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PNS Daily Newscast - November 19, 2019 


Post says prosecutors to file charges related to Epstein death; federal agencies accused of downplaying impact of climate change on endangered species; rural schools struggling; and the Jeopardy battle "of all time."

2020Talks - November 19, 2019 


Deaths by gun violence continue in America; it's a holiday in U.S. territory Puerto Rico; and the Democratic Attorneys General Association promises to endorse candidates who support reproductive rights.

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Archive: February 16, 2009

Kansas City, MO - Specialists say "restless leg syndrome" is usually thought of as an adult disorder, so it's possible that many pediatricians are not diagnosing it when it occurs in children. According to the Restless Leg Syndrome Foundation, an estimated 1.5 million children children across the U ...Read More

Madison, WI - On the eve of tomorrow's primary, here's the million-dollar question: Should it take millions of dollars to run for the state Supreme Court in Wisconsin? Mike McCabe with the nonpartisan watchdog group Wisconsin Democracy Campaign says no. His organization's Judicial Independence Proje ...Read More

Google has gone to sea. The just-released version of the powerful Internet search engine, Google 5.0, offers a feature allowing users to see underwater topography and track the effects nature and human activity have on Earth's oceans. This addition to Google Earth (http://earth.google.com/ lets use ...Read More

Denver - The federal stimulus package is a done deal, but some in Colorado worry that the state's unique budget restrictions could prevent Coloradans from seeing the full benefit and climbing out of the recession. Scott Downes with the Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute says they're concerned about th ...Read More

Pittsburgh, PA - A Pennsylvania group that advocates for peace says a great way to stimulate the U.S. economy would be to stop spending money on war. The American Friends Service Committee of Pennsylvania says we are spending 720 million dollars a day to pay for the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanista ...Read More

Charleston, WV – He was a Civil War vet at 15, won a landmark civil rights case, and founded the forerunner of the NAACP. Now this icon of Black history, West Virginia's own J.R. Clifford, has his own U.S. Postal Service stamp. The Clifford stamp will be unveiled at a celebration on Feb. 20 at ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Arizonans who are relatively well-off may not notice it, but labor leaders say the Obama stimulus package will make a noticeable difference for working families whose lives are affected by the recession. Bob Grossfeld, a spokesperson for United Food and Commercial Workers Local 9 ...Read More

Olympia, WA – One consequence of Washington's budget crisis is that some legislation not directly budget-related has been shoved to the sidelines. This year the list includes two bills to improve access to affordable housing. Senate Bill 5922 would protect renters looking for apartments, and S ...Read More

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