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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: December 29, 2008

Columbus, OH - With federal funds shrinking, many social advocacy groups are looking to lawmakers for innovative ways to stem cuts to important programs in the coming year. When Congress reconvenes next week to finalize the 2009 budget, some suggest priorities should focus on ways to stop robbing on ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – A new report from a California researcher shows children of lesbian families are as happy and well-adjusted as children raised by heterosexual parents. The report is based on a 22-year long study of children conceived by lesbians through donor insemination. During the president ...Read More

Richmond – Three in ten American adults admit they, or a family member, delayed medical treatment in the last year because they were afraid of its cost, according to a survey by Gallup. Rick Shinn, public affairs director for the Virginia Community Healthcare Association, says the survey resul ...Read More

Kansas City, MO - A new law could shake up toy shelves in Missouri. But it's not yet in effect, so parents should be vigilant about making sure all the new toys their children received over the holidays are safe, warns the Missouri Coalition for the Environment. New consumer laws Congress passed i ...Read More

Salem, OR – We've heard a lot of statistics this holiday season about snowfall, accidents and road closures in Oregon. Now, here's one that should make you feel a little bit better about winter driving: Oregon has received a perfect score on the 2008 National Scorecard on State Roadway Laws, a ...Read More

Santa Fe – Chances are good that half the children you see in the Land of Enchantment come from poor families - maybe more. Unemployment in New Mexico rose by over a third in 2008, and that's bad news for the 45 percent of children in the state who were already living in low-income families as ...Read More

New York, NY — The recession has pushed another 500,000 children into poverty, with New York ranking third in the nation for the largest number of poor children. That's according to the new State of America’s Children 2008 report from the Children's Defense Fund(CDF). The Reverend Emma ...Read More

It's called the "holiday blues"--a letdown feeling that can set in when the presents are all opened and the festivities have quieted down. For some people, these blues can lead to serious depression, even suicide, according to mental health experts who are trying to explain why three people jumped t ...Read More

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