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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Archive: April 20, 2016

Preservation of Wisconsin's natural resources was just one of the many reasons that led Gaylord Nelson to found Earth Day 43 years ago. (Clean Wisconsin)

MADISON, Wis. - Nearly every Wisconsinite knows Earth Day, which will be observed this year on Friday, April 22, was founded by former Wisconsin Governor and U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970. Paul Robbins, the director of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, sits at the actual desk u ...Read More

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell speaking at the National Geographic Society for the 100th Anniversary of the creation of the National Parks. (Tami Heilemann/U.S. Department of the Interior)

SEATTLE - U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell celebrated 100 years of National Parks and spoke about the next 100 years of public lands at the National Geographic Society in Washington Tuesday. The University of Washington graduate said public lands in the west face a number of thre ...Read More

The Russell Fork River, an outdoor gem on the Kentucky-Virginia border, is on a list of America's Most Endangered Rivers of 2016. (Steve Ruth)

ELKHORN CITY, Ky. - The Russell Fork River, which carves a spectacular 52-mile path along the Kentucky-Virginia border, has landed on the list of America's Most Endangered Rivers of 2016. Avid kayaker Steve Ruth, a member of the Elkhorn City Area Heritage Council, described the listing as a "real t ...Read More

Flint-area credit unions are helping reward residents who have been complying with state water-testing requirements. (Kemecki/morguefile)

FLINT, Mich. - The safety of the water supply in Flint is still very much an issue, and local credit unions want to make sure the people of Flint and their plight are not forgotten. In addition to bottled-water drives, several credit unions in the Flint area recently donated $50,000 worth of gift c ...Read More

Time to purge your financial documents in a safe way. ShredFest is coming to Tennessee next week, with AARP of Tennessee sponsoring free shredding events across the state. (ChrisGlass/flickr.com)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - More than 17 million people -- including thousands of Tennesseans -- are victims of identity theft each year, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The most common type of identity theft is the unauthorized use of credit and debit accounts. One of the best ways to protec ...Read More

A new pilot program launched in Colorado to reduce cervical cancer got its annual checkup, and the results are good. (Pixabay)
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DENVER - A new pilot program launched in Colorado to reduce cervical cancer got its annual checkup, and the results are good. Dr. David Stevens, with the RCHN Community Health Foundation, recently completed a series of site visits to monitor the program's progress and said the process of improving ...Read More

Kansas and Missouri may finally end their battle for jobs by signing an agreement that's being called historic. (city-data.org)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - There's been a tug of war between Kansas and Missouri over jobs for years, but now there may be a resolution. Both states have been trying to lure businesses around the Kansas City area to cross state lines by offering tax incentives. Greg LeRoy, executive director of Good Job ...Read More

New rules for absentee and provisional ballots in Ohio are being challenged in federal court. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's elimination of "Golden Week" is among the policy measures highlighted in a new national report on voting restrictions. A roundup of election laws by the Brennan Center for Justice has shown that voters in 17 states, including Ohio, will face some new restrictions for the fir ...Read More

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