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PNS Daily Newscast - August 26, 2019 


in Colorado 0fficials to consider overtime, and other worker protections. Plus; tobacco-free signs svailable to all KY schools .

2020Talks – August 26, 2019. (3 min.) 


Introducing a Mon.-Fri. newscast tracking the 2020 Elections, starting with Iowa, First in the Nation. Tea Party Republican Joe Walsh enters GOP race; Sen. Bernie Sanders explains what he means by "Democratic Socialism;" and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee drops his bid for the Democratic nomination.

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Public News Service - NY: Public Lands/Wilderness

ALBANY, N.Y. - The state of New York has agreed to a land preservation arrangement with the Nature Conservancy that will protect 89,000 acres of Adirondack forestland, which had previously belonged to a paper manufacturer. The land stretches through 27 towns across six counties, from near Saratoga S

ALBANY, N. Y. - "Gasland" is a documentary that shows people living near natural gas wells lighting the water from their kitchen sink taps on fire. It's said to be on the short list for an Oscar nomination. Filmmaker Josh Fox spent last summer showing the film in communities around New York State.

ALBANY, N.Y. - A recent investigation into a New York State lawmaker's apparent conflict of interest is renewing calls for tougher standards of disclosure for officeholders. The situation stems from State Sen. George Winner's endorsement of industry-drafted revisions to gas drilling laws. That endor

NEW YORK - As congressional hearings begin this week into the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a New York Congressman on the the committee involved criticizes BP, calls for a halt to planned drilling by Shell in the Arctic and warns of consequences for the Empire State from the Gulf spill. Repr

ALBANY, N.Y. - Environmental advocates have issued mid-term "green" grades for New York State senators, and the gap between Democrats and Republicans is as high as ever. Concerns over environmental budget cutting in New York has prompted environmental advocates to take the unusual step. Deep cuts ar

NEW YORK - Looking for a career with both an upside and a "down" side? Studying to become a funeral director might be a worthy undertaking. The state's first bachelor's degree in funeral services administration is being offered at the State University of New York (SUNY) Canton campus. It'll be only

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A recent report delivered to President Obama by a special panel appointed by President Bush warned that the risk of cancer from environmental toxins is "grossly under-estimated." But, making the situation even worse, say many health professionals, are the other ill effects of such

NEW YORK - If times weren't hard enough for the nonprofits that fill in the gaps of society's so-called safety net, their recession-related funding cuts may be aggravated by proposals in many states, including New York, that they be hit with new fees and taxes, as part of states' plans to balance bu

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