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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

Eugene, OR – It's a big week for the Oregon coast-–not just in terms of summer tourists, but because of the growing push to protect it. Gov. Ted Kulongoski has joined California and Washington in a "West Coast Governors Agreement on Ocean Health." This comes as Oregonians are busy nomina

Salem, OR – This weekend, "World Oceans Day" calls attention to the fact that 70 percent of the earth is covered by water - and some say we should be doing more to protect it, in much the same ways as wilderness or national parks protect land and wildlife. It's an issue Oregon is already work

Netarts, OR – From the coastline to three miles out, the ocean belongs to the state, and Oregon is trying to decide how to protect it. A series of meetings is underway in coastal towns to discuss the creation of marine reserves. Also called "marine protected areas," they're off-limits to fishi

Corvallis, OR – Community leaders from up and down the Oregon coast are getting the chance to weigh in on controversial proposals for establishment of "marine reserves" off the state's shores. The reserves would give fish and other ocean species a chance to grow and reproduce without the risk

Portland, OR – The National Organic Standards Board is meeting this week to determine if farmed salmon can be labeled organic. Critics say raising farmed salmon in underwater pens causes pollution problems and makes the fish susceptible to disease. Chef Vitaly Paley, owner of Paley's Place in

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

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