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PNS Daily Newscast - November 13, 2019 


Public impeachment hearings in Washington; dreamers protest in Texas; roadless wilderness areas possibly at risk around the country; and an ozone indicating garden, at the North Carolina Governor's Mansion.

2020Talks - November 13, 2019 


Supreme Court hears DACA arguments, and likely will side with the Trump administration, but doesn't take up a gun manufacturer's appeal. Former SC Gov. Mark Sanford drops out of presidential race; and former President Jimmy Carter recovers from brain surgery.

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Archive: June 10, 2014

PHOTO: A new report released by the Nature Conservancy finds nitrogen pollution is a

NEW YORK - A new, federally-funded report identifies nitrogen pollution as a killer threat to seagrass, which has been disappearing along the Long Island coast and throughout the region. Marine scientist Chris Clapp, with the Nature Conservancy's Long Island chapter, says the federally-funded study ...Read More

Photo: A new survey is in the works where Connecticut residents can help make local roads more pedestrian and bike friendly. Photo courtesy of Pedbikeimages.org / Austin Brown.

HARTFORD, Conn. - A survey is underway to make Connecticut streets more friendly for pedestrians and bicycles, and survey organizers say the results should eventually result in positive impacts for health, air quality and even the economy. As day-to-day work grows more computer-based, employees oft ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolinians unable to care for themselves because of age or a disability are holding their breath Tuesday, waiting to see what happens at the state Capitol. Last week the North Carolina Senate announced major cuts to programs like Meals on Wheels and Medicaid in its version of ...Read More

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - "Think before you ink" may sound like a slogan discouraging people from getting a tattoo, but it's a campaign asking Coloradans to consider a decision that's equally as permanent. This summer there are about 140 ballot initiatives floating around on clipboards in the parki ...Read More

PHOTO: Floodwaters in Duluth in June 2012 left more than $100 million in damage to public infrastructure. Photo courtesy of the city of Duluth.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota has some of the most pristine and scenic lakes and rivers in the nation, and a new effort is underway to highlight those individuals and organizations on the front lines of protecting the Gopher State's waterways. The Environmental Law and Policy Center has launched the ...Read More

PHOTO: Over a dozen Ohio counties now offer a Veteran I.D. Card for discharged veterans. Picture courtesy of the Franklin County Recorder's Office.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A number of Ohio counties are saying thanks to those who served in the nation's military services by enrolling them into a new veterans I.D. program. Discharge records are typically used to prove eligibility for certain military benefits, but rather than having vets carry around pa ...Read More

PHOTO: A national survey of 500 CEOs ranks Indiana as the most business-friendly state in the Midwest for 2014. Photo credit: Mitchum Lee Owen / Morguefile.

INDIANAPOLIS - When it comes to doing business, a survey of 500 CEOs finds Indiana is the best in the Midwest. Nationally, Indiana comes in sixth place in Chief Executive Magazine's annual rankings of the ...Read More

PHOTO: Classrooms and cafeterias will be emptying out for the summer in the coming days, but thanks to dozens of participating sites across the state, there are still places for low-income kids to get a free meal. Photo courtesy of jdurham / morguefile.com.

FLINT, Mich. - The start of summer vacation means carefree days for many Michigan kids, but for low-income children it can also mean less access to regular meals. That's why the push is on to let Michigan families know where and how they can find free meals this summer, via the federal Summer Nutrit ...Read More

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