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PNS Daily News - September 16, 2019 


New allegations emerge against Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh; and a new report says a lightning strike is more likely than a forced arbitration win.

2020Talks - September 16, 2019. (3 min.)  


2020 presidential hopefuls tweet about more sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, and Democrats who didn't make it onto last week's debate stage continue their grassroots approaches.

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Archive: August 24, 2015

Nevada's economy is back in the black and breaking records following the Great Recession. Courtesy: City of Reno<br />

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Statistics from the state show Nevada's economy is back in the black and breaking records following the Great Recession, which hit the Silver State harder than most places. Bill Anderson, chief economist with the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, sa ...Read More

The U.S. Department of Labor wants to raise the threshold for salaried workers to receive mandatory overtime from their employer. Credit: phaewilk/morguefile.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - As many Tennessee companies ask employees to do more with less in the post-recession era, many of those workers are not being compensated for working overtime. As it stands, salaried workers can be denied overtime if they make a little more than $23,000 a year. The threshold has ...Read More

North Carolina is still without a passed budget for the fiscal year. Credit: cohdra/morguefile.com

GREENSBORO, N.C. - North Carolina lawmakers have missed the deadline to pass a budget by eight weeks. According to published reports, it costs the state an extra $42,000 for every day the Legislature meets and there is still no firm budget in place for the next fiscal year. Logan Smith, communicat ...Read More

A new National Wildlife Federation report says climate change is stressing the nation's waterways and causing hot spots in Granite State rivers, brooks and streams that are too warm for fish such as eastern brook trout to survive. Photo credit: Eric Orff

CONCORD, N.H. - "Wildlife in Hot Water" is the headline of a new report on the nation's waterways and local experts say the warming of New Hampshire's rivers and streams is bad news for native brook trout. Tom Ives is the New Hampshire council chair for Trout Unlimited and says Eastern Brook Trou ...Read More

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed a complaint against Woody's Menagerie in Mulberry Grove, alleging numerous violations of the Animal Welfare Act. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – An Illinois animal exhibitor is facing numerous violations of the Animal Welfare Act. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed a complaint against the owners of Woody's Menagerie in Mulberry Grove, a traveling educational wildlife exhibit featuring exotic animals. L ...Read More

This fall, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is expected to announce new federal rules to address predatory lending practices, regulations that some policy experts say cannot come soon enough. Credit: krosseel/Morguefile

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Legislation restricting payday-lending practice was passed in Ohio more than seven years ago, but some policy experts say the industry still needs to be reined in. The Ohio Short-Term Loan Act was passed in 2008, but Kalitha Williams, policy liaison with Policy Matters Ohio, says ...Read More

The use of coal by Chinese power plants fell by as much as 3.5% last year and looks likely to continue falling. Observers say the government there wants to clean its nortoriously dirty air. Photo by Tobias Brox/Wikimedia.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – China's use of coal fell last year and looks likely to keep falling. The U.S. coal lobby argues any reduction in American carbon pollution will be swallowed up by more CO2 from China. But after decades of explosive growth, Chinese coal use fell by as much as 3.5 percent ...Read More

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