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PNS Daily Newscast - November 18, 2019 


President Trump invited to testify in person or in writing, says Pelosi; a battle over the worth of rooftop-solar electricity when it's sold back to the grid; the flu gets an early start; and the value of Texas family caregivers.

2020Talks - November 18, 2019 


Former Pres. Barack Obama cautioned Democrats to be more moderate, and incumbent Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wins over Trump-backed Republican opponent.

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Public News Service - PA: Public Lands/Wilderness

Philadelphia, PA - Celebrating Public Lands Day tomorrow in Pennsylvania could mean getting your hands on some history. Cinda Waldbuesser with the National Parks Conservation Association says her organization is involved in two events, at Independence and Valley Forge national historical parks, and

Pittsburgh, PA – Popularity just keeps growing for an Allegheny wilderness proposal. More than 400,000 Americans are represented in signing on to the "Citizens' Wilderness Proposal," which would designate nearly 55,000 acres of the Allegheny National Forest as wilderness. Two groups recently j

Eagleville, PA – A new "army" is descending on Valley Forge. It's an army of local citizens, unhappy about plans to build a commercial development on the former encampment grounds of George Washington's Continental Army. The plans would include a museum, hotel, conference center and shopping c

Pittsburgh, PA – Go take a hike? It'll be a compliment on Saturday, for Pennsylvanians celebrating "National Trails Day," which was created to encourage people to discover, explore and exercise in the great outdoors. Kirk Johnson, with Friends of Allegheny Wilderness, says one of the best trai

Parker Dam State Park, PA – The call of the wild is bi-partisan, but it takes hard work and perseverance to make it heard where it counts. Those who want to see the Citizens' Wilderness Proposal for Pennsylvania's Allegheny National Forest become law will review the history of successful wilde

Harrisburg, PA – Hotels, restaurants and expensive resort homes. That's what developers have been proposing for some of the land inside 55 national parks across the country, according to a new report from the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA). It's land that Congress directed the

Warren, PA – Extra cash may be waiting to be discovered in the Allegheny National Forest. A new report connects wilderness areas proposed for the forest to the state's economy and finds some lucrative links. The report's author, economist Spencer Phillips with The Wilderness Society, says re

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