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PNS Daily Newscast - July 15, 2019 


AOC, Trump battle on Twitter over being native born. Also on our Monday rundown: Democratic hopefuls share views in five Iowa cities. Plus, efforts to control stormwater pollution are paying off for Puget Sound.

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Archive: January 11, 2019

Demand for high school graduates with technical education is growing. (trapezemike/pixabay)

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania's career and technical education centers, or CTCs, need additional funding in the next state budget, according to a new report. There are 74 CTCs in the state, preparing some 55,000 high school students to enter a variety of fields as soon as they graduate. Las ...Read More

In signing Executive Order 80, Gov. Roy Cooper said,

RALIEGH, N.C. – With a charge to take immediate action from the governor, the North Carolina Climate Change Interagency Council wants the state's plans to fight climate change to be a household discussion. NC Interfaith Power & Light, a program of the North Carolina Council of Churches, kick ...Read More

The government has been partially shutdown for three weeks, leaving federal employees furloughed or working without pay. (Phil Roeder/Flickr)

PORTLAND, Ore. – For federal employees, a dreaded a day in the government shutdown is upon them. Today is the first time in the shutdown that they won't receive a paycheck. One place federal workers in the Northwest might look to as they juggle their budgets is their local credit union, as m ...Read More

The workshop on ranchers and wolves is exploring such topics as range-riding and wolf behavior. (Defenders of Wildlife)

HALFWAY, Ore. – Ranchers and wildlife managers are gathering in Oregon to discuss creative solutions for avoiding conflicts with wolves. The workshop is in its second and final day in the northeast Oregon town of Halfway. Hilary Anderson, who raises cattle in Montana, will be talking about s ...Read More

EQT's proposed Hammerhead Pipeline would originate in the southwest corner of Pennsylvania before crossing Marion, Monongalia and Wetzel counties in West Virginia. (EQT)

CHARLESTON, W. Va. – A gas pipeline rupture and explosion last summer is raising related worries about a current pipeline proposal. Last June, Columbia Gas said a landslide after heavy rains caused its brand new pipeline to rupture and explode just south of Moundsville. Jim Kotcon, on the E ...Read More

CoveredCA says 80 percent of people using its website to find health insurance are eligible for a subsidy to lower their premiums. (Goir/iStockphoto)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – People who want to sign up for health insurance using the Covered California marketplace have only four days left – because open enrollment ends January 15th. That's two weeks earlier than last year. You can go online to 'CoveredCA.com' and use the "shop and compa ...Read More

Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled his $209 billion budget proposal in Sacramento on Thursday. (Flickr)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The State of California would invest hundreds of millions of dollars to improve access to healthcare and health insurance under Gov. Gavin Newsom's first budget, released on Thursday. The budget includes $200 million to allow undocumented low-income adults ages 18 to 26 ...Read More

Idaho is one of only six states that doesn't invest state funds in preschool programs. (kayp/Twenty20)

BOISE, Idaho – Even for a sharply divided Congress, there's one issue that could prove to be a catalyst for collaboration across the aisle – early childhood education. The sixth annual national poll commissioned by the First Five Years Fund finds strong support from voters in both partie ...Read More

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