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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: November 9, 2009

FRANKFORT, Ky. - AmeriCorps members in Kentucky have taken a pledge to get things done in the state as they begin a year of service to citizens and communities across the Commonwealth. Members range in age from 18 to 73 and sign up for a year of work and training. Dick Timmerman is an AmeriCorps m ...Read More

SEATTLE - November is National Family Caregiving Month. Many Washington families depend on home care workers to help them with relatives who are elderly or have disabilities. But those workers now face cuts in their own health care benefits as part of the Department of Social and Health Services (DS ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - It's been said that all politics is local, and now more than ever it could be said that more food is local, too. That trend is being pushed by a rapid increase in the number of open-air markets across Wisconsin and the nation. Alfonso Morales does research on the markets for the Un ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - Now that the last utility company still standing has thrown in the towel on the proposed and controversial Big Stone II coal-fired power plant which was to have been built in South Dakota near the Minnesota border, environmentalists say there's still the problem of what to do with the ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - The pressure is on New York state lawmakers as the special session gets underway in Albany. Gov. David Paterson is asking them to slice another $800 million or more from funding for K-12 public schools in the middle of their academic year - and teachers and parents are fighting back. ...Read More

PHOENIX - Funding to regulate Arizona child-care centers ends in January, as a result of budget cuts made to deal with the massive state deficit. It's been proposed that center operators foot the bill for regulation themselves, or that the state's First Things First pre-school agency divert some of ...Read More

RENO, Nev. - Public libraries in Nevada need every penny they can get, but in Washoe County, the libraries are voluntarily passing up thousands of dollars in overdue book fines in order to help hungry people. This week, the library system kicks off its annual "Food for Fines" program, allowing patro ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - People in Appalachia have always had a complicated relationship with the coal industry, and a new CD shows how deep that goes. More than a dozen recording artists such as Ralph Stanley and Gillian Welch are on the CD, called "Coal Country Music." It explores the bitter/sweet feel ...Read More

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