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PNS Daily Newscast - January 27, 2020 


NBA legend Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash with his daughter. And states work to make U.S. Census fair for people of color.

2020Talks - January 27, 2020 


Polls are back and forth, but frontrunners are emerging. So many Iowa voters, though, are still undecided, so anything could happen. Plus, Andrew Yang qualifies for NH debate.

Public News Service - OR: Oceans

PORTLAND, Ore. - Last week, a federal judge sent the federal government back to the drawing board to come up with a more specific and more effective plan for saving endangered Pacific Northwest salmon. This week, more than 1,100 businesses have signed a letter to President Obama stressing the econom

PORTLAND, Ore. - Some rivers in Oregon, Washington and California are part of a federal proposal to save a small forage fish that was declared a threatened species about a year ago. Groups that want to protect the fish say the proposal is a start, but does not go far enough. The National Oceanic an

ASTORIA, Ore. - Three packed public meetings on the Oregon coast this week confirmed that creating marine reserves to protect fish and habitat directly offshore is both a popular and controversial idea. All three community teams - in Astoria, Florence and Newport - voted in favor of marine reserves,

PORTLAND, Ore. - As people head to the Oregon coast for Labor Day weekend, a new report suggests the state could be doing more to protect the coastal waters and the fish and wildlife that inhabit them. Oregon agencies and task forces have been hard at work on plans for managing the ocean resources d

SALEM, Ore. - Just a couple of weeks after President Obama authorized creation of the county's first National Ocean Policy, an Oregon task force has completed recommendations it has been working on for months for a similar, state-based plan for Oregon's offshore waters. The deadline for recommendati

PORTLAND, Ore. - A federal judge has given the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service until today to remand the updates it has made to its federal salmon management plan for the Columbia-Snake River Basin. Judge James Redden isn't convinced the changes are sufficien

SALEM, Ore. - President Obama said in his State of the Union address that the country needs to make "tough decisions about opening new offshore areas for oil and gas development." In Salem this week, the Oregon Legislature is already weighing in on that idea. Lawmakers are considering renewing a ba

PORTLAND, Ore. - The year 2009 is dotted with important milestones for the conservation community in Oregon. For starters, the state got more than 200,000 new acres of federally designated wilderness, created in March with passage of the Omnibus Wilderness Act. Matt Little, Pacific Northwest regio

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