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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Archive: June 27, 2019

The rusty patched bumblebee, Minnesota's new official state bee, has lost 90% of its historical range and experienced a dramatic population decline. (Paloma Ayala/Adobe Stock)

ST. PAUL, Minn. – One out of every three bites of food you eat is dependent on pollinators doing their jobs – and threats to those pollinators are at an all-time high. About 400 native pollinator species live in Minnesota, including the rusty patched bumblebee, recently named the offi ...Read More

Idaho communities rely on the return of salmon and steelhead each year. (Nan Palmero/Flickr)

BOISE, Idaho – A diverse group of stakeholders will be in Boise on Friday to develop a plan to save Idaho's salmon and steelhead trout. The gathering was established at the behest of Gov. Brad Little. At an environmental conference at Boise State in April, Little instructed the Office of Spe ...Read More

The MBTA has the second highest derailment rate of any transit system in the country. (Robert McConnell/Wikipedia)

BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker's plans to accelerate maintenance on the struggling MBTA are too little, too late, according to critics who say more is needed to address what they call a transportation crisis. Baker's plan comes after two MBTA trains derailed this month, making five derailments ...Read More

Some opponents of Oregon's cap-and-trade bill say it could allow the state to pursue a more aggressive approach to fighting climate change. (Portland General Electric/Flickr)

SALEM, Ore. – Could the death of the cap-and-trade bill in the Oregon Senate be an opportunity for the state to design stronger action on climate change? Senate Republicans haven't returned to Salem, even after Democratic Party Senate President Peter Courtney announced the proposal no longer ...Read More

Banners hang from the site of a protest against the Mountain Valley Pipeline, where a protester was arrested on Wednesday for obstructing construction. (Appalachians Against Pipelines)

SUMMERS CO., W.Va. – Protests against the Mountain Valley Pipeline continue this week, and Wednesday a man was arrested after locking himself to construction equipment along the pipeline route. The controversial pipeline aims to move large quantities of fracked gas from the Marcellus Shale F ...Read More

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