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PNS Daily Newscast - February 28 2020 


Coronavirus updates from coast to coast; and safety-net programs face deep cuts by Trump administration.

2020Talks - February 28, 2020 


Tomorrow are the South Carolina primaries, and former VP Joe Biden leads in the poll, followed by winner of the first three contests, Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Tom Steyer. Some Republican South Carolinians may vote for Sanders because they want closed primaries.

Public News Service - TN: Climate Change/Air Quality

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

Tennessee's largest county is also one of the "coolest." Shelby County is signing on today to the new "Cool Counties" campaign, designed to help reduce global warming pollution, and lower county expenses. Dave Hamilton with the Sierra Club Global Warming & Energy Program says "Cool Counties" is an

Knoxville, TN - In the search of oil production alternatives, some in Tennessee see liquid coal as another way to cash in on the state's Appalachian coal reserves. However, a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council points out at least one big downside to liquid coal: the process produ

Scientists and the president are calling for action, and Americans agree. The latest International Panel on Climate Change report shows investing in clean, sustainable energy is financially smart. President Bush has called for energy independence, and a new poll shows most Americans want action on

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