PNS Daily Newscast - March 23, 2018 

McMaster out and Bolton in. Also on the Friday rundown: Students across the nation prepare for the March For Our Lives; some good news on the labor front; and folks in Montana take clean power into their own hands.

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Archive: August 2, 2007

A green building in Billings is now platinum. The "Home on the Range" building is the first in Montana to be awarded "platinum status" in a national green building rating system. The building is home to the Northern Plains Resource Council, and Erica Sparhawk with the group says it's important to no ...Read More

With all eyes on Iowa in the run-up to party caucuses, state labor and environmental groups are trying to "turn up the heat" on the issue of global warming. The Iowa Sierra Club and the United Steelworkers have joined forces this week for a "March to ReEnergize Iowa" -- a 4-day march from Ames to D ...Read More

A 20-member state legislative commission begins work today on a plan to end poverty in Minnesota. Sen. John Marty, co-chairman, Legislative Committee to End Poverty in Minnesota by 2020, says despite the state's relative economic well-being, it's a widespread problem. "Most Minnesotans don't realiz ...Read More

The State Environmental Commission just got a first-of-its-kind petition from environmentalists, calling for a time-out on permits for coal-fired power plants. Charles Benjamin with Western Resource Advocates filed the petition on behalf of seven environmental groups. The goal is to temporarily bloc ...Read More

They're being called the loneliest couple in Idaho. One male and one female sockeye salmon have made it from the ocean to Redfish Lake near Stanley, following a route that thousands of sockeye used to make successfully every year. Amanda Peacher with Idaho Rivers United says this year's return is an ...Read More

One in five Tennesseans won't turn on the tap for a glass of water today, they'll buy a bottle of water instead, that's according to Corporate Accountability International, which is asking people to think twice about the choice. Patti Lynn with the group says it's worth some thought because almost h ...Read More

August in Wisconsin means brats, cheese curds, and the famous cream puffs at the State Fair but this year, Wisconsinites are being challenged to balance things out with some healthy foods, too. It's part of the American Cancer Society's Great American Eat Right Challenge, which encourages more fruit ...Read More

It's an old-fashioned summer road trip with cutting edge technology. The "Drive Beyond Oil" tour is making its way to gas stations, diners and fairs around Ohio in a hybrid SUV. The goal is to rev up support for higher fuel economy standards, currently before Congress. Speaking from the passenger se ...Read More

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