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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 24, 2008

Richmond, VA - Just four days remain to apply for an absentee ballot in Virginia; the deadline to get an application form to your local voter registration office is Tuesday. Vicki Williams, the absentee voting and voting education coordinator for the state Board of Elections, says an absentee voter ...Read More

Billings, MT – Montanans want wind and solar energy development rather then fossil-fueled or nuclear power plants. A new survey, for the Civil Society Institute and the Northern Plains Resource Council, found 72 percent of respondents say it's time to end the "tax holiday" for oil and gas prod ...Read More

Boise, ID – What may be labeled fresh salmon, may also be served up with a side of parasites, bacteria and antibiotics. A report on salmon farming from the Pew Environment Group calls for increased oversight because of health risks, especially in fish from other countries. Salmon is popular ...Read More

Sacrament, CA - California voters will decide this election day whether to increase penalties for drug- and gang-related crimes. Proposition 6, known as the Safe Neighborhoods Act, is expected to cost $500 million a year to implement criminal justice programs and build new prisons. Opponents argue t ...Read More

Frisco, CO – The speaker of Colorado's house is criss-crossing the state this week to build support for one of the many constitutional amendments on this year's ballot. Rep. Andrew Romanoff, D-Denver, hopes to convince voters to approve Amendment 59, which he says would create a rainy-day fund ...Read More

Minneapolis, MN – John McCain's double-digit lead over Barack Obama of just five weeks ago is gone in Minnesota and 12 other key states. The latest poll gives Obama a slight edge, and the shift is being attributed to recent economic turmoil. Niel Ritchie, executive director of the League of R ...Read More

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