned for Thanksgiving Day. Photo courtesy Utah Food Bank.

SALT LAKE CITY - Dressing up like a turkey or a pilgrim and running 10 kilometers is exactly what many folks in Salt Lake City have planned for Thanksgiving Day. Nearly 5,000 people are registered for the Utah Food Bank's eighth annual Utah Human Race. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes w ...Read More

1 of 2 pages   1 2 >  Last »