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PNS Daily Newscast - October 17, 2019 


President Trump puts some distance between himself and policy on Syria. Also on the rundown: awaiting a ruling in South Dakota on the insanity defense, plus the focus remains on election security for 2020.

2020Talks - October 16, 2019 


Last night in Ohio the fourth Democratic debate covered issues from health care, gun control and abortion to the Turkish invasion of Syria. What's clear: Sen. Elizabeth Warren has replaced former VP Joe Biden as the centerstage target.

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Archive: November 19, 2009

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new report links the overuse of disinfectant chemicals with such chronic illnesses as asthma, hormone imbalances and immune system problems, as well as infertility and respiratory problems. The report, "Disinfectant Overkill: How Too Clean May Be Hazardous to Our Health," cites ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - For the 16.3 percent of Oregonians who smoke cigarettes, New Year's Day comes a little early - on November 19. The annual Great American Smokeout offers a chance to quit, backed by a major national publicity campaign. If it takes more than that, Oregon has plenty of local resources. ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In fall of 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed the Tennessee Wilderness Act, preserving just over 32,000 acres of the Cherokee National Forest to be kept "as is." A quarter of a century later, a group of Tennesseans is thinking it's time to add to the inventory. Will Skelton, a ...Read More

DENVER, Colo. - Imagine working a full day, week or even longer - only to have your employer skip town with your paycheck. It's something that's happened to thousands of workers in Colorado and today religious leaders, workers, public officials and others in Denver and across the country are holding ...Read More

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky campus in Lexington will become completely tobacco-free today, coinciding with the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout, held annually on the third Thursday in November. No smoke. No snuff. No chew. The tobacco-free policy will prohibit the use ...Read More

SEATTLE - A Sierra Club spokesman says his organization will use new study results from Physicians for Social Responsibility to push for a coal-free state of Washington. On Wednesday, the physicians' group released a report, "Coal's Assault on Human Health." It states that any site where coal is min ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Investing in industrial efficiency could pave the way to reduced costs, reduced carbon emissions and more energy savings for Ohio manufacturers, according to a new report from Policy Matters Ohio. Author Amanda Woodrum says Ohio's industrial sector consumes more of the state's energ ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.V. - A special session of the West Virginia legislature is looking at funding a shortfall in the state's transportation budget. To do so, lawmakers may be ready to pass Gov. Joe Manchin's proposal to stop an automatic cut in part of West Virginia's gas tax. Manchin wants lawmakers to a ...Read More

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