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PNS Daily Newscast - October 24, 2019 


U.S. House asks Sergeant-at-Arms to take action against GOP lawmakers who interrupt impeachment inquiry. Plus, business owners warn investors that climate change is a threat to productivity, profits.

2020Talks - October 24, 2019 


How Sen. Elizabeth Warren saw climate change become a partisan issue, and how the science is getting across to people across the political spectrum.

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Archive: October 7, 2016

Advocates are praising a new family sick-leave law that will take effect in Illinois in January. (aarp.org)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – More than 1.5 million people in Illinois are caregivers for family members, and a new law that goes into effect at the first of the year will help them balance their personal life, work, and responsibilities that come with helping a sick or elderly relative. The Illinois E ...Read More

With 18 solar panels on his garage and house, Robert Chatham's Louisville home is one of many that will be on Saturday's Kentucky Solar Tour. (Robert Chatham)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – If you've ever thought about going solar at home or at your business, Saturday is the perfect time to see how fellow Kentuckians have done exactly that. There will be tours tomorrow in Bowling Green, Elizabethtown, Lexington, Louisville and Northern Kentucky where you can see ...Read More

Critics say Dominion Virginia plans to rely too heavily on fossil fuel plants, like the Bremo Power Station, to generate power in the next two decades. (Nick Kotula)

RICHMOND, Va. – Dominion Virginia Power wants to rely too heavily on fuels that change the climate, according to critics of the state's largest utility. Dominion has filed its Integrated Resource Plan with the State Corporation Commission. Depending on which version is approved, the company wo ...Read More

Conservation groups have filed suit to protect the endangered ocelot from a federal program to kill other predators such as coyotes and bobcats. (TomSmiley/USFWS)

HARLINGEN, Texas - A pair of conservation groups has sued to protect endangered ocelots by blocking a federal agency's plan to remove other predators from parts of Texas and Arizona. The lawsuit seeks changes in a wildlife management program that uses traps and poisons to remove coyotes, bobcats, a ...Read More

Advocates for seniors in Minnesota are hoping the presidential candidates will lay out their plans for Social Security during Sunday night's debate. (aarp.org)

MINNEAPOLIS – While there was a lot of jabbing and 'gotcha' moments during the last presidential debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, there wasn't a whole lot of substance on some issues. Seth Boffeli, spokesman for AARP Minnesota, said Americans are watching ...Read More

Researchers and consumers took part in a Thursday forum in Boston that focused on ways to better integrate oral and medical healthcare. (U.S. Navy Photo)

BOSTON – What if your doctor and your dentist were able to work together? That was one of the topics at a forum on Integration of Oral Health and General Health on Thursday. Brian Rosman, director of policy and government relations at Health Care For All Massachusetts, pointed out there are ...Read More

A new report questions the safety of using oilfield wastewater on crops. (BelfastEileen/iStockphoto)

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – The aquifer and food crops in California's Central Valley may be tainted with chemicals from nearby oil fields, according to a new report. Researchers from four institutions, including Lawrence Berkeley Labs, looked at 173 chemicals used in oil and gas production and fou ...Read More

Before North Dakotans cast their ballots, AARP North Dakota wants to make sure they hear from candidates in all the major state races. (Chris Thomas)

BISMARCK, N.D. – The vice-presidential candidates aren't the only ones debating this week. Candidates for state and congressional offices also are facing off. AARP North Dakota is sponsoring candidate debates for state and congressional offices during this stretch run to the November election ...Read More

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