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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: July 3, 2007

Do what you can to be sure the only crashes and bangs you hear this week come from fireworks. That's the message from the Colorado State Troopers, who are urging extra caution to anyone who gets behind the wheel during this holiday week. Nationally, the Fourth of July is the deadliest holiday perio ...Read More

South Dakota labor groups are applauding a minimum wage increase slated to go into effect this month. Mark Anderson with the South Dakota State Federation of Labor says the increase from $5.15 per hour to $5.85 is good news for South Dakota workers and is long overdue. “It will be the first ...Read More

As Iowans travel this summer, they may notice more and more trash along the state's roads. Iowa is facing a growing problem of illegal dumping of everything from everyday trash to appliances. Gerald Schnepf with Keep Iowa Beautiful says most of it ends up on remote roads and costs a bundle for co ...Read More

Several Minnesota conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit Monday to try to stop proposed logging of 18 square miles in the northern part of the state. Lois Norrgard with the Sierra Club of Minnesota says it involves a timber sale the Forest Service plans in the Superior National Forest. “ ...Read More

When it comes to protecting property from damage at the hands of oil and gas development, it's what's on the surface that counts for many New Mexicans, and a new state law goes into effect this week to provide the strongest surface owner protections in the country. Eric Jantz is a staff attorney wit ...Read More

Scientists and the Environmental Protection Agency are once again at odds over safety standards -- this time over an issue that can stop you from heading out to the beach for the holiday. The EPA's standards say ozone levels up to 75 ppb (parts-per-billion) are safe, but scientists say that's danger ...Read More

In a move designed to help farmers and the environment. Congress recently passed a supplemental budget bill that includes additional funding for the Conservation Security Program. In North Dakota, 371 farms are enrolled in the program, totaling over 668,000 acres and $6 million in CSP payments. Tr ...Read More

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