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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: January 24, 2008

Boston, MA –"Chalk up" a win for Massachusetts educators, as the "No Child Left Behind Act" comes up for renewal this year. A federal appeals court sided with the National Education Association earlier this month, ruling that the controversial law violates the Constitution because it requires ...Read More

New York, NY — As New Yorkers brace for another cold blast this morning, the U.s. Department of Energy (DOE) is being sued over claims it's not doing enough to make home furnaces more efficient. Earthjustice brought the suit, and attorney Tim Ballo says the DOE could have set a more aggressive ...Read More

Los Angeles, CA – Fresh isn't always better when it comes to fish in California. Random testing of fresh fish from grocery stores and sushi bars shows some are so contaminated with mercury that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could legally stop the sale. A third of sushi tuna met t ...Read More

San Francisco, CA – Gold prices have hit a record high in the U.S. in the past week, and that has helped spur a new gold rush in California, with hundreds of new claims pending and a push to start mining in Northern California near the Trinity Alps Wilderness. Congress is looking at updating ...Read More

Concord, NH - Should New Hampshire toughen its' laws against sexual abuse of children? The House Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety takes testimony today on a bill that would expand the definition of a "minor" in cases involving child pornography, by raising the age from 16 to 18 years. ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – The CHIPs are down, but not out. That's the word from a North Dakota group after Congress failed on Wednesday to override the President's veto of legislation expanding the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP). The tally fell short by 15 votes of the two-thirds maj ...Read More

Washington, DC – Nevada ranks tops in gold and other hard rock mining in this country, and that means the Silver State has a major stake in today's hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, on efforts to update and reform the 1872 Hard Rock Mining Law. Jane Danowitz, d ...Read More

Washington, DC - With gold approaching $890 an ounce and other minerals escalating in price, Congress is taking aim this week at the age-old General Mining Law of 1872, which affects thousands of acres in South Dakota. The law ionce rewarded pioneers with the opportunity to mine gold and other metal ...Read More

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