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PNS Daily Newscast - November 18, 2019 


President Trump invited to testify in person or in writing, says Pelosi; a battle over the worth of rooftop-solar electricity when it's sold back to the grid; the flu gets an early start; and the value of Texas family caregivers.

2020Talks - November 18, 2019 


Former Pres. Barack Obama cautioned Democrats to be more moderate, and incumbent Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wins over Trump-backed Republican opponent.

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Public News Service - WI: Water

Madison, WI - Wisconsin needs better laws to help protect natural resources threatened by mining, according to a national conservation group. The Pew Campaign for Responsible Mining is looking to the new administration to push for federal changes in mining laws that are more than a century old. The

Madison, WI - Cleaning up the Great Lakes could be a much-needed boost - not only for the lakes, but for the regional economy. A coalition of groups hoping to restore the Great Lakes has asked Congress to spend more than $10 billion on the effort, which they say will also create jobs and provide eco

Madison, WI - A new University of Wisconsin poll shows overwhelming concern about the destruction of the state's wetlands. The Badger poll finds 84 percent of those asked are worried about the destruction of the wetlands that remain; it's estimated 50 percent of them have already disappeared. Brett

Madison, WI – With less than two months before the inauguration, environmental groups are gearing up to work with President-elect Obama on plans to restore and protect the Great Lakes. One strategy would be a stimulus package that provides resources to fix sewage systems in the Great Lakes reg

Madison - Conservation groups hope Wisconsin's new class of lawmakers will help spread all kinds of green across the state. They say the gains made on Tuesday could mean more green-collar jobs, green spaces, and green in the pockets of workers. Anne Sayers, program director for the Wisconsin Leagu

Madison, WI - After many years in the making, the Great Lakes Compact is finally on its way to the President's desk. The historic agreement is a collaboration by eight states, including Wisconsin, and two Canadian provinces to prevent diversion of Great Lakes water outside of the Great Lakes region.

Milwaukee, WI - What will it take to ensure that the future of the Great Lakes is smooth sailing? Stakeholders have gathered this week for the 4th Annual "Great Lakes Restoration Conference," to discuss their priorities and concerns. Governor Jim Doyle will give the keynote address to the group. Je

Madison, WI – Wisconsin conservation groups have joined others in the Great Lakes region in asking the Environmental Protection Agency to toughen its proposed rules for dealing with ballast water from ocean-going ships. Andy Buchsbaum, with the National Wildlife Federation, says the EPA prop

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