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PNS Daily Newscast - November 15, 2019 


President Trump asks SCOTUS to block release of his tax returns; use of the death penalty is on the decline across the country; and a push to make nutrition part of the health-care debate.

2020Talks - November 15, 2019 


Former MA Gov. Deval Patrick is officially running for president, saying he can attract more Independents and moderate Republicans than other candidates.

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Archive: September 4, 2007

Carson City, NV – Nevadans will celebrate National Library Card Month today by participating in the "Big Read," during which book groups and individuals all read, listen to, or watch the same book in a single month. At the Carson City Library, Andrea Moore says it's fitting that this year's se ...Read More

In the game of keeping government secrets "secret," a new report finds the government is winning. The report examines the complex system used by state and local governments to keep information from public view, versus information attained through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. It conclu ...Read More

Boise , ID – Secrecy is becoming a more common theme for government, according to a new report that tracks how state and federal governments keep information from the public. Report coauthor Patrice McDermott, with the watchdog organization OpenTheGovernment.org, says "National Security Letter ...Read More

Cresco, IA – Many of the neighbors of large livestock confinement operations are retired seniors, and the hog lots may be affecting their physical and financial health, according to recent studies in Iowa and North Carolina. The studies report elderly face weakened immune systems from waterbor ...Read More

Helena, MT – In the game of keeping government secrets "secret," a new report finds the government is winning. The report examines the complex system used by state and local governments to keep information from public view, versus information attained through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) ...Read More

The number of Virginia homes and businesses being searched secretly by the government is -- well, secret -- but it is on the rise. A new report tracks an increase in wiretaps, phone usage and library record requests, all in the name of national security, and says the variety of information and frequ ...Read More

Washington college students spend big bucks on textbooks every semester, but relief may be in sight, thanks to Washington's "College Textbook Transparency Act." The new state law is the first of its kind in the nation; it takes effect this fall, and was created to stem rising textbook costs. Phil ...Read More

According to a new report, the government is keeping an increasing number of secrets from the public, on both the state and federal levels. Report coauthor Patrice McDermott, with the watchdog group OpenTheGovernment.org, says so-called "National Security Letters" are an example of secrecy about w ...Read More

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