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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: June 18, 2007

Sacramento, CA - Dried apples preserved with a cancer-causing chemical, scallops and sardines with putrefying bacteria, and mushrooms laced with illegal pesticides -- those are three examples of more than 100 products from China that were destroyed or sent back by the Food and Drug Administration i ...Read More

Denver - Malpractice insurance rates have gone up across the country, and Colorado doctors are no exception, but an increase in pay-outs isn't to blame. That according to a report from the American Association for Justice. It says major insurers have actually been paying out less in claims and still ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN - The U.S. Senate this week could take up a bill that would set the course for the nation's energy policy. It includes investment in sources of energy that could have an economic impact on the Midwest with major implications for Minnesota's climate and economy. Kevin Biegler with ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV - As Congress debates how much money should go into the State Children's Health Insurance Program, known as S-CHIP, a new study shows Nevada really needs the help. The Commonwealth Fund State Scorecard ranks Nevada 47th when it comes to getting health care to children, and stands at r ...Read More

CONCORD, NH - State workers this week will be asked to ratify a new contract proposal between their union and state government. The proposal includes the union's first-ever concession on sharing health care costs, in recognition of ever-rising premiums for the state. In return, they will have a vo ...Read More

Washington, D.C. - Many of the "long and winding roads" that snake through New Mexico's national forests may soon disappear back into the wilderness. Congress is looking at funding a program to close unauthorized, redundant and rarely used forest roads, and a new analysis shows closing the roads wi ...Read More

Boise, ID - Insurance companies have said for years that they're paying more and more in medical malpractice claims as they push for caps on lawsuits, like the cap approved in Idaho. But a new study shows claims have been decreasing for seven years while the insurance premiums continued to rise. Re ...Read More

Washington, D.C. - From apples to zucchinis, a bill before Congress aims to get fresh Ohio foods to the people who need them most. The "Food for a Healthy America Act" was co-authored by Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown. Carol Goland with the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association says it's a "win-win" ...Read More

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