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PNS Daily Newscast - January 29, 2020 


Lawmakers in Trump impeachment trial debate whether to hear testimony from Bolton. And California lags in new report on children's well-being.

2020Talks - January 29, 2020 


President Donald Trump unveiled his Middle East peace plan with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu by his side. Some candidates share their views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Public News Service - NC: Environment

MORGANTON, N.C. - Mercury, arsenic and dioxins emitted by coal-fired power plants would have to be reduced under proposed rules unveiled by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week. While the restrictions are written for public-health benefits under the Clean Air Act, a national sportsmen

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - When it comes to rebuilding North Carolina's post-recession economy, some in the state's education system are banking that "green jobs" will help Tarheel workers get back in the black. Statewide, the clean-energy economy grew more than twice as fast as did traditional jobs in the

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Fracking is an unfamiliar term to most North Carolinians, but environmental groups maintain that Tarheelers should learn about its impact. The word describes a process that involves blasting rock underground with a chemical/water mixture to extract deep pockets of natural gas. The

RALEIGH, N.C. - With AAA projecting more than 500,000 North Carolina families traveling this weekend for the Thanksgiving holiday, and spending an estimated $12.4 million on gasoline for their cars, fuel efficiency and alternatives are in the spotlight. Electric cars have long been talked about, bu

DURHAM, N.C. - Solar and nuclear power now cost about the same to generate, at least in North Carolina. That's according to a study conducted by NC Warn, a nonprofit focusing on climate protection. The group's new report finds that solar and nuclear power production costs are at about 16 cents per k

NEW HILL, N.C. - Plans are moving ahead for the construction of a $327 million sewage treatment facility in the town of New Hill in Wake County. Opponents aren't giving up the years-long fight against it, though, arguing that New Hill, a community with a large minority and poor population, is being

RALEIGH, N.C. - Cooler fall temperatures will soon usher in millions of tourists to one of North Carolina's premier destinations, the Blue Ridge Parkway. This season the entire 500-mile stretch of the parkway will be open for visitors to enjoy the scenic views and outdoor activities. The colors are

WASHINGTON, D.C. - With increasing attention being paid to not only what we eat, but where our food comes from, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering guidelines that would limit the use of antibiotics in livestock. The decision is of importance to the Tarheel State, with dozens of li

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