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PNS Daily Newscast - September 13, 2019 


Prosecutors get approval to bring charges against former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe; and the Trump administration rolls back clean water protections.

2020Talks - September 13, 2019. (3 min.)  


At last night's debate, Democrats try for breakout moments; former VP Joe Biden spats with Sen. Bernie Sanders and former HUD Secretary Julián Castro.

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Public News Service - OR: Oceans

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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