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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: August 5, 2016

Seniors are taking their message of securing Social Security to Kentucky's most famous political gathering, Fancy Farm. (Greg Stotelmyer)

FANCY FARM, Ky. - Neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump will be at Kentucky's most famous political gathering, Fancy Farm, on Saturday, but some Kentucky seniors will be, in hopes of sending the presidential nominees a message: Secure Social Security. Charlotte Whitaker, a retiree from Hartford ...Read More

A new study finds Virginia's commercial owners and occupants could realize tens of millions of dollars in annual savings on their electric bills by implementing the Clean Power Plan. (University of Richmond)

RICHMOND, Va. - A new study finds that if states implement the Clean Power Plan, energy savings would be greatest in retail and office buildings and total more than $11 billion a year nationwide in the commercial sector by 2030. The Obama administration's plan is to cut carbon emissions from existin ...Read More

The documentary,

RALEIGH, N.C. - All eyes will be on Rio tonight with the opening ceremonies of the Olympic games, but it's a decades-old fact about Olympic history that surprised filmmaker Deborah Riley Draper four years ago. While researching a documentary on the Holocaust, Draper read a quick mention about the 18 ...Read More

There are about 7,500 marbled murrelets left in Washington state. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

SEATTLE - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has confirmed 1.6 million acres of mostly federal land in Washington are critical habitat for the marbled murrelet. The small, diving seabird, known as a "fog lark" to loggers, has been listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act since 1992. Cri ...Read More

The EPA has until November to finalize new rules, known as fish consumption rules, for water quality standards in Washington. (pixabay)

SEATTLE - A U.S. federal judge has told the EPA it must finalize new water-quality rules aimed at making Washington state waters cleaner. The rules are known as fish consumption rules because they must ensure that fish caught in Washington state waters are safe to eat. Last year, the EPA said Washin ...Read More

The average student debt load for an Ohio college graduate is $29,000, according to a new report. (hmm360/morguefile)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Aside from mortgages, student loans now make up the biggest piece of the debt puzzle in this country, and a new analysis finds Ohioans are carrying some of the heaviest burdens. Collectively, Americans have more than $1.3 trillion in student debt, but it isn't evenly distributed acr ...Read More

Cambridge school librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro is one of eight Bay State educators who gave an

BOSTON - Most of us have heard of Ted Talks, in-depth discussions of life and current issues, but Bay State teachers just concluded a series of ED Talks meant to inspire fellow teachers to network on new ideas as we head toward the new school year. Liz Phipps Soeiro is a school librarian in Cambri ...Read More

Arkansas residents are being urged to take a stand about the future of Social Security. (AARP.org)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Nearly 674,000 people in Arkansas collect Social Security benefits; that's one out of every four state residents. Advocates say with so many relying on it to make ends meet, it's crucial to know what each presidential candidate will do to make sure the program is funded into the ...Read More

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