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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: March 10, 2008

Los Angeles, CA - Older Californians are spending much more than they used to on their medications. A new study has found the price of prescription drugs commonly used by people enrolled in Medicare's "Part D" plan increased over 7 percent last year, which is more than double the rate of inflation. ...Read More

Denver, CO - Injuries from medical malpractice can sometimes last a lifetime, and Colorado has one of the tightest caps in the West on the amount of damages malpractice victims can receive when they sue for physical impairment and/or disfigurement. Denver attorney Natalie Brown says the caps were im ...Read More

Bernalillo County, NM - After a long fight, the "dry spell" on Pajarito Mesa is finally coming to an end. The community, located near Albuquerque, is home to about 400 families who have been surviving without basic infrastructure, such as public water and sewer systems, for years. However, the loca ...Read More

Chicago, IL – A "time out" has been called in the debate over immigration. A coalition of grassroots groups has organized a new pledge campaign, in Illinois and other states, to counter misinformation and rhetoric about a topic that has become unnecessarily bitter and heated. Mehrdad Azemun ...Read More

Marion and Decatur, IL – Residents are being asked to sharpen their pencils and help Illinois lawmakers determine how the state's budget should be spent, and where the money should come from. The first in a series of meetings begin today in Marion and Decatur, with hearings scheduled across t ...Read More

Pittsburgh, PA – Steel City is the nation's hometown for a "green jobs" conference this week. Labor unions, conservation groups, the steel industry and businesses investigating renewable energy options are among those gathering to discuss how to ramp up the nation's clean energy economy. Rac ...Read More

Seattle, WA – It's probably going to cost more to camp or hike on federal land this year, as the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management raise usage fees, mostly to cover the skyrocketing cost of fighting wildfires. But a new bill in Congress proposes a different approach. The "FLAM ...Read More

Seattle, WA – Juggling preschoolers and paychecks isn't as hard for families in some countries as it is for Americans. So, a group from Washington went to Finland and England recently, to see what they could learn about those countries' cultures and priorities. They found that taxes are high t ...Read More

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