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PNS Daily Newscast - August 22, 2019 


The latest Trump child-detention policy sparks harsh criticism. Also on the Thursday rundown: New York sues the EPA over Hudson River PCBs.

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Archive: September 22, 2016

The tour gives the public a chance to interact with homeowners who have gone solar. (PennFuture)

PITTSBURGH - October is National Solar Tour month, and in Pittsburgh, the public is invited to tour homes and businesses that have gone solar. This is the sixth year the Pittsburgh Solar Tour will give people an opportunity to see installations at work and hear directly from those who are using sola ...Read More

The deadline for Texans to register to vote in the Nov. 8 presidential election is Oct. 11. (niyazz/iStockphoto)

AUSTIN, Texas - State officials are reminding Texans that they only have about three weeks to make sure they are registered to vote in the November 8th general election. With a presidential election, several statewide offices and key legislative and local races on the ballot, elections officials are ...Read More

Sent to solitary at 16 for arguing over a basketball, Randy attempted suicide. (NYCLU)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday against the Sheriff's Office in Onondaga County, where 16- and 17-year-olds are often held in solitary confinement, sometimes for months at a time. In 2014, New York State agreed to end solitary confinement for juveniles in state prisons and e ...Read More

Farmworker advocates are petitioning the EPA to ban the use of a widely used toxic pesticide in the fields.(Wasan Gredpee/iStockphoto)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Advocates say the nation's two million farmworkers deserve a safe place to work, free of hazardous chemicals, so they petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday to ban the use of a toxic pesticide called chlorpyrifos. The feds banned home uses of the ...Read More

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