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PNS Daily Newscast - February 26, 2020 


Seven Democrats debate in South Carolina. And helping kelp forests off the West coast.

2020Talks - February 25, 2020 


Tonight's the last debate before the South Carolina primaries, but it's also the last before Super Tuesday, which includes California and its 494 delegates.

Public News Service - WA: Environmental Justice

Seattle, WA – Churches in Washington are taking action on such issues as fair trade, climate change and conservation, and they're part of a national groundswell. A new Sierra Club report features faith groups in every state that are making the environment a top priority. Reverend LeeAnne Ber

Portland, OR – A new federal salmon management plan - a "Biological Opinion" - comes out today. A federal judge rejected the last BiOp six months ago for not doing enough to save the endangered fish. Since then, three Native American tribes, once critical of the plan, have agreed not to challe

Tonasket, WA – A mining company and conservation groups have reached an agreement that keeps them out of court and allows gold mining in the Okanogan Highlands of North Central Washington. The company, Crown Resources, is a subsidiary of Kinross Gold, an international mining firm based in Cana

Olympia, WA – There's new legislation intended to expand protection for "whistle blowers" in Washington state government by expanding the definition of the term. People typically think of whistle-blowing as the exposing of fraud or corruption. However, the bill on Gov. Christine Gregoire's des

Olympia, WA – This month, Governor Chris Gregoire has stepped into the ring twice with the federal government. Washington is a party to two lawsuits against the feds. One challenges new restrictions on how states can provide healthcare for low-income children with federal funds; the other woul

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