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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: August 8, 2019

This year, Missoula became the first city in Montana to commit to 100% clean energy. (USDA NRCS Montana/Flickr)

BOZEMAN, Mont. – The 9th annual Montana Clean Energy Fair takes place in Bozeman this Saturday. The event features workshops on topics such as smart solar shopping, energy efficiency in the home and an electric vehicle show-and-tell. It also includes panels on renewable energy policies and ...Read More

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DES MOINES, Iowa – 2019 is on track to be the second or third warmest year on record at a time when some Iowa farmers still are dealing with extreme spring flooding and five years of falling income. A changing climate also fuels the pressure, but preventive measures are an option for many. ...Read More

Nearly 220,000 people in the Greater Cleveland area live in poverty. A new survey confirms many have to choose between buying food or paying for utilities, transportation or housing. (Adobe Stock)

CLEVELAND – More than half of Cleveland residents living at or below the poverty line say they can't get enough hours at work, or aren't making enough money to buy food and pay for transportation, child care and doctor visits, according to a new survey. Cleveland remains one of the poorest c ...Read More

Latino women in Nebraska can get business loans up to $150,000, one-on-one tech assistance, and classroom opportunities to learn about management concepts. (James Wilson/Wikimedia Commons)

COLUMBUS, Neb. – Registration is open for the first Empowerment for Latino Women in Business Conference, hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs and the Small Business Administration. Anna Pratt, women's business director at the Center for Rural Affairs, says it's the first conference designe ...Read More

Exposure to heat and hot environments puts workers at risk for heat stress, and can lead to severe illness and death. (Adobe Stock)

RALEIGH, N.C. – New rules being considered by Congress could help protect workers from dangerous heat. Co-sponsored by North Carolina Rep. Alma Adams, D-Charlotte, the Asunción Valdivia Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act would require the Occupational Safety and Health Administrat ...Read More

Whether it's health care costs, paying monthly bills or outliving savings, more women than men report being very concerned, according to the National Council on Aging. (brenkee/pixabay)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota consistently ranks in the top 10 states where the population of those retirement age and older is growing, and more women than men are worried about running out of money. South Dakota adults ages 65 and older account for 16.3% of the population, up two percen ...Read More

Immigration advocates fear the new rule will lead to massive ICE raids in communities across the country. (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

HARTFORD, Conn. – Immigrants' rights advocates say a new rule expanding fast-track deportations is unconstitutional, and they've filed suit in a federal court to try to stop it. The new rule went into effect July 23. Before then, undocumented immigrants apprehended within 100 miles of the bo ...Read More

More than half of the Trump administration's trade war bailouts for farmers went to just one tenth of the program's recipients. (United Soybean Board/Flickr)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Farm subsidies meant to offset the impacts of the Trump administration's trade war have been swept up by the nation's largest farms, according to new analysis by the Environmental Working Group. Don Carr, a senior adviser with the group, says the bottom 80% of farmers with s ...Read More

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