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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Archive: March 24, 2008

New York, NY - Nearly a quarter of the 4-year-olds living in 38 states—including New York—are now enrolled in state-funded preschool programs, but a new report finds the Empire State offering a mixed bag to these youngest of learners. While enrollment has taken a big jump, the state's sp ...Read More

Olympia, WA – There's new legislation intended to expand protection for "whistle blowers" in Washington state government by expanding the definition of the term. People typically think of whistle-blowing as the exposing of fraud or corruption. However, the bill on Gov. Christine Gregoire's des ...Read More

Helena, MT – Montana is rolling out the welcome mat for new teachers, as soon-to-be college graduates start looking for jobs over the next couple of months. The state is offering up to $3,000 a year to help new teachers and other professional educators make a dent in their college debt, which ...Read More

Carbondale, CO - The rush to squeeze every last drop of oil from the "shale to the pail" has a number of groups sounding the alarm in Colorado and other mountain states. More than two dozen groups sent a letter to the federal Bureau of Land Management last week, opposing what they call the rush to d ...Read More

Los Angeles, CA - The state of California fined nearly a dozen hospitals last week for medical mistakes that in some cases were deadly. Most of the violations involved prescribing the wrong dosage or type of medication, something Dr. Elaine Batchlor with L.A. Care Health Plan says could have been pr ...Read More

Lyons, NE – South Dakota producers who need planning or working capital funds to develop a value-added product or idea have one week to apply for grants through U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development. Mike Heavrin with the Center for Rural Affairs says Value Added Producer grants hel ...Read More

Chicago, IL – For kids, being poor in Illinois is about more than just the money, according to a new report from the Harvard School of Public Health. The research shows that of all children in poverty, kids who are Black or Latino are the most likely to also live in low-quality neighborhoods. ...Read More

Pittsburgh, PA – Gas prices in Pennsylvania keep rising, and it's time to fight back. Bob Schildgen, also known as "Mr. Green," says families can noticeably stretch their gasoline budget and reduce pollution with a little planning, so that fewer trips are needed. And, he adds, "slow down." Dri ...Read More

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