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PNS Daily Newscast - February 16, 2018 


Florida lawmakers put a concealed weapons bill on hold; also on today's nationwide rundown, concern about Washington State sharing immigrant activist information with ICE agents; and romance scams on the rise.

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Archive: December 21, 2007

South Heart, ND – Residents around the small western North Dakota town of South Heart are unhappy about plans to build a coal gasification plant nearby. The proposed site also is within 15 miles of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Concerned citizens want an environmental impact study done be ...Read More

New York — It ain't Santa Claus, but the New York State Commission on Higher Education is getting as much mail this week as Old Saint Nick, thanks to its new report recommending big changes in the state's university systems, CUNY and SUNY. Fred Floss, acting president of United University Pro ...Read More

Olympia, WA – A Washington State official says thousands of miles of mostly-abandoned logging roads in Washington amount to what he calls a "ticking time bomb." The roads are located in the national forests in the state, from mountain ridges all the way to Puget Sound. Most of them aren't main ...Read More

Boardman, OR – The Sierra Club has Oregon's Portland General Electric on its naughty list this Christmas because of pollution put out by the big PGE coal-fired power plant at Boardman, east of Portland on the Columbia River. The Sierra Club says that plant is responsible for fully 10 percent ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Just over a year after the troubled the Central Iowa Employment and Training Consortium was given a new name and put firmly back on the straight and narrow, its director says the agency is now providing services to the unemployed the way it should be done. Late last year, sta ...Read More

Bethpage, NY - Imagine a Long Island where jobs, schools, parks and shopping are all within walking distance, with clean air and streets clear of traffic jams. That's the vision of those who are urging Gov. Eliot Spitzer to include Long Island in his "Smart Growth" initiative. The program, meant t ...Read More

Sacramento, CA – The battle over automobile emissions is about to overheat in California. Following enactment of the federal energy bill this week, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency denied California a waiver to enact its own, tougher, tailpipe emission standards. Californians fr ...Read More

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