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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: May 16, 2017

Activists planted more than 300 paper flowers outside the offices of Utah's congressional delegation yesterday, each with a testimonial from a resident concerned about the American Health Care Act. (Courtney Henderson Marden)

SALT LAKE CITY – In honor of Mother's Day, activists with the group, Utah Indivisible, concerned about the impacts of the American Health Care Act, planted more than 300 paper flowers outside the offices of Utah's congressional delegation Monday. Kellie Henderson - one of the event's organiz ...Read More

Oregon has committed to getting all its energy needs from renewable power sources by 2050. (Melanie Connor/GettyImages)

PORTLAND, Ore. – Utility company Portland General Electric (PGE) has suspended its efforts to get permits for two natural-gas plants, in part because of its customers' desire for renewable energy. PGE's coal-fired power plant in Boardman, Ore., is scheduled to shut down in 2020 and, while th ...Read More

More than 70 percent of freelancers surveyed had been cheated out of pay. (Pexels)

NEW YORK – Freelance workers and independent contractors in New York City now have added protection from people who don't pay. The Freelance Isn't Free Act went into effect on Monday. More than a million New Yorkers work as freelancers, and according to Caitlin Pearce, director of member eng ...Read More

5G Wireless technology is poised to spread across California, a move that is opposed by people worried about health effects of electromagnetic fields. (D3Damon/iStockphoto)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Opponents of a bill intended to smooth the way for the rollout of next-generation cell technology are cautiously optimistic - after a key committee put the measure on hold on Monday. The state Senate finance committee put Senate Bill 649 in the suspense file, in the face ...Read More

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