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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: July 28, 2008

Seattle, WA - More people in Washington want to get "back to the land," by choosing farming as a profession. One program that made it through the U.S. Farm Bill funding battle in Congress this year encourages "Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development." The State of Washington also gives low-interest ...Read More

Albany, NY - A Congressional "Equality in Job Loss" report finds both men and women are hard-hit by the economic downturn. But Vanessa Crilly, director of Long Island Jobs with Justice, says the recession is actually harder on women workers, because many have spent less time in their white-collar jo ...Read More

Lansing, MI – A financial "leg up" is being offered for Michigan women in the 40-plus set, in the form of a unique scholarship of up to $5,000, just for that age group. The program is meant to make it possible for them to go back to school or get additional training, to boost income as they he ...Read More

Rock Springs, WY - Seismic exploration, wildcat wells, and the upcoming lease of nearly 7,000 acres on Little Mountain have some locals guessing that the area is going to become a major gas field. Nearby, Rock Springs resident Joyce Corcoran counts her family among the many locals who appreciate t ...Read More

Great Falls, MT – The checks are in the mail. About 100 Montana farmers and ranchers are sharing almost a half-million dollars for enrolling their land two years ago in a carbon credit trading system. Jim Sargent with the Montana Farmers Union (MFU) says the state is third in the nation in ter ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM - College students will head back to class in the coming weeks, and several voting rights groups are already doing their homework to make it easier for student voices to be heard during elections in New Mexico. Several organizations, including the SouthWest Organizing Project (SWOP), ...Read More

Miami, FL – A new law on the books in Florida is all about being professional. The measure says only people with college degrees in social work can call themselves "social workers." Licensed Clinical Social Worker Janice Postlewaite is a member of the National Association of Social Workers' ...Read More

Boston, MA - It's time to check the emergency preparedness plan in Massachusetts, to make sure it meets the demands of changing weather patterns and the related public health issues. That's one assessment of a recent report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that documents how climate chang ...Read More

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