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PNS Daily Newscast - November 13, 2019 


Public impeachment hearings in Washington; dreamers protest in Texas; roadless wilderness areas possibly at risk around the country; and an ozone indicating garden, at the North Carolina Governor's Mansion.

2020Talks - November 13, 2019 


Supreme Court hears DACA arguments, and likely will side with the Trump administration, but doesn't take up a gun manufacturer's appeal. Former SC Gov. Mark Sanford drops out of presidential race; and former President Jimmy Carter recovers from brain surgery.

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Archive: February 05, 2014

PHOTO: Annie Bongiorno of the American Heart Association says this year's Go Red For Women event Friday is the biggest one ever. (Photo provided by Bongiorno.)

DE PERE, Wis. - The 10th annual “Go Red For Women event” on Friday is expected to be the biggest ever in the Badger State, according to a Wisconsin official of the American Heart Association. More than 2,000 individuals are expected to participate, said Annie Bongiorno, director of the ...Read More

PHOTO: Annapolis takes up debate about school testing today at a House of Delegates hearing. Photo credit: Deborah C. Smith

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Maryland takes up debate about school testing today at a House of Delegates hearing. Del. Eric Luedtke, D-Burtonsville, is sponsoring legislation that would cancel this spring's Maryland School Assessments - testing that is required under federal law, but states can request a waive ...Read More

PHOTO: February provides Nevadans the chance to learn more about how to help prevent America's leading killer: heart disease. Photo courtesy of NASA.

RENO, Nevada - Efforts are under way in Nevada during February to educate people about heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans. The American Heart Association's annual "American Heart Month" campaign is focused on education and prevention of a disease that kills one in four Americans. Jennife ...Read More

PHOTO: The People's Law School opens its doors tonight at Casper College. It's a popular yearly series of classes open to anyone, covering topics such as judicial process, criminal defense, family court proceedings and bankruptcy. Photo credit: Microsoft Images

CASPER, Wyo. - The People's Law School opens its doors tonight at Casper College. It's a popular yearly series of classes open to anyone, covering topics such as judicial process, criminal defense, family court proceedings and bankruptcy. Attorney Michel Shickich, who teaches a unit on personal inj ...Read More

PHOTO: As part of National Children's Dental Health Month, work is underway to build awareness about the need to expand dental care to Ohio's children. Image courtesy of morguefile.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio - February is National Children's Dental Health Month, and in Ohio many children have nothing to smile about when it comes to oral health. Linda Primrose Barker, who has worked with Ohio Head Start for more than 30 years, said access to dental care is the single most common unmet hea ...Read More

PHOTO: Ashen remnants along the Dan River after the Eden Plant coal ash discharge. Courtesy: Appalachian Voices

DANBURY, N.C. - The "what if" has happened for the Dan River, which runs along the North Carolina and Virginia border. As much as 82,000 tons of coal ash have been discharged so far because a 48-inch stormwater pipe broke at Duke Energy's Eden power plant on Sunday afternoon. Amy Adams, North Carol ...Read More

PHOTO: It's back to work for state lawmakers, and already, there's a call for legislative reforms. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

HARTFORD, Conn. - It's back to work for state lawmakers, and already there's a call for legislative reforms. Lawmakers' ability to change the entire subject matter of a measure with what they call a "strike-all" amendment is a big problem when it comes to transparency, said Cheryl Dunson, co-presid ...Read More

PHOTO: Wider access to affordable birth control, including birth control pills, is among the factors researchers say contributed to a decline in abortion rates in Missouri from 2008-2011. Photo courtesy of Planned Parenthood.

ST. LOUIS - Abortion rates across the nation have dropped to their lowest rates since the procedure was legalized in all 50 states in 1973, according to a new study which suggests that wider access to birth control is helping to reduce the number of unplanned pregnancies. In Missouri, abortion ra ...Read More

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