'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service

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PNS Daily Newscast - August 16, 2019. 


Charter-school reforms are in the works; and green-card applicants face hurdles with new federal changes. (Broadcaster Note: Our 6-min. newscast now has an optional outcue at 3 minutes, "This is PNS.")

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Archive: November 21, 2007

Nashville, TN – Save a serving for the taxman. Tennesseans sitting down to Thanksgiving dinners this week are assessed the highest food sales tax rate in the country, 7 percent, enough to pay for another helping. The Tennessee General Assembly is getting ready to pull a chair up to the table a ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM – It's a lesson in keeping promises. The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) is being sued for not following through on an agreement signed last year. It was designed to make sure youngsters who end up in the juvenile justice system are safe, and that they ...Read More

Olympia, WA – Caregivers who run adult family homes in Washington say almost 5,000 seniors and disabled citizens won't have places to live as of December 1 if their adult family homes are required to take on a bigger insurance burden. Two dozen adult family home providers went to the State Cap ...Read More

Charleston, WV – This holiday week is the last chance for West Virginians to speak their minds on a federal rule change that critics say would put wildlife and water quality in jeopardy. A White House plan would repeal the "buffer zone" rule for mines, allowing them to dump mine waste directly ...Read More

First came the oil spill, now the threat of the oil drill. The San Francisco Bay oil spill couldn't have come at a worse time for millions of ducks, geese and other birds that migrate annually from Alaska to warmer climates in California. Those same birds now face another oil threat, but it's on the ...Read More

Ames, IA - When you're doing something right, it shows. The conservation practices used on many Iowa farms are having a positive impact on Iowa's water quality. A new study by Iowa State University finds that one of the 'best buys' Iowans have made in recent years is their investment in conservation ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – A new website aims to elevate child policy issues with presidential candidates and voters alike. It is now up and running, before the Iowa caucuses. Twenty-three organizations have joined forces to launch It's-About-Our-Kids.org. The site provides information and resources o ...Read More

Portland, OR – A group of marine scientists is talking turkey about salmon this Thanksgiving. They're asking the federal government to come up with a real solution to salmon recovery in the Northwest before endangered killer whales ("Orcinus orca"), salmon and communities that depend on salmon ...Read More

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