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PNS Daily Newscast - January 24, 2020 


The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues; and KY lawmakers press ahead on requiring photo IDs for voters.

2020Talks - January 24, 2020 


Businessman Tom Steyer and former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the two billionaires in the Democratic primary, have spent far more than the rest of the Democratic hopefuls combined. But Steyer also uses grassroots tactics. What do other candidates and voters think about the influence of money in elections?

Public News Service - TN: Environment

Nashville, TN – The state of Tennessee generates more climate change pollution than the total emitted by 83 developing countries. Putting pollution in perspective, the new report from the National Environmental Trust calculates that Tennesseeans create more greenhouse gases than nations with a

Nashville, TN – As duck hunting season opens this weekend, Tennessee sporting groups also want to "bag" an oil and gas drilling plan that could cut into future bird-hunting seasons. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is clearing the way for oil and gas development on every available acre near

Nashville, TN – "Loopholes" in federal environmental protection laws may also be having ill effects on the health of Tennesseeans. The U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is taking a closer look at public health concerns related to accelerated drilling activity, in Tennesse

Lafollette, TN – A story with a happy ending for Tennessee is about to get a sequel that many locals may not be so joyful about. A round of coal mining is being considered for the Royal Blue Management Area, which was rehabilitated after previous years of mining damage to become a top recreati

Nashville, TN – Sitting in traffic not only wastes time, it wastes the chance to reduce climate change, according to a new report from the Urban Land Institute. Stewart Schwartz with the Coalition on Smarter Growth says the demand for compact, accessible neighborhoods that require less driving

Memphis, TN – A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council shows there will be more "bad air" days in Tennessee, and the culprit is global warming. The report says rising temperatures from climate change will mean more hot summer days for Tennessee cities, raising the risk of smog a

Highs in the 80s and sunshine for Memorial Day weekend means plenty of Tennesseans will be playing in the water. But, one-in-ten will be sorry they did because they'll get sick, according to new statistics from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Nancy Stoner, with the Natural Resources Def

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