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PNS Daily News - September 18, 2019 


President Trump visits California, targeting its homelessness crisis and environmental protections; and Tennessee is a top destination for out-of-state women seeking abortions.

2020Talks - September 18, 2019. (3 min.)  


Interfaith Alliance's Connie Ryan and Family Leader's Bob Vander Plaats on their differing views of religion's role in politics; and former Rep. Mark Sanford confers with cardboard cutout of President Trump.

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Public News Service - MT: Public Lands/Wilderness

Big Timber, MT – Stopping for a dip and a sip can be deadly for migratory birds in Montana, according to a new report from Defenders of Wildlife. The report says the Hailstone National Wildlife Refuge in central Montana is getting more and more polluted each year. It can spread illnesses among

Missoula, MT – Forest fires, insect infestations, and bad luck from Mother Nature can all damage forests in Montana – and repairing the damage is no easy task. Restoration plans are often met with opposition from logging companies, conservation groups, or recreation groups – althou

Helena, MT – Natural lands are providing the most dividends for Montanans, according to a new report from The Wilderness Society. The report examined state and federal data on people and jobs and it shows oil, gas and logging, as a portion of personal income, has been on the decline for 30 yea

Butte, MT – Putting up new signs, repairing trails, and planting grasses and trees in fire zones. Those are the jobs for hundreds of Montanans this weekend as they clean up some of the state’s prime real estate: public lands. It’s National Public Lands Day tomorrow (Saturday). Brad

Butte, MT - Montana backpackers, mountain bikers and equestrians have teamed up to create a plan that would link foothill trails near Butte and Helena to hundreds of miles of rugged, narrow paths along the "backbone of the Rockies." Mike Borduin, with the Highlands Cycling Club, explains that the go

Choteau, MT – Communities along Montana's Rocky Mountain Front are working to grab more of the tourism industry with a new "Discovery Guide" that promotes hunting, fishing, camping and sightseeing. Mickey Hodgkiss with the Choteau Chamber of Commerce says plenty of people pass through on their

Helena, MT – A new study from The Wilderness Society indicates no sign of a slowdown in the development of oil and natural gas wells. More than 26,000 new wells are currently planned on Montana public lands. Dave Alberswerth with The Wilderness Society says Congress is taking note of the pace

Bozeman, MT – Baby boomers are looking for the next great place to live, and small towns in the West are on the preferred list, according to an expert tracking growth patterns. Whitman College environmental studies professor Don Snow says, in the face of this influx, communities need to protec

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