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PNS Daily Newscast - October 24, 2019 


U.S. House asks Sergeant-at-Arms to take action against GOP lawmakers who interrupt impeachment inquiry. Plus, business owners warn investors that climate change is a threat to productivity, profits.

2020Talks - October 24, 2019 


How Sen. Elizabeth Warren saw climate change become a partisan issue, and how the science is getting across to people across the political spectrum.

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Public News Service - NC: Environment

DURHAM, N.C. - Many business owners assume going green will put them in the red, but a nonprofit organization based in North Carolina insists that doesn't have to be the case. The Institute for Sustainable Development in Durham runs a two-year program called Green Plus that focuses on education and

RALEIGH, N.C. - Thousands are expected to march Saturday in the state capital as part of the annual HK on J March. In its sixth year, HK on J, which stands for Historic Thousands on Jones Street, aims to make voters aware of issues which could impact state programs and citizens' rights. Organizers

WAYNESVILLE, N.C. - The New Year will bring a small silver lining to the cloud of acid rain that's been falling for years on western North Carolina. The state has settled its seven-year lawsuit against the Tennessee Valley Authority for air pollution from the agency's coal-fired power plants. Now,

MORGANTON, N.C. - Congress can cut the deficit while also protecting wildlife and public health, according to a new report. The report from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) identifies more than $100 billion dollars which could be saved by eliminating tax breaks for oil, coal and ethanol. Out

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Work is in progress this week on an innovative approach to outdoor education for North Carolina children. The Charlotte Nature Museum is the site of the first of a series of planned natural play areas with a mission to expose children to outdoor activities, as well as educate their

RALEIGH, N.C. - As the fall season sweeps into North Carolina, it will take a while for the summer of weather extremes to be forgotten. Much of the state began the season with a drought and ended with flooding caused by extreme rainfall, in addition to the impact of Hurricane Irene. Scientists say

OUTER BANKS, N.C. - North Carolinians continue to clean up damage left from Hurricane Irene, but not only people are feeling the impact. The state's wildlife will take months, or even years, to recover from the powerful storm, scientists say. Hurricane winds can blow birds off course, destroy coasta

ASHEBORO, N.C. - If you're not sure you've ever seen a longleaf pine, then you probably haven't. Their distinctive long, shaggy needles are guaranteed to make an impression. The historic tree once covered more than 90 million acres of the nation's southeastern coastal plain, but two centuries of lo

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