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PNS Daily Newscast - June 23, 2021 


A diverse group of supporters is speaking up for Tracy Stone-Manning to be director of the Bureau of Land Management; GOP sinks key voting rights measure.


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Senate Republicans block a sweeping voting-rights bill; pandemic continues to take a toll on mental health; White House says U.S. will miss its July 4 target for 70% adult vaccination; Supreme Court rules against NCAA.

Archive: November 19, 2020

According to the Maine State Housing Authority, the federal CARES Act added approximately $3 million toward the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) as well as the Energy Crisis Intervention Program, which helps low-income people at risk of disconnection in Maine this year. (Alexs/Adobe)

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AUGUSTA, Maine -- The Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) is ending its emergency moratorium on utility disconnections due to COVID-19. But electric and natural-gas utility companies can't disconnect customers from now through April 15 without the commission's approval. As in past winters, th ...Read More

The Keystone XL Pipeline is projected to carry about 830,000 barrels of crude per day through eastern Montana. (JP Photography/Adobe Stock)

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HELENA, Mont. -- Tribes and conservation groups are urging Montana to deny a key permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Under the Clean Water Act, the state Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) must certify the project won't violate water-quality standards before construction can start. The pip ...Read More

Menthol cigarettes are used at higher rates in African-American populations due to decades-long marketing campaigns by large tobacco companies. (Adobe Stock)

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Today is the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout event, where thousands of people across the country decide to quit smoking. Advocates say Tennessee continues to lead the nation in smoking rates and cancer-related deaths, especially among communities of color. The ...Read More

Climate action groups hope Oregon lawmakers will do more work to electrify transportation this session. (vivalapenler/Adobe Stock)

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SALEM, Ore. -- Climate-action groups are outlining their priorities for the 2021 legislative session in Oregon. In the previous two sessions, Republicans have walked out over a carbon-pricing bill they say would disproportionately hurt rural Oregonians. Next year, groups will look to other areas i ...Read More

A lack of zoning in places such as Houston often means the most vulnerable people are in the path of harmful pollution. (EDAF)
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AUSTIN, Texas -- When high pollution levels occur in a neighborhood, residents are likely to be Black or Latino families, and a new survey finds many white Americans are unaware of the disparity. Elise Nelson Leary, manager of campaigns and partnerships for the Environmental Defense Fund said the n ...Read More

Kentucky is one of 12 states nationwide where there is an alarming increase in COVID cases, especially among nursing-home residents and staff. (Adobe Stock)

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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Coronavirus cases in Kentucky and across the nation are spiking at alarming rates, and new data from AARP show nationwide nursing home infections are no longer declining. Advocates are calling for increased transparency, staffing, personal protective equipment (PPE) and testing. ...Read More

Demand for food assistance in Nebraska has spiked during COVID-19, with Omaha's Together drive-through food pantry serving some 250 cars daily. (Wikimedia Commons)

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OMAHA, Neb. -- The number of Nebraskans not sure where their next meal would come from was on the decline in 2019, but that was before the coronavirus pandemic upended the nation's economy, sending millions of Americans into unemployment lines. Mike Hornacek, president and CEO of the group Together ...Read More

Conservationists hope new migration-route maps will help state and federal agencies reverse the trend of declining mule deer populations in Wyoming. (Needpix)

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LARAMIE, Wyo. -- Wildlife managers across the West have a new tool when it comes to protecting iconic big game. A new report published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) provides detailed maps of GPS-tracked migration routes for mule deer, elk, pronghorn, moose and bison. Matthew Kauffman, a USG ...Read More

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