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PNS Daily Newscast - October 21, 2019 


G-7 meeting may move to Camp David; conservation groups sound alarm about acting BLM chief; NC suit aims to change solitary confinement policy there; questions about Amazon Ring coordination with police; and microbes might help in earthquakes.

2020Talks - October 21, 2019 


2016 candidate Hillary Clinton says Russia is "grooming" Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for a third-party run. And Sen. Bernie Sanders has biggest Democratic campaign event this season so far.

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Public News Service - NY: Environmental Justice

Albany, NY – A New York federal appeals judge, Sonia Sotomayor, is said to be on the short list to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter. According to the National Women's Law Center (NWLC) the choice of a female nominee – whether Sotomayor or someone else – is a must

Albany, NY - President Obama signs a bill today that will create what he calls "an army of volunteers" dedicated to addressing the nation's toughest problems. The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act will, according to the president, triple the number of "Americans helping Americans" in a time of ext

Albany, NY — Anyone who enjoys a non-carbonated beverage on the go may soon be feeling the squeeze as New York reconsiders expanding its bottle law. State lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday about what's being called the Bigger, Better Bottle Bill, which would require deposits on bottled water

Albany, NY - As many as a thousand young New Yorkers will join nearly 10,000 others from around the country in Washington D.C. this weekend to demand federal action on climate and energy policy. PowerShift '09 is four days of panels, workshops, networking, demonstrating, lobbying and rallying on Cap

New York, NY — Just before leaving office, the Bush Administration ordered a last-minute rule change that deregulated 1.5 million tons of hazardous waste. More than 5,000 recycling facilities, including many in the tri-state area, are expected to take advantage of the loophole, so environmenta

New York, NY — Part of President Obama's proposed economic recovery plan could get thousands of paychecks, and more, flowing in New York. The U.S. House is expected to vote next week on the package that includes billions of dollars for big New York infrastructure and energy projects. Rob Moo

New York, NY — U.S. troops may be overseas fighting to protect our freedom, but a new report says those soldiers' right to vote is not being protected. It says one-third of states, including New York, do not provide enough time for military personal stationed overseas to get their ballots in.

New York, NY — It's "Black Friday," and many are watching to see if bargain hunters help provide a jump-start for the beleaguered U.S. economy by putting retailers' profits in the black again. In New York, however, environmental watchdogs aren't waiting. They're part of a coalition of almost

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