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PNS Daily News - December 12, 2019 


A House Committee begins debate on articles of impeachment; Washington state is set to launch a paid family, medical leave program; advocates for refugees say disinformation clouds their case; and a new barrier to abortion in Kentucky.

2020Talks - December 12, 2019 


Today’s the deadline to qualify for this month’s debate, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang made it - the only non-white candidate who’ll be on stage. Plus, former Secretary Julián Castro questions the order of primary contests.

Public News Service - MI: Public Lands/Wilderness

New Orleans, LA - Conservation leaders from across the country are in New Orleans to push for the restoration of iconic U.S. waters, including the Great Lakes. Protection of the nation's waterways from threats such as global warming and invasive species will benefit the country’s economy and e

Ann Arbor, MI - President Obama's plan to infuse $475 million into a new Great Lakes restoration and economic recovery initiative has Michigan environmental groups calling for Congress to act soon. The National Wildlife Federation's (NWF) Great Lakes office director, Andy Buchsbaum, says the money w

Ann Arbor, MI - Restoration of the Great Lakes is in the hands of Congress, which is considering the Clean Water Restoration Act to secure safeguards for wetlands, lakes and streams. The legislation restores protections that had been placed in doubt by Supreme Court rulings; environmentalists claim

Detroit, MI - Nearly 400 students from the University of Michigan and Wayne State University will be among nearly 10,000 young adults converging on Washington, D.C. this weekend calling for bold changes in federal energy policy. Power Shift '09 is a national youth summit being held today through Mon

Traverse City, MI - A sleek, fast 60-foot sailboat is completing a quick run from Chicago to the Straits of Mackinac this week. The "Earth Voyager" then sails to Traverse City, its latest stop on a tour of the Great Lakes. The journey is being undertaken to promote projects to restore and protect t

Farmington Hills, MI – Recognizing that young people tuned into computers, TVs, and video games are tuned out of physical activity, organizers of this weekend's "Great American Backyard Campout" aim to encourage kids--and their parents--to go outside, discover nature and have fun. Bryan Farm

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