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PNS Daily News - December 11, 2019 


U.S. House to vote on two articles of impeachment; $1.4 trillion in planned oil & gas development called a "red level crisis" for climate change; anti-protest laws moving forward in Ohio; "forest farming" moving forward in Appalachia; and someone is putting cowboy hats on pigeons in Nevada.

2020Talks - December 10, 2019 


Today's human rights day, and candidates this cycle talk a lot about what constitutes a human right. Some say gun violence and access to reproductive health care and abortions are human rights issues.

Archive: March 30, 2016

Arch Coal gave top executives more than $8 million in bonuses one business day before the company filed for bankruptcy. (Pixabay)

CHEYENNE, WY. - Arch Coal paid top executives over $8 million in bonuses one business day before filing for bankruptcy in January, according to a new report from Environment and Energy Daily. Twelve company insiders also received almost 88,000 "phantom stock" derivatives worth more than $70,000 t ...Read More

Texas welcomed 490,000 new residents from July 2014 and July 2015, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. (DavidSucsy/iStock)

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - If you've noticed you have a few more friends and neighbors lately, that's not an accident. Texas led the nation in population growth from 2014 to 2015, adding almost 500,000 new people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Lloyd Potter, Texas State Demographer, says much of t ...Read More

Past felony convictions ban some Iowans from voting for life. (Pixabay)

DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Supreme Court is to hear arguments today in a case that potentially could lift the state's lifetime voting ban for people with felonies. The Iowa Constitution denies voting rights for anyone convicted of an "infamous crime," the definition of which has been debated for q ...Read More

Some unions are cautiously optimistic over a split Supreme Court decision upholding a decades-old law that supporters say protects collective-bargaining rights for workers. (iStockphoto)

PIERRE, S.D. - Some of the country's largest labor unions are claiming a tentative victory after a split decision Tuesday from the U.S. Supreme Court. At issue is whether nonunion workers have to pay what's known as "fair share" union dues for the wages and workplace protections the union negotiate ...Read More

Analysis of canned foods found 67 percent of the cans tested had BPA in the lining. (King of Hearts/Wikimedia Commons)

HARTFORD, Conn. - Chemicals in the linings of most food cans may be dangerous to consumers. That's the finding of a new report just released by six nonprofit groups. They tested nearly 200 cans from 19 states distributed to some major retailers by producers including Campbell's, Del Monte and Gene ...Read More

A 4-4 Supreme Court decision is drawing praise from Illinois union supporters who say it upholds collective bargaining rights. (iStockphoto)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois' largest labor union is claiming a tentative victory after a split decision Tuesday from the U.S. Supreme Court. At issue is whether nonunion workers have to pay what's known as "fair share" union dues for the wages and workplace protections the union negotiates for the ...Read More

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