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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: April 13, 2009

Nashville, TN – In just the past 24 months, salmonella has contaminated tomatoes, cantaloupes, peppers, peanut butter paste and now pistachio nuts. This week the pistachio recall was expanded and now includes roasted, salted pistachios distributed in Tennessee. As salmonella discoveries around ...Read More

St. Louis, MO - When a Missouri teenager says, "Everyone's doing it," they're right 50 percent of the time, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). It says half the state's teenagers are sexually active, and estimates that 50 percent of them will contract a sexually tr ...Read More

Richmond - President Obama's budget proposal on education would, for the first time, link the Pell Grant program of student aid to inflation. The move would guarantee low-income college students stable funding, and analysis by the Institute for America's Future finds the change would open the Pell G ...Read More

Madison, WI - It all starts with the seed for farmers getting ready to plant their crops, as the soil temperatures warm and the days get longer. For organic farmers, though, it's not just any seed. Harriet Behar of the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service says they use special seeds p ...Read More

Albany, NY - New York could face one of the most serious environmental disasters in its history if planned staff cuts are made at the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Governor David Paterson's 8,000-job statewide belt-tightening would mean that 225 DEC staffers would lose their jobs, ...Read More

Phoenix, AZ – Support for public transit is surging, but Arizona's system has not kept up with growth. That's the conclusion of a new report from the Arizona Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), which says public transit reduces pollution and congestion while stimulating the economy. The gro ...Read More

Greeley - A landmark trial begins this week in Weld County, Colo. It is believed to be the first murder prosecution under hate-crime laws that involves a transgender victim. The case is last year's brutal killing of Angie Zapata, an 18-year-old transgender woman who was attacked in her Greeley apart ...Read More

Greeley, CO - Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., are expected to tackle health care reform very soon, but Colorado activists are ramping up now, with a host of public events across the state this week that kicked off in Greeley on Saturday. Hundreds of people showed up for a health care "carnival" - par ...Read More

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