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PNS Daily Newscast - August 22, 2019 


The latest Trump child-detention policy sparks harsh criticism. Also on the Thursday rundown: New York sues the EPA over Hudson River PCBs.

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Washington D.C. - The Farm Bill could be just the medicine to help return Montana farming and ranching markets to one that reflects economic conditions, and encourages diversity with renewable energy production. The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee is listening to ideas this week. National Farmers ...Read More

Carroll, IA - Every year the number of Iowa women who undergo caesarean section surgery increases despite repeated studies that question its use. April is Cesarean Awareness Month, and Kelly Sorensen with the Iowa Chapter of the International Caesarean Awareness Network says mothers to be need t ...Read More

Duluth, MN - Several Minnesota environmental groups have joined a nationwide effort to shut the door on invasive species in the Great Lakes, such as zebra mussels, garlic mustard and milfoil. Julie O'Leary with the Minnesota Environmental Project says it's designed to prevent unwanted visitors such ...Read More

Carson City, NV - Now that Nevada caucuses will be among the first in the nation, making it a major early battleground for presidential contenders, there's a push on to get the candidates to address health care and financial security. Voters across the Silver State are being asked to take a pledge ...Read More

Albany, NY - Lawmakers in Albany are trying to curb rising prescription drug prices by putting new rules on the way big drug companies market the drugs. Sen. George Maziarz wants New York to require drug companies to report gifts they make to doctors valued at more than $75. “Clearly, the in ...Read More

Portland, OR - Over 600,000 Oregonians don't have health insurance, even though most of them live in families where at least one person has a full-time job. AARP National Policy Director John Rother is in Oregon today, and he says a decline in employer provided health coverage is putting families, k ...Read More

Bismarck, ND - David Gipp will be honored Tuesday by his peers for 30 years of service as president of the United Tribes Technical College. The school has gone from providing education to just a few students to over 1,100 now. Gipp says this is only the beginning. "We're going to grow some more fr ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY - Wyoming is number one....and there aren't any bragging rights to the ranking. Wyoming is tops in the nation when it comes to the rate of on-the-job deaths, according to a new report, "Death on the Job, the Toll of Neglect," from the AFL-CIO. Kim Floyd with the Wyoming AFL-CIO says jo ...Read More

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