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PNS Daily News - December 12, 2019 


A House Committee begins debate on articles of impeachment; Washington state is set to launch a paid family, medical leave program; advocates for refugees say disinformation clouds their case; and a new barrier to abortion in Kentucky.

2020Talks - December 12, 2019 


Today’s the deadline to qualify for this month’s debate, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang made it - the only non-white candidate who’ll be on stage. Plus, former Secretary Julián Castro questions the order of primary contests.

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New statistics from the American Cancer Society show a drop in cancer deaths in the United States, and in Minnesota. Matt Flory with the American Cancer Society in Minnesota says a new study records the second straight drop in reported deaths. "We're very encouraged because for the second time i ...Read More

Massachusetts residents could see their energy bills go down, as power plants pay up for emitting greenhouse gases. Governor Patrick followed through on his campaign promise by rejoining the nation's first multi-state effort with set regulations that address climate change - the Regional Greenhous ...Read More

It's been a week of big headaches for big oil, but possible relief for the public. The price of crude is falling, and yesterday the Department of Interior's internal watchdog publicly reported mismanagement at the DOI, where senior officials of the Minerals Management Service were notified of a loo ...Read More

Though many are inclined to curse it, North Dakota's signature wind could actually be blowing economic opportunity our way. The wind, or the canola and corn crops raised here, can all be used to create energy without sending a lot of pollutants into the air or water. Today, lawmakers at the state ...Read More

In Washington, people who've been released from prison are only allowed to vote again after they've completed all terms of their sentence, including the financial obligations. The American Civil Liberties Union claims the current law prevents low-income people from fully rejoining society because t ...Read More

The Washington Supreme Court ruled yesterday that Seattle City Light cannot pass the costs of a program to reduce greenhouse gases on to its ratepayers. While that sounds on its surface like good news for ratepayers, environmental groups say it may squash efforts in Seattle and other cities statewi ...Read More

Montana set voting records in the last election, with the new late voter registration law getting the credit for bringing more than 7,000 voters to the polls who wouldn't have been eligible before. It may not happen again, though, because a few legislators are backing bills that would make it harder ...Read More

Most stalkers don't track the rich and famous in New Hampshire, they track people they usually know. A new campaign kicks off today to remind people that stalking is a crime, it happens to everyday people, and if a person thinks they're being stalked, action can be taken to protect the victim. Grac ...Read More

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