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PNS Daily Newscast - November 15, 2019 


President Trump asks SCOTUS to block release of his tax returns; use of the death penalty is on the decline across the country; and a push to make nutrition part of the health-care debate.

2020Talks - November 15, 2019 


Former MA Gov. Deval Patrick is officially running for president, saying he can attract more Independents and moderate Republicans than other candidates.

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Archive: April 19, 2007

There is currently a stampede to build bio-fuel plants and switch thousands of acres of Iowa farmland to corn for ethanol production. Proponents of bio-fuels envision energy independence and a needed economic boost to rural America. But as Earth Day approaches, Eric Holt-Giminez of Food First, sees ...Read More

The Minnesota House today will consider a plan that could impact tens of thousands of households. Deborah Schlick with the Affirmative Options Coalition says the legislation would change state law to help more families get out of poverty and into the workforce. "This bill would restore some of the ...Read More

Ranchers, conservationists, hunters and scientists are coming together to protect New Mexico's largest untapped fresh-water aquifer. They'll be speaking tonight in Alamogordo at a public forum on the Bureau of Land Management's plan to drill for oil and gas in Otero Mesa. They are concerned that ...Read More

A new study from the University at Albany shows children of immigrant households make up 20 percent of all children, and they are increasingly at a disadvantage when it comes to early education. The report says children of immigrants don't receive the cognitive building benefits of pre-K because o ...Read More

Idaho taxpayers are losing out on $137 million a year. It's not because they missed a deduction on their tax forms this week, but because the Senate is refusing to let the Medicare prescription drug program negotiate with drug companies for better prices, according to Idaho Health Care for All. Kun ...Read More

Tennessee taxpayers are losing out about 400 million dollars a year. It's not because they missed a deduction on their tax forms this week, it's because the Senate is refusing to let the Medicare prescription drug program negotiate with drug companies for better prices, according to Tennessee Citiz ...Read More

The White Salmon River, which flows into the Columbia Gorge, is one of the ten "Most Endangered Rivers" in the country, according to the group American Rivers. The reason is restoring native salmon and steelhead runs is impossible without removal of the Condit Dam. It's the only dam on the 45-mile ...Read More

The U.S. Senate has failed to push a bill onto the floor for a vote on an issue that affects just about every senior citizen in the country who uses prescription drugs. The "Medicare Fair Prescription Drug Price Act" fell five short of the 60 votes needed to advance to a full Senate vote. It's a ma ...Read More

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