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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: May 13, 2008

Boise, ID – It's a double-whammy for food banks in Idaho. Roger Simon with the Idaho Food Bank reports rising fuel costs are driving more families to seek food relief, while those same costs make it harder for food banks to keep up their supplies. People on fixed incomes and low-income familie ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – The fate of a proposed South Dakota coal plant that would send energy to Minnesota is now in the hands of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission - and the odds may have changed, with a surprise recommendation by an administrative law judge panel. The panel found Big Stone Tw ...Read More

Bismarck, ND – In the last 30 days, the price of anhydrous ammonia, a fertilizer, has shot up by $240 a ton, and its price has tripled over the past two years. Robert Carlson with the North Dakota Farmers Union is calling for a federal investigation. "When the price of nitrogen fertilizer l ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - One of the key items in next year's state budget is expected to be an increase in Minnesota's minimum wage. As the legislation lands on Governor Pawlenty's desk, Senate sponsor Ellen Anderson says it's long overdue. About 85,000 Minnesotans who work in minimum wage jobs probably agree ...Read More

Knoxville, TN – More than 2,000 state workers will be laid off or offered a voluntary buyout this summer. That news topped Gov. Phil Bredesen's revised budget announcement yesterday. He also proposed cuts in higher education, pre-kindergarten schooling and Tenncare expansion, among many other ...Read More

Concord, NH - In the State House, everyone agrees that New Hampshire should be part of "Reggie," the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, but they're stuck on a key detail. The issues are, what happens to money earned when utility companies sell carbon emission credits, and how much goes to the state ...Read More

Denver, CO - Looking to stall the much-hyped new uranium boom, some New Mexico groups made their case in a federal court in Denver Monday, challenging licenses granted by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for new mining operations near the Navajo communities of Crownpoint and Church Rock. At ...Read More

Gassaway, WV – More hungry West Virginians, less food to go around. High food and fuel costs are straining family budgets, sending more people to food banks for help. Unfortunately, those services also are being hit by those same costs, so they're having trouble meeting the demand. Carla Nar ...Read More

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