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PNS Daily Newscast - November 15, 2019 


President Trump asks SCOTUS to block release of his tax returns; use of the death penalty is on the decline across the country; and a push to make nutrition part of the health-care debate.

2020Talks - November 15, 2019 


Former MA Gov. Deval Patrick is officially running for president, saying he can attract more Independents and moderate Republicans than other candidates.

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Archive: August 30, 2013

PHOTO: Union members fire up the barbecues for their annual picnics this weekend, such as this one last year in North Bend. This year, they'll have a handout to share with visiting politicians. Photo courtesy Oregon AFL-CIO.

PORTLAND, Ore. – On this Labor Day weekend, an Oregon labor union is calling attention to what it says workers need to stay afloat in today's economy. The Oregon AFL-CIO has released what it calls an Oregon Workers' SEC Report. It's a takeoff on the forms that public companies are required ...Read More

PHOTO: A new study shows Virginians have cut their per-person driving miles about six percent since 2005. Photo credit: Virginia DOT

RICHMOND, Va. – You might find this hard to believe if you're often stuck in traffic, but a new study reveals Virginians aren't driving as much as they used to. The study from the consumer group U.S. PIRG finds Virginians drove about 10,000 miles per person in 2011, a nearly 6 percent declin ...Read More

PHOTO: New York’s highest court will hear an appeal from a foreign-owned energy company that wants to start hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for natural gas underneath two upstate towns - Dryden and Middlefield - which have banned drilling. Courtesy Town of Dryden

ALBANY, N.Y. – The towns of Dryden and Middlefield will have to go another round in their court battle opposing the controversial practice of fracturing shale rock for natural gas, an extraction method known as fracking. The state's highest court of appeals Thursday decided to hear an appeal ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Fresh off this week's nationwide protest by fast-food workers calling for higher wages, and with Labor Day at hand, the Keystone Research Center is offering up a sobering look at Pennsylvania's economic recovery. The group's new "State of Working Pennsylvania" report examin ...Read More

PHOTO: The Rim Fire burning near Yosemite National Park has charred nearly 200,000 acres. Wilderness experts believe intense fires like this have become the new reality because of climate change. Photo  Credit: Beth Pratt
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Rim fire burning near Yosemite National Park already is the state's sixth largest fire ever recorded and it's still growing. Wilderness experts believe the refusal to address climate change is adding fuel to the fire. Beth Pratt, California director for the Nationa ...Read More

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