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PNS Daily Newscast - November 18, 2019 


President Trump invited to testify in person or in writing, says Pelosi; a battle over the worth of rooftop-solar electricity when it's sold back to the grid; the flu gets an early start; and the value of Texas family caregivers.

2020Talks - November 18, 2019 


Former Pres. Barack Obama cautioned Democrats to be more moderate, and incumbent Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wins over Trump-backed Republican opponent.

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Archive: December 6, 2018

A government report says forests and other terrain on public lands, including New Mexico's Permian Basin, only offset greenhouse gases released on public lands by 15 percent. (hcn.org)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Drilling on public lands contributes nearly a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S., and the latest federal report says Wyoming and New Mexico contribute the most. Released on the same day as the National Climate Assessment, the U.S. Geological Survey report ...Read More

Eating smaller portions is one of many ways to avoid packing on weight during the holiday season. (vivienviv0/Pixabay) <br />

RICHMOND, Va. – Health experts say with a little bit of planning, it's possible to survive the holidays without overindulging. One tip is to avoid being ravenous by doing a bit of "pre-gaming" with a small meal at home before heading out to the next house or office party. Whitney Voorhees, ...Read More

The Idaho Department of Lands looked through nearly 40,000 state land sale deals for potential constitutional violations. (Idaho State Parks & Recreation)

BOISE, Idaho – A new report from the Idaho Department of Lands says there haven't been widespread violations of constitutional limits on state land sales, but it still flags 166 possible infractions. Last year, The Wilderness Society and the Idaho Conservation League raised alarms that there ...Read More

Mustafa Getahun has been a truck driver for UW Medicine Consolidated Laundry for more than 20 years. (Washington Federation of State Employees)

SEATTLE – University of Washington laundry service workers who will be laid off next year are holding a town hall meeting on campus Thursday. UW Medicine Consolidated Laundry employees are frustrated with the school's decision to close their facility in March, which will leave 100 without wo ...Read More

Cutting New York's greenhouse gas emissions 50 percent by 2030 is estimated to create up to 160,000 new jobs per year. (adage/pixabay)

NEW YORK – Clean energy is good for the climate, good for the economy and good for business, according to a growing number of New York business leaders. A bill known as the "Climate and Community Protection Act" would commit New York to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. It has passed t ...Read More

Immigrants applying for SNAP benefits for their U.S. citizen children do not have to provide agencies with their personal immigration status. (Public Domain Pictures)

OMAHA, Neb. – With a Dec. 10 deadline for public comments just around the corner, immigrants' rights groups say they're hoping Nebraskans will make their voices heard on a proposal by the Trump administration. The "public charge" rule change would make it harder for some people to get green ...Read More

Young people in the foster care system who feel their identity isn't supported may suffer serious impacts to their mental health. (Momentmal/Pixabay)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Adolescents in foster care need additional support as they explore their racial, spiritual and gender identities, according to a new report by from Connecticut Voices for Children. The teenage years are when children are questioning who they are and their place in the worl ...Read More

California sea otters are federally protected, but aren't currently on the state endangered species list. A proposed bill would add them if the feds move to weaken protections. (Wikimedia Commons)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California's first state Senate bill of the new session – SB 1 – is an effort to combat the Trump administration's environmental rollbacks by requiring state rules to be at least as strict as those in place before January 2017, when President Barack Obama left ...Read More

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