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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.

Daily Newscasts

Archive: September 9, 2008

Des Moines, IA – An average of 40 people die every year on Iowa farms. So far this year, the state is on track to match that number, but the deadliest time is just ahead: Most farm-related accidents occur during September and October when the harvest is underway. Iowa Farmers Union spokesman ...Read More

Ottawa, OH – Their message is loud and clear: Put all the new U.S. Farm Bill rules into play. Nearly a dozen farming representatives from Ohio are in Washington, D.C., this week for the National Farmers Union "Fly-In Days." They're part of a group of more than 100 farmers and ranchers in the n ...Read More

Fredericksburg, VA - Rural Virginians often don't have access to the help they need to prevent and deal with sexual violence, according to advocates holding a conference today in Fredericksburg. Rose Leone with the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance says it takes teamwork to creat ...Read More

Charleston, WV – "Buyer beware" applies to political ads as well as normal advertising. West Virginians are being encouraged to be skeptical about political messages they see and hear unless they know who paid for the ad--and even then, there may be "money secrets." A campaign has been kicke ...Read More

Billings, MT – Bring on the jobs! A report released today by a coalition of national and Montana conservation organizations shows Big Sky Country would gain more than 6,300 new jobs in a "green investment program." Roy Houseman with United Steelworkers Local 885 says these would be good-paying ...Read More

Lansing, MI – Older Michigan workers who want to better themselves have a big hurdle, according to a new report from the Michigan League for Human Services. The League's Judy Putnam says those who want additional schooling to improve their skills or land a better job won't find much help. "W ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – It's primary election day in Minnesota. Voters will narrow the list of candidates for various offices, including a closely-watched U.S. Senate race. Keesha Gaskins with the League of Women Voters says although primary turnouts are usually light, it's a gateway election and shoul ...Read More

Sacramento, CA - A record number of Californians are expected to head to the polls in November, but some may be turned away if their voter registration isn't up to date. Voting rights advocates are urging military personnel, college students and those who have moved in the last four years to double ...Read More

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