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PNS Daily Newscast - January 24, 2020 


The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues; and KY lawmakers press ahead on requiring photo IDs for voters.

2020Talks - January 24, 2020 


Businessman Tom Steyer and former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the two billionaires in the Democratic primary, have spent far more than the rest of the Democratic hopefuls combined. But Steyer also uses grassroots tactics. What do other candidates and voters think about the influence of money in elections?

Public News Service - OR: Oceans

PPORTLAND, Ore. - Salmon, bull trout, leatherback sea turtles and Canada lynx are the Oregon "residents" on a new list of "America's Hottest Species." They are already considered endangered and will inch closer to extinction if climate change worsens, according to the Endangered Species Coalition an

NEWPORT, Ore. - It is "Shark Week" at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport. Oregon waters are home to about 15 shark species. Five of them can be seen at the aquarium, where visitors can watch them feed and learn more about their role in the ocean ecosystem. Scientists say that, like many other aq

Newport, Ore. – Today's celebration of "World Oceans Day" is especially timely for Oregon this year, as the Oregon Shores Coastal Climate Action Conference gets underway in Newport. For both events, a major topic is healthy oceans and climate change. A biologist and keynote speaker at the Ne

Portland, OR – Proponents of creating a marine reserve system off the Oregon coast are thankful that President Bush apparently agrees that at least some areas of the world's oceans are worth protecting from over-fishing and oil drilling. Using a hundred-year-old law, he is designating three ne

Yachats, OR – Oregon has some company in its quest to designate marine reserves, areas off the coast that are off-limits to fishing and recreational use to protect ocean habitat. This month, the first National System of Marine Protected Areas was launched to track and coordinate the 1700 prote

Vancouver, BC – Chickens and pigs eat six times more seafood than people in the United States, because they're fed pellets made from forage fish, the small fish that are the ocean food source for larger fish, mammals and seabirds. A nine-year study just released by the University of British Co

Bay City, OR - They've been called "fish savings accounts:" areas that Oregon could set aside in its coastal waters as marine reserves to preserve fish populations and their habitat. Yesterday was the deadline for recommending exactly where Oregonians want those sites to be, and about 20 have been n

Depoe Bay, OR – By the end of this month, the State of Oregon will have its nominees for marine reserves. They're the ocean counterparts to wilderness areas, from the shoreline up to three nautical miles out. Governor Kulongoski has said the nominees need to be large enough to make a differenc

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