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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 


A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.


2020Talks - September 18, 2020 


Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Archive: August 30, 2016

Montana officials have shut down a 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River due to a parasite infecting whitefish. (Kurt Haubrich/Flickr)

HELENA, Mont. - Governor Steve Bullock held a meeting yesterday about access to resources and job training for Montanans who have been affected by the closure of nearly 200 miles of the Yellowstone River due to a parasite killing whitefish. Earlier this month, the stretch of river and its tributar ...Read More

The steelhead count at Bonneville Dam is about half of the 10-year average for this time of year. (Peter Oelschlaeger/flickr)

PORTLAND, Ore. - The number of steelhead making their way up the Columbia River and into its Northwest tributaries has fallen far below predictions this season. The migration of "A-run" steelhead from the ocean to freshwater is wrapping up through Bonneville Dam in the Columbia River Gorge, and the ...Read More

A new report slams abuses in the payday and car-title loan industry. (Kelly Griffith/Center for Economic Integrity)

PHOENIX - Predatory lending leads to serious abuses against consumers, and a new federal rule is necessary to combat the problem, according to a report released today by Arizona Public Interest Research Group Education Fund. Researchers analyzed close to 10,000 complaints made to the Consumer Fina ...Read More

Andrews University and Spring Arbor University are among those considered

LANSING, Mich. - A new list of colleges considered "dangerous" for LGBTQ students includes two in Michigan. LGBTQ advocacy organization Campus Pride released its "Shame List" on Monday, which features 102 schools that the organization alleges openly discriminate against LGBTQ youth in policies, prog ...Read More

President Obama will speak at the 20th annual Lake Tahoe Summit on Wednesday. (Tahoe Regional Planning Agency)

LAKE TAHOE, Nev. - President Obama will headline the 20th annual Lake Tahoe Summit on water clarity on Wednesday. He'll be joined by a slate of heavy hitters, including Senator Harry Reid, as well as Governor Jerry Brown and Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein of California. The event, at ...Read More

President Obama announces his immigration reforms in November 2014. (The White House)

NEW YORK - A Mexican immigrant in New York is challenging a nationwide injunction on two Obama administration immigration programs. Martin Batalla Vidal's parents brought him to this country eighteen years ago, when he was seven years old. When the administration expanded the Deferred Action for C ...Read More

The Karnes County Immigration Detention Center in South Texas is one of dozens around the country operated by private, for-profit corporations. (DHS photo)

AUSTIN, Texas - The federal Department of Homeland Security announced Monday that it will review its policy of detaining undocumented immigrants in private, for-profit facilities. The announcement by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson comes on the heels of a decision by the Department of Justic ...Read More

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