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PNS Daily Newscast - October 17, 2018 


CNN reveals an alleged Saudi connection to the killing of a Washington Post columnist. Also on the Wednesday rundown: Early voting starts today in some states; poverty rates remain steady, with many in New Jersey in need; and cautious praise for the feds' proposal on drug ads.

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Archive: July 16, 2007

It's kind of crispy out there, with many Montana farmers watching fields wither in temperatures not usually expected until next month. It's just the kind of unforeseen weather disaster that could ruin crop profits leaving farmers to wait up to two years for help from Congress. But help could come s ...Read More

As of today, Alameda County is one of the "coolest" in the country - signing on to the new "Cool Counties" campaign designed to help reduce global warming, and lower county expenses. Dave Hamilton with the Sierra Club Global Warming & Energy Program says "Cool Counties" is an extension of the popula ...Read More

America's National Parks are being threatened by an "Unnatural Disaster" according to a new report from the National Parks Conservation Association that looks at the affects of global warming. The report highlights the increased danger from wildfires to parks across the West, and David Nimkin with t ...Read More

Less than half of adults in the U.S. read literature. Thousand of kids sign up for summer reading programs every year in this state, and now more and more libraries want adults to do the same. Laura Zalewski, from the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library in Wakefield, says they saw a need to bring back t ...Read More

Temperatures are expected to soar beyond the century mark in many parts of South Dakota this week, and that has health officials warning residents to take precautions to avoid life threatening heat injuries. Webster physician's assistant Lola Pollard says everyone is at risk. "Some of the contrib ...Read More

This summer, tens of thousands of Iowa families will vacation in some of the country's wilderness areas like the Boundary Waters of Minnesota or the Ozarks. There are 702 such wilderness areas nationwide that will visited by millions this year. It can be a breath-taking experience, but too many p ...Read More

A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics puts the teen birth rate at a record low, and credits campaigns in recent years that focus on reducing teen pregnancy and sexually-transmitted diseases. Lorraine Teel with the Minnesota AIDS Project says it finds education and prevention ...Read More

New Hampshire women are calling on Congress to help fight the baby blues. A bill called "The MOTHERS Act" aims to battle postpartum depression, a set of conditions that can range from sadness to suicide. The bill would provide for more research, education, and treatment. But passage is far from c ...Read More

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