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PNS Daily Newscast - October 22, 2019 


Trump lashes out at critics who claim he abuses his office; a strike at JFK airport; gun control bills in Wisconsin; a possible link between air pollution and violent crime; and very close foreign elections.

2020Talks - October 22, 2019 


After a settlement instead of what would have been the first trial in the landmark court case on the opioid crisis, we look at what 2020 candidates want to do about drug pricing.

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Archive: December 12, 2007

Lacey, WA – About 8,400 people in Washington were convicted last year of drug-related felonies, but only the federal sentences will get a second look after this week's U.S. Supreme Court decisions. The court ruled in two drug cases that judges should be able to impose shorter sentences, depend ...Read More

Des Moines, IA - Think twice about how you clear that sidewalk outside your home this winter. Already this year, tons of salt have been applied to roads, sidewalks, and driveways to clear them of ice. By spring, all of that salt eventually is washed away, and much of it ends up in the state's river ...Read More

Washington, D.C - New Mexico could become a driving force in powering a national "green energy" economy, according to supporters of the new energy bill set for another vote in the U.S. Senate this week. New Mexico Senator Jeff Bingaman says the bill is meant to expand research and development for ne ...Read More

Richmond, VA – Together, Virginians create more climate change pollution than dozens of nations, combined. A new report by the National Environmental Trust offers an interesting take on America's role in reducing global warming emissions -- and for Virginia, the news is not good. The report sa ...Read More

Richmond, VA – Salaries are "slip-sliding away" from the Virginia public school teachers who are earning them. A new report by the National Education Association shows that Virginia educators have actually seen their paychecks shrink when adjusted for inflation. Virginia Education Association ...Read More

New York, NY — If you could slice up shares of global warming pollution at the corner pizza joint, New York would have the seventh biggest slice in the United States. That's one way to look at the results of a new report from the National Environmental Trust. And the picture looks even worse, ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Ohio single-handedly produces more global warming pollution than 98 developing countries combined, according to a new report from the National Environmental Trust, released in the midst of international climate negotiations in Bali. Tom Bullock with the NET in Ohio says the sta ...Read More

Columbus, OH – Ohio kids in poverty are staying in poverty, according to the new Ohio "Kids Count" report released today. The annual report tracks children's well-being in a number of areas, including health, education, and financial security. Barbara Turpin is the Kids Count director for th ...Read More

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