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PNS Daily Newscast - July 27, 2017 


In focus on our nationwide rundown; the Pentagon still trying to figure out how to respond to the latest Trump tweet to ban transgender Americans from serving in the armed forces; updates on the Affordable Care Act and state worker contracts, plus Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke heads to New Mexico to review another national monument.

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St. Paul, MN – The latest state spot-check finds it's getting more difficult for underage kids to buy cigarettes. Carol Falkowski, of the ...Read More
Washington, DC – A vote in Congress could bring big reforms to a major Nevada industry. The House voted 244-166 in favor of the first hardrock ...Read More
Helena, MT – Congress is taking on the task of updating the nation's 135-year-old law that sets rules for mining gold, silver, and other ...Read More
Boise, ID – Idaho's mining history could soon be rewritten. The U.S. House has passed the "Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act," an update of ...Read More
Washington, DC – The laws that govern so-called "hardrock" mining in the West -- for substances such as gold, silver, and uranium -- haven't ...Read More
Cheyenne, WY – Gold and uranium may soon no longer be "free for the taking" on public land in Wyoming. Yesterday, the U.S. House passed the ...Read More
Albany, NY - Strong anti-pollution standards should be set in stone -- and in cement, too. That's the cry from conservation groups, calling on New ...Read More
Des Moines, IA – Decades ago, a river in Cleveland, Ohio, was so polluted that it actually caught fire. The public outrage over that incident ...Read More
Columbus, OH – Today's the 35th anniversary of the federal "Clean Water Act," and supporters say the law needs an anniversary gift from ...Read More
Richmond, VA – A new report in the journal "Circulation" says the tobacco industry is creating smokescreens with studies that link secondhand ...Read More
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