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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 


A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.


2020Talks - September 18, 2020 


Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Public News Service - MN: Climate Change/Air Quality

St. Paul, MN – The state Public Utilities Commission will hear arguments today in a Canadian company's bid to build two oil pipelines across northern Minnesota. Enbridge Energy wants to transport crude from Hardisty Alberta to Superior Wisconsin for distribution to refineries in eastern Canada

St. Paul, MN - The incoming Obama administration is promising a bottom-up review of U.S energy strategy. This weekend, transition chief John Podesta said the new President will look at various Bush administration policies, including allowing oil and gas drilling on fragile public lands. Michael No

St. Paul, MN – Americans have chosen a new president, elected members of Congress and decided on thousands of state and local races and issues. Public News Service asked three spokespersons from statewide organizations that had a lot at stake in the outcome, for their reactions and comments.

St. Paul, MN – There's no doubt about it - Minnesota is warming up. An analysis of government weather data shows recent temperatures have been well above historical averages in five cities across the state, and it ties this phenomenon to global warming. The report also recommends that the next

St. Paul, MN – A proposed northern Minnesota sulfide mine is raising major concerns. Mary Marrow with the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy says it would use techniques new to the state that have a bad reputation. "They have a high probability of emitting sulfuric acid as a runoff.

St. Paul, MN – Minnesota's smoke-free law is one year old today, and supporters say it has helped clean the air. The law bans smoking in all public buildings statewide, including bars and restaurants. Mike Maguire with the American Cancer Society says it has strong support and has made Minneso

Minneapolis, MN – More than 1,000 building code planners, regulators and enforcement professionals have spent the last week in Minnesota, in a series of meetings to update the nation's construction standards. The weeklong gathering will establish recommended health and safety codes for new hom

St. Paul, MN – Hundreds of environmental and labor activists from across Minnesota are expected to rally this weekend in St. Paul. The Green Jobs Rally Sunday at St. Paul College is part of the effort by the Blue-Green Alliance to promote a greening of the state's employment landscape. Organ

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