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PNS Daily Newscast - Friday, August 23, 2019 


A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Public News Service - PA: Public Lands/Wilderness

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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