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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2018 


Kavanaugh’s accuser given a deadline to talk; President Trump visits hurricane ravaged areas before lashing out at Sessions; and the U.S. Supreme court shines a light on dark money. We're covering those stories and more.

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Some small Wisconsin communities are split into different political districts, but that may change because of a lawsuit over alleged gerrymandering. (HHLtDave5/iStockPhoto.com)

MADISON, Wis. - A suit brought by 12 Wisconsin Democrats saying the state's legislative district map drawn by Republicans in 2011 is unfair is going to trial this month. A three-judge federal panel unanimously ruled the case should proceed. New maps are drawn every 10 years following the census, an ...Read More

Teachers such as Carol Bauer say they get joy from seeing their students get excited about learning. (York County Schools)

RICHMOND, Va. - For the best teachers, learning is an infectious joy. Ask award-winning teacher Carol Bauer how she inspires her fourth-grade class at Grafton Bethel Elementary School in York County, and she'll talk about what "we" do, not about what "I" do. "Good teachers care," Bauer has said, an ...Read More

Several fundraising events will support female candidates running for office in Missouri between now and the November election. (livingstoncountymo.com)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - An effort is under way in Missouri to get more women elected to office. The Missouri Women's Leadership Coalition is holding a series of fundraisers across the state to add some campaign money to the coffers of female candidates they've endorsed. Jane Crigler, president of the ...Read More

This week is PTA Teacher Appreciation Week in North Carolina, and caregivers are encouraged to support their child's teachers in the form of volunteering, lunches or even gift cards. (albyheadrick/flickr.com)

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina teachers increasingly report they aren't feeling appreciated when it comes to their paychecks in the Tar Heel State. According to a documentary produced by WRAL-TV in Raleigh, teacher pay has dropped by 13 percent in the past 15 years, when adjusted for inflation. Whi ...Read More

The Bellefonte Nuclear Generating Station in Hollywood, Ala., was never completed, and now the TVA this week at its board meeting is considering the sale of the land. (TVA)

BUCHANAN, Tenn. - The future of a 1,600-acre site on the Tennessee River could be decided this week. The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors, at its meeting on Thursday, is expected to consider the possible sale of land originally allocated for the Bellefonte Nuclear Generating Station t ...Read More

Northwest forests could start to resemble subtropical forests, according to a model of climate change from scientists at Washington State University. (pixabay)

SEATTLE - In the near future, Pacific Northwesterners could look out their windows and see something more similar to the Amazon than the cold, misty forests they're used to. Based on an aggregate of climatic forecasts, researchers at Washington State University have developed a model of what the Un ...Read More

Students from more than 100 Colorado schools are hitting the streets today in celebration of Bike to School Day. (SylwiaAptacy/Pixabay)

DENVER - Colorado drivers are encouraged to be on the lookout for more and smaller bicycles on the road today. More than 100 schools across the state are participating in Bike to School Day, a national effort to disrupt dull transportation routines and get children's energy levels up for better lear ...Read More

A new report shows the state has sold off 1.7 million acres of land over the past century, many for industrial uses that cut off public access, such as this gravel pit near Boise. (Brad Brooks, The Wilderness Society)

BOISE, Idaho - In its history, the state of Idaho has sold 1.7 million acres of land to private interests, according to an analysis of land sale records by The Wilderness Society. In a report released today called "Sold! Idaho lands - and recreation access - lost to the highest bidder," the societ ...Read More

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