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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: September 14, 2007

Madison, WI – The "Wisconsin Eat Local Challenge" kicks off today, encouraging Wisconsinites to spend 10 percent of their food dollars on locally grown foods for the next ten days. Amy Bruner Zimmerman, with the Wisconsin Agriculture and Trade Department, says September is the perfect time to ...Read More

New York, NY — A federal judge in Vermont has ruled that New York and other states have the power to require car companies to reduce tailpipe climate change pollution, within the next two new vehicle model years. Jared Snyder, with the Department of Environmental Conservation, says New York we ...Read More

Portland, OR – New U.S. Census Bureau figures show high housing and rental costs are locking a lot of people out. That is a growing concern in Oregon schools, where the number of homeless students has increased significantly for the third consecutive year. The State Department of Education s ...Read More

Sioux Falls SD – Scientists are sounding the alarm that South Dakota is already experiencing the effects of climate change –- and that it will only get worse if steps aren't taken to slow it down. The issue will be addressed later this month at the "South Dakota Climate Challenge Confere ...Read More

Boise, ID – Chocolate and strawberry-flavored methamphetamine wrapped like candy has been found in Idaho, and the Idaho Education Association is sounding the alarm. The group's "Task Force of Retired Educators" is coming out of retirement, so to speak, to purchase and deliver "Life or Meth" DV ...Read More

Virginia Beach, VA – A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council indicates there will be more "bad air" days in Virginia as a result of global warming. The report shows rising temperatures from climate change will mean more hot summer days for Virginia cities, raising the risk of s ...Read More

Manchester, NH – A new film premiering in Manchester tomorrow is aimed at combating childhood abuse. "Common Threads – Stories of Life After Trauma" is based on the book by New Hampshire therapists Connie Robillard and Marcel Duclos. It deals with the subjects of healing, overcoming obst ...Read More

Nashville, TN – A coalition is meeting in Nashville this weekend to talk about further reductions in the food tax. The tax on food groceries is down 1.5 percent since 2002, but Rachael Bliss with Tennesseans for Fair Taxation says that's just a nibble at the state's high tax rate on food. "We ...Read More

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