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PNS Daily Newscast - September 25, 2018 


The list of accusers against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh continues to swell. Also on the Tuesday rundown: Hurricane Florence SNAPs North Carolina to attention on the importance of food benefits; plus a new report says young parents need better supports.

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Public News Service - OR: Water

Klamath Falls, OR – Fish and wildlife experts are criticizing the new federal water plan that dictates the Klamath River's flow levels for the next decade. They say it's the same old story -- not enough water to go around, and irrigators are the ones to get relief while fish and wildlife do wi

Portland, OR – Oregon waterways are under attack from invasive species, non-native plants and animals that could damage the state's recreation, tourism and fishing-related industries. These pests enter local waterways by hitching a ride in the ballast water of oceangoing ships, or on boats t

It's been called one of the finest salmon runs on the West Coast, and now, the Copper Salmon region in Southern Oregon is one step closer to permanent wilderness protection. Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Peter DeFazio introduced the Copper Salmon Wilderness Act this week, which would set asid

Increased recreational use of the Willamette River, along with improved water quality, are the goals of the "Willamette River United Act," a proposal introduced by Congresswoman Darlene Hooley. The Act calls for a $10 million boost in federal funding to promote recreational use, as well as monitorin

Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer and that means Oregonians are heading to the state's rivers to boat, fish and swim, but they may not be aware of what they're diving into. Volunteers are knocking on doors this weekend to let residents know that the Willamett River may be polluted due

Recent reports show global warming could mean less water and higher temperatures for Oregon, and that means Northwest salmon could be in hot water. Sportsmen from across the region are gathering tonight in Portland to call for new salmon recovery efforts to save their way of life, and the region's e

Oregon's rivers, lakes and streams are under attack, along with many others across the nation. Aquatic invasive species cost billions of dollars every year, and Congress is considering two new bills to help fight the problem. John Brandt with the Pacific Dive Club in Aloha says he's seeing the dama

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