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PNS Daily Newscast UPDATE - October 17, 2019 


Congressman Elijah Cummings has died. Also on the rundown: President Trump puts some distance between himself and policy on Syria. South Dakota awaits a SCOTUS ruling on the insanity defense, plus the focus remains on election security for 2020.

2020Talks - October 17, 2019 


Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar, two members of the Squad, endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders. Plus, some candidates are spending more than they're raising.

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Archive: October 13, 2008

Columbus, OH – Unscrupulous lenders and uninformed buyers seem to be the scapegoats for the nation's mortgage meltdown, blamed for the spike in home foreclosures in Ohio and around the country. However, a new Harvard study suggests there are other factors as well. Almost half of the study res ...Read More

Sacramento, CA - Stocks are plummeting, retirement funds are dwindling – it's no time to leave money on the table, so to speak. But that's exactly what a half-million Californians are doing. The state has the highest percentage of people in the nation who have yet to claim their one-time econo ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – Before leaving Washington, D.C., this month, Congress approved the "Health Care Safety Net Act." It's good news for North Dakotans with little or no health insurance, because it will keep the state's twelve Community Health Care Centers open. Karen Larson, with the Community He ...Read More

Nashville, TN – Look more closely at the massive Wall Street bailout bill and you'll find what consumer advocates are calling a victory for mental health care. Tucked into the legislation is the "Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act," which requires insurance companies to cover treatm ...Read More

Seattle, WA – No one likes fresh fish more than Washingtonians, and there's some welcome news on that front. After years of court challenges and petitions, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally agreed to propose limits on mercury emissions from cement plants. Mercury pol ...Read More

Richmond, VA - Learning to build safer communities in Virginia is the goal of a new award from the state Attorney General's office. Nominations are being sought for the "Safe Communities Award," to recognize some of the best ideas, people and programs in Commonwealth communities working to prevent d ...Read More

Madison, WI - Wisconsin has a reputation for lots of "drop-off voters" - the term for those who cast a vote for President and other, higher offices at the top of the ticket, but don't mark choices for such "lower offices" as the State Assembly and Senate that receive much less attention during campa ...Read More

Pittsburgh, PA - Congress' big Wall Street bailout has been signed, but the global economy has continued its downward spiral in the past week. With poverty on the rise in Pennsylvania, a number of advocacy groups say it's time to push for more action from lawmakers to help homeowners facing foreclos ...Read More

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