PNS Daily Newscast - May 28, 2020 

A grim milestone as U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 100,000; and 'housing justice' advocates fear folks who lost their jobs could lose their homes.

2020Talks - May 28, 2020 

Former VP Joe Biden condemns recent police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis as yet another deadly encounter between police and an unarmed Black man. He did so before a virtual talk with PA Gov. Tom Wolf, ahead of next Tuesday's eight primaries.

Archive: February 23, 2015

PHOTO: The most common eating disorders are anorexia, bulimia and binge eating and the conditions can lead to serious health problems and even death if untreated. Photo credit: Charlotte Astrid/Flickr.

BUFFALO GAP, Texas – Like many other conditions, when it comes to eating disorders, early intervention is key to recovery for those struggling with these potentially life-threatening problems. Camela Balcomb, executive director of the ...Read More

PHOTO: A grizzly bear is a rare sight, and even rarer in the North Cascades, where the last reported sighting was in 2010. Federal agencies are seeking public input as they determine how to increase grizzly numbers in an area that used to be prime habitat for the bears. Photo courtesy Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

WINTHROP, Wash. - Public meetings begin next week about recovering the grizzly bear population in the North Cascades. Federal agencies determined 20 years ago that this almost 10,000-square-mile area is prime territory for grizzly bear recovery, so their decision won't be whether to increase the pop ...Read More

PHOTO: A recent survey shows that three out of four Utahns of working age say they support a system where the state would operate a retirement savings plan. Photo courtesy St. Louis County, MN.

SALT LAKE CITY - A strong majority of people in Utah, between the ages of 25 and 64, and regardless of political affiliation, support the creation of a state-run retirement savings plan, according to a recent survey from AARP. Laura Polacheck, communications director with AARP Utah, says the surv ...Read More

PHOTO: Business, faith and community groups say legislation scheduled this week in a Colorado House committee would pave the way for businesses and individuals to discriminate against others who don't share their religious views. Photo credit: Hustvedt/Wikimedia Commons.

DENVER – A coalition of Colorado business owners, faith leaders and community groups is urging lawmakers to oppose legislation the coalition says will legalize discrimination in the state. House Bills 1161 and 1171 would allow individuals and businesses to refuse to follow any law that goes ...Read More

GRAPHIC: The largest organic farming conference in the nation will take place later this week in La Crosse, WI. Thousands of attendees from more than 40 states will share knowledge and learn the latest techniques in organic and sustainable agriculture.  (Image credit: Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service)

SPRING VALLEY, Wis. - Thousands of organic and sustainable farmers from across the nation will meet in La Crosse later this week for the annual MOSES Organic Conference, which in its 25-year-history has become the largest organic farming conference in the country. MOSES stands for Midwest Organic ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report examines the ways concerns about the Clean Power Plan's impact on electric grid reliability can be addressed with strong operating procedures already used in the industry. Photo credit: D Sharon Pruitt/Flickr.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – State regulators are determining how Ohio will meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon emission reduction goals, and a new report highlights ways the industry can ensure the electric grid stays reliable. Some opponents argue the Clean Power Plan will ...Read More

PHOTO: Delivery of electricity to homes and businesses in Nevada is expected to remain stable as the state moves toward compliance with the EPA's Clean Power Plan, according to a new report. Photo courtesy U.S. Geological Survey.

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The reliability of electricity in Nevada and across the nation is not threatened as states move to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan, according to a ...Read More

PHOTO: It's crunch time for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's ID card program for undocumented immigrants and others who lack proper identification. The administration is rushing to issue the first 10,000 IDNYC cards by early next week, after receiving a surge in applicants when the program launched in January. Photo credit: IDNYC.

NEW YORK – It's crunch time for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's ID card program for undocumented immigrants and others who lack proper identification. The administration says it is opening two new IDNYC enrollment centers today, after receiving a surge in applicants when the program launched ...Read More

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