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PNS Daily Newscast - April 19, 2019 


A look at some of the big takeaways from the release of the redacted Mueller report. Also, on our Friday rundown: Iowa recovers from devastating floods and prepares for more. And, scallopers urged to minimize the threat to seagrass.

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Archive: December 29, 2008

Santa's workshops will have a government "safer toy" guarantee in 2009, thanks to the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act. The new law requires all children's products to undergo stringent testing for toxics, due to dangers like lead and pthalates. While the law gets cheers from consumer safet ...Read More

Worcester, MA – Resolving to improve one's health is a frequent New Year's resolution. To make it stick this time, The Partnership for Healthcare Excellence suggests three actions that should be easy to keep in 2009. First, update medication lists, including vitamins and herbal supplements. S ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – Governor Jim Gibbons will be getting expert budget advice in a new report that identifies as much as $2 billion in "low hanging fruit" — new revenue the state could use to reduce its massive deficit. Nevada spent 2008 cutting the state's two-year budget by a third, and La ...Read More

Concord, NH – New Hampshire's reluctance to make it law that adults wear seat belts has landed the state at the bottom of the list in the new National Scorecard on State Roadway Laws report from the Emergency Nurses Association. The group's president is Denise King, and she says the state's ...Read More

Ironton, OH – The scoreboards show that everyone is a winner at Ironton's new middle and elementary schools, which are under construction. The Tri-State Building and Construction Trades Council, which covers West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky, passed the hat to pay for gymnasium scoreboards at t ...Read More

Frankfort, KY – Assessment of toxics from the recent coal ash pond spill in Harriman, Tenn., is still underway, with the state now saying two contaminants have entered some water supplies. Millions of tons of coal ash sludge destroyed up to 15 homes near Knoxville and sent a slurry into the T ...Read More

Detroit, MI - Ringing in the new year typically involves resolutions, celebrating with family and friends and toasting to good health, good times and to the year ahead. However, New Year's celebrating can turn deadly when it includes too much alcohol. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has bee ...Read More

Helena, MT – Gaining health insurance for almost all Montana children was chalked up as a "human rights" victory for 2008 when a plan was approved by voters. Human rights advocates now are working on more issues they want to see addressed in the upcoming legislative session. One of them is the ...Read More

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