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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: December 31, 2018

Advocates say pollinator-friendly solar farms benefit the environment and surrounding farms as they generate clean power for local communities. (The Nature Conservancy)

DURHAM, N.C. – The buzz about the demise of honeybees, birds, monarch butterflies and other crucial pollinators has prompted the creation of a North Carolina Pollinator Conservation Alliance. North Carolina is second in the country for installed solar capacity, and the alliance is offering te ...Read More

An AARP survey shows that many Texas families confuse freestanding emergency rooms with urgent care centers, and end up paying much higher bills. (Pixabay)

AUSTIN, Texas – Confusion by Texas consumers over freestanding emergency rooms has left many families with unexpected and unnecessary high medical bills. A new AARP survey of Texas freestanding ERs finds that, unlike urgent care clinics, many of freestanding ER billings are out-of-network fo ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The statistics are grim – only one or two out of every 10 people who make New Year's resolutions will achieve them, and the rest are likely to fizzle by February. Experts say the biggest hurdles are related to setting unrealistic goals – trying to change too mu ...Read More

Additional parts of the Flatside Wilderness may soon get permanent protection, more than 30 years after lawmakers established the current boundaries. (Kirk Wasson)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A bill is now on President Donald Trump's desk that would expand the Flatside Wilderness - about 50 miles west of central Little Rock. The Flatside Wilderness Enhancement Act would add 640 acres to the site, near the southern flank of Forked Mountain. Anders Reynolds, off ...Read More

Black lung is an incurable progressive disease among coal miners that ultimately can make it impossible to breathe. (Jack Corn/National Archives/Wikipedia)

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Inaction by a stalemated Congress has gutted important black-lung funding, at a time when the number of cases in West Virginia is rising rapidly. In spite of promises by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and others, a temporary increase in the per-ton tax on coal is ...Read More

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