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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: October 13, 2008

Watertown, SD – More than 50 after-school programs in 30 South Dakota communities will take part in a nationwide rally this week. The goal of "Lights on Afterschool" events is to bring children, parents and community leaders together to raise public awareness about the critical need for after- ...Read More

Socorro, NM - Some say it is a small, but important, defeat for would-be water speculators in New Mexico. Broe, an out-of-state company, has withdrawn its request to appropriate public water resources in Catron County, after running into legal challenges and opposition from local residents. Bruce F ...Read More

Miami, FL - Politics appear to be hindering progress in the Everglades restoration effort. According to a National Research Council report released this week, the system is bogged down in planning and process, and the project remains critically short of funding. Congress passed the "Comprehensive E ...Read More

Kansas City, MO – Missouri cold virus season is here, and that means it's time to stock up on chicken soup for the kids - instead of over-the-counter cold remedies. Pediatric nurse-practitioner Ginny Rahm, with Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, says common cough medications and deconge ...Read More

Casper, WY – Wyoming residents may have noticed something missing at work: their health insurance. A report released by the Equality State Policy Center shows that despite job growth in energy industries, the percentage of full-time employees who are offered health coverage at work is dropping ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Clean water will top the agenda this week as the annual conference of the Iowa Environmental Council (IEC) gets underway in Des Moines - and there are plenty of issues to discuss, from summer flooding to fish kills to animal manure in water supplies. Lynn Laws, IEC communicat ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Iowa is considered a battleground state because it contains so many undecided voters. But who are they - and are the candidates really targeting them? Amelia Anderson, director of the Main Street Project, listened to hundreds of people who attended the Iowa Latino Conference ...Read More

Springfield, IL – Get sick, lose your house - it may be that simple. A study of mortgage foreclosures in Illinois and several other states shows many of the defaults have underlying medical reasons. The Harvard University study includes a diverse group of people who lost their homes. Study au ...Read More

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