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PNS Daily Newscast - May 22, 2018 


The Department of Justice bows to Trump demands – at least, in part. Also on the rundown: the latest Supreme Court ruling deemed a blow to worker’s rights; plus a solar program back by popular demand.

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PHOTO: There is good and bad news in a mid-term assessment of where Pennsylvania stands when it comes to implementing agreed upon goals to clean up local rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay. Photo credit: CBF staff

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Efforts in Pennsylvania to clean up local rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay are showing solid progress on some fronts, and are falling short in others, according to a mid-term assessment of two-year goals set by states connected to the Bay. Harry Campbell, executive dire

PHOTO: Education Law Center recently released a study showing Pennsylvania lacking accuracy, fairness and transparency in public school funding.

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania is well below the national average when it comes to state funding of schools, with local taxation having to pick up the slack. That's been a persistent sore point for education advocates who would like to see funding, and funding distribution, that was more equitable

GRAPHIC: The 2012 State of the Bay Report from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation shows an improving picture but still a failing grade in terms of pollution and its effect on aquatic life and economies.<br />

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania continues to be a major player in the health of Chesapeake Bay, and a new report shows progress but still a fragile balance for that body of water. Harry Campbell, senior scientist for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, says the 2012 State of the Bay Report puts the Bay

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Bigger class sizes and fewer class offerings are likely byproducts of massive funding cuts to public schools in the Keystone State. So says a new survey from the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators and the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials. It show

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A Pennsylvania delegation joins conservationists from around the country in D.C. this week, urging lawmakers to support more protection for the public land that qualifies as wilderness - while it still exists. In the Keystone state's lone National Forest, the coalition Friends of A

PHILADELPHIA - The results of the SAT college entrance exam for 2010 Pennsylvania high school seniors were released Monday, showing little change in students' average scores, but a widening gap between white and black students' scores in the Keystone State. Bob Schaeffer, public education director

EMMAUS, Penn. - Pennsylvania's Highlands are made up of more than a million acres of forests and farmlands, lakes and streams. And, within those areas, hubs — or conservation priority areas — play key roles in maintaining the integrity of the landscape. A new network of trails on South

ERWINNA, Pa. - A Pennsylvania woman is hoping people will feel a closer bond to part of the state's modern-day frontier, now that she's given it a name. The Pennsylvania Highlands is a 1.4 million acre region of fertile farmland, streams and lakes, and it contains many species of plants and animals

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