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PNS Daily Newscast - July 19, 2019 


Chants of a different sort greet U.S. Rep. Omar upon her return home to Minnesota. Also on our Friday rundown: A new report says gunshot survivors need more outreach, support. Plus, sharing climate-change perspectives in Charlotte.

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Archive: November 18, 2015

Public-health advocates have a message for Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo.: It's time to stop pumping antibiotics into factory-farmed animals. Credit: Food and Water Watch

DENVER - Public health advocates have a message for Senator Michael Bennet: It's time to stop pumping antibiotics into factory-farmed animals. Lisa Trope, organizer with the group Food and Water Watch, will join dozens of others Thursday to deliver more than 2,200 petitions with signatures from acr ...Read More

A grizzly mother and cub. Credit: Sierra Club

HELENA, Mont. - The grizzly bear population in the greater Yellowstone region is dropping quickly, going from an estimate of 747 last year to 714 this year, a six percent drop. The numbers came out in a recent meeting of the Yellowstone subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee. Dr. D ...Read More

Two-thirds of Pennsylvanians live in areas that fail to meet federal safeguards for smog pollution. Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Wikimedia Commons

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board approved a new rule on Tuesday that will reduce smog-causing pollution from most coal-fired power plants, but gave one of the biggest sources a pass. Nitrogen Oxide, or NOx, is particularly harmful to children, seniors and those with h ...Read More

Coal vs. energy efficency and renewables is the topic for discussion at a public meeting in Boise on Thursday night. Credit: eyemark/iStock

BOISE, Idaho - Should Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington build more power plants, or rely more on energy efficiency and renewables? Issues like these will be addressed at a public hearing in Boise tomorrow night on the Northwest Power and Conservation Council's 7th Regional Power Plan. The pla ...Read More

Seventy-four percent of 2014 political candidates participated in Connecticut's Clean Elections law. Credit: Jim Bowen/flickr.com

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Leaders of Connecticut's Democratic Party have proposed suspending the state's Clean Election law as a way to help close the budget deficit. More than 70 percent of state legislators elected in 2014 used the campaign finance law that favors small donors over large, corporat ...Read More

Gov. Ducey to refugees: Not welcome in Arizona. Credit: AimeeLow/morguefile.com

PHOENIX - Gov. Doug Ducey's call for a moratorium on refugees entering Arizona in light of the recent terrorist attacks in France is drawing criticism from groups that assist in settling refugees. The immigrants rights group Puente and Catholic Charities of Arizona are among those protesting the g ...Read More

A replacement for the Land and Water Conservation Fund is being debated in Congress today. Credit: pharmshot/iStock

WASHINGTON D.C. - A replacement for the Land and Water Conservation Fund is being debated today at a hearing in Washington, D.C., before the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources. The proposed Protecting America's Recreation and Conservation Act (PARC) still would use royalties from oil and ga ...Read More

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