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PNS Daily Newscast - Friday, August 23, 2019 


A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: March 29, 2007

For Iowans, there's a non stop parade of presidential candidates visiting the state. What do most Iowans want them to talk about? A new AARP poll released this week shows there are two areas caucus-goers want answers to that many candidates aren't addressing -- soaring healthcare costs and financia ...Read More

Over a thousand kids, parents, educators and advocates are expected at the state capitol today for the annual "Voices for Children" rally. Todd Otis with "Ready-4-K" is one of the organizers. "People from all over the state are coming to reaffirm the critical importance of early childhood, and how ...Read More

The American Cancer Society has added magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to its recommendations regarding breast cancer. Minnesota spokeswoman Caryl Range says women considered at higher risk should consider the procedure. "The recommendation is that, in addition to the yearly mammogram, they also g ...Read More

The U.S. Senate voted by a wide margin yesterday to tack an emergency spending amendment onto the war spending bill that has major implications for Nevada counties, schools and public lands. By a vote of 75-22 the Senate passed the Wyden Amendment, which proposes to fully fund the PILT or payment i ...Read More

Oregon voters want the doors closed on payday lenders in the state. A new poll from AARP Oregon shows nearly 80 percent of voters say the state needs cap interest rates at 36 percent annually on all payday and similar loans. Gwen Curran with AARP Oregon says without the cap, payday lenders will fi ...Read More

Clean energy could fuel Washington's next economic boom, according to some of the state's leading venture capitalists. They're testifying before a state Senate committee this week. They say developing a clean energy industry would attract businesses, create jobs and bring millions in additional reve ...Read More

Wyoming is often showcased as the leader in "clean coal technology" with ways to burn coal for power without air pollution. But plans for a new coal-burning plant in Gillette area have seven conservation groups saying the "clean coal" reputation is not deserved. Jill Morrison with the Powder River ...Read More

Market trading with blinders on. It's not the smartest way to do business, but it's the only way for many Wyoming ranchers these days. And that's why they have high hopes for a bill just introduced by Wyoming Republican Sen. Mike Enzi that would lift some of the secret pricing at cattle markets. Mo ...Read More

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