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PNS Daily Newscast - November 20, 2017 


On our Monday nationwide rundown; decision day for the Keystone XL pipeline; a border patrol agent killed in the line of duty in Texas; and time is running out to comment on fees that could double or triple at many National Parks in 2018.

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Archive: October 18, 2017

The Dow protests on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus on Oct. 18, 1967, marked the first time in the nation's history that an anti-Vietnam War protest on a major U.S. campus turned violent. (John Wolf, UW-Madison)

MADISON, Wis. - Fifty years ago today, Wisconsin made national headlines when a student sit-in against Dow Chemical Co. became violent. Students were protesting the company's recruiting presence on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus because Dow was the manufacturer of Napalm, a highly flamm ...Read More

New Mexico could adopt a clean-energy standard to address climate change at the same time the federal government plans to boost coal production. (climatewest.org)

SANTA FE, N.M. - People who want New Mexico to have its own clean-energy standard are making their case today to the state's Public Regulation Commission. Supporters say it would help the state determine its role in addressing climate change. The New Mexico Attorney General's Office and consumer ad ...Read More

Iowa is the top producer of biofuels in the country. (Andreas/Pixabay)

NEW HARTFORD, Iowa - From Iowa's Senate delegation as well as from former federal environmental officials in Washington, warnings are being issued about where the Environmental Protection Agency is headed under the guidance of Scott Pruitt. Sens. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst, both R-Iowa, were to ...Read More

Some email scams contain links that download malware onto a victim's computer, compromising sensitive personal information. (Christiaan Cohen/Flickr)

CONCORD, N.H. - A new scam is making the rounds in New Hampshire, and law enforcement are urging Granite Staters to be on the lookout. A fraud alert warning has been issued by the Attorney General's office about an email purporting to be sent from the New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles. Sen ...Read More

People rally to end gerrymandering as the U.S. Supreme Court hears the Wisconsin case, Gill vs. Whitford. (League of Women Voters/Flickr)

GREENSBORO, N.C. - A case being heard by the U.S. District Court in Greensboro this week could end the practice of gerrymandering for good. The term has been part of North Carolina's public discourse for decades, with both major political parties guilty at one point of drawing districts to benefit ...Read More

Soybeans are used as biofuels and grown in abundance in the Midwest. (United Soybean Board/Flickr)

BISMARCK, N.D. - Farmers in North Dakota and across the country are pushing policymakers in Washington to support renewable fuels. The National Farmers Union, in conjunction with the North Dakota Farmers Union and counterparts in other states, wants Congress and the Trump administration to expand t ...Read More

Colorado families who earn too much for tax credits or subsidies could face a 33 percent increase in health-insurance premiums in 2018. (Getty Images)

DENVER - Consumer advocates warn that President Trump's decision to stop payments to health-insurance companies will hit middle-class families the hardest through increased premiums and could end up unraveling the marketplaces established by the Affordable Care Act for people who don't get insurance ...Read More

Tax-Aide interviews with B-roll

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Tax day is about six months away, but the AARP Foundation's Tax-Aide program already is gearing up, recruiting volunteers to help people file their income-tax returns in the spring. Volunteers are not required to have a background in finance, since they'll receive Internal Reve ...Read More

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