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PNS Daily Newscast - October 17, 2019 


President Trump puts some distance between himself and policy on Syria. Also on the rundown: South Dakota awaits a SCOTUS ruling on the insanity defense, plus the focus remains on election security for 2020.

2020Talks - October 17, 2019 


Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar, two members of the Squad, endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders. Plus, some candidates are spending more than they're raising.

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Archive: November 9, 2007

Sioux Falls, SD – Beginning Monday, South Dakota residents are being challenged to spend the next week living on the same amount received by the average food stamp recipient. Cathy Brechtelsbauer with Bread for the World is hoping they'll take the "South Dakota Food Stamp Challenge" to learn m ...Read More

Manchester, NH - A new report says up to 1.8 million vets don't have health insurance and don't qualify for services from the Veterans Administration. Holiday observances are taking place around the state this Veterans' Day weekend, but State Veterans Council director Mary Morin says support for vet ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – "Minding the gap" is getting tougher for Iowa's working families. The Iowa Policy Project has reviewed the numbers for the last five years and found that more Iowa children who used to be covered by a parent's insurance policy, no longer are. Study author Colin Gordon says the ...Read More

Boise, ID – The more teens know, the more likely they are to say "no" when pressured to have sex. That's according to a new study from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy that tracked the effectiveness of sex education programs. It found that an "abstinence until marr ...Read More

Columbus, OH – According to a report released today, Ohio can create thousands of manufacturing jobs in alternative energy production by boosting investment in its "Advanced Energy Fund." Report author Amanda Woodrum explains why the fund is good for Ohio. "It could be used to retrain Ohio's ...Read More

Sheridan, WY – The "new generation gold rush" in Wyoming isn't for gold, but uranium. At least one company is already planning to cash in on rising uranium prices with new mines to extract the naturally-occurring, radioactive material in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Colorado. Shannon Anderson, ...Read More

Boston, MA – There's a good chance you have toxic chemicals in your body -- that's the conclusion of a small but enlightening study in which five Massachusetts residents and 30 other volunteers across the nation agreed to be tested for 20 harmful chemicals. The results showed every volunteer h ...Read More

Charleston, WV – Abstinence education alone doesn't make a difference for teens, according to a new report. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy finds the most successful sex-ed programs include more than just information about abstinence. Safe-sex report author Douglas Kirby says t ...Read More

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