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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: May 7, 2009

Charleston, WV - A new measure signed into law this winter by President Obama soon will send a large influx of volunteers to communities across the nation, including several in West Virginia. The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act will expand the AmeriCorps VISTA programs by tripling the number of ...Read More

Portland, OR – Letter carriers say this Saturday may be the toughest day of the year for them – but it's also the most rewarding. The largest canned-food drive in the nation takes place May 9. All you have to do is set a sturdy bag full of nonperishable food near your mailbox, and the U. ...Read More

Seattle, WA – The Washington Attorney General's office says it is getting 25 percent more consumer complaints than it did a year ago. On Wednesday, the governor signed a bill, SSB 5531, to update the state's 20-year-old Consumer Protection Act, and consumer advocates say it's about time. One ...Read More

Washington D.C. – He went to bend some ears and found big listeners. Jon Bailey, research director at the Center for Rural Affairs, recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to present the Center's latest research to White House officials and congressional leaders. It shows that rural Americans a ...Read More

New York, NY — Health officials now expect the new swine flu to spread to all 50 states, and in New York the advice remains the same: If you feel sick, stay home. But Gwen O'Shea with the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island says millions of families in the state cannot afford to take tha ...Read More

Pittsburgh, PA - The "green" movement may be getting a lot of attention recently, but a Pennsylvania environmental group sees barriers that prevent that movement from becoming mainstream. The Rachel Carson Homestead Association will hold a roundtable today to explore what it sees as institutional ba ...Read More

Richmond, VA – Virginia's Summit on Poverty and Economic Opportunity begins today with a goal of a new plan in a year. The Richmond meeting brings representatives of community groups and think tanks together with government experts to begin the process of developing a plan to reduce poverty. ...Read More

Minneapolis - There's good news for parents, as teen pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases are lower than a decade ago. But that doesn't mean it's time for them to let their guard down. That's the message sex researcher and author Debra Haffner, an ordained minister and director of the Relig ...Read More

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