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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: June 8, 2009

Richmond Heights, Mo. – Some call themselves "word nerds," while others prefer the term "wordsmith." Either way, they're gearing up for the 2009 AARP National Spelling Bee later this month. At least 50 early birds from all over the country have already signed up. Joe and Carolyn Dickmann from ...Read More

St. Louis, Mo. - Missouri could be using a federal program a lot more effectively to reduce farm runoff and improve water quality. That's the conclusion of a report from the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit public health and environmental advocacy organization, on water pollution in ten stat ...Read More

Columbus, OH - Dozens of Ohio health leaders have signed a letter being delivered to the state's Congressional delegation to show their support of PAMTA, the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act. The legislation would prohibit the use of non-therapeutic antibiotics in healthy livest ...Read More

Fargo, ND – Someday, Community Health Centers across North Dakota will be equipped with electronic health records that will keep health care costs down by preventing test duplication. That someday is today, thanks to money from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. Patricia Patron with t ...Read More

Chicago – Illinoisans struck by the blows of the recession often turn to public service organizations to help them get back on their feet, but those agencies are facing significant cuts or possible elimination under the current state budget. It calls for funding to be halved for agencies that ...Read More

Danville, Va. - The lazy days of summer just got a whole lot busier for many young people in Virginia. An influx of more than $600,000 federal stimulus dollars will fund a summer youth job training program in the state's largest county. Danville Mayor Sherman Saunders says the Pittsylvania County p ...Read More

St. Paul, Minn. – For handgun safety advocates, this year's state legislative session has had its hits and misses, so to speak. To Heather Martens, executive director of Citizens for a Safer Minnesota, the good news has been the strong support for plugging a loophole that could help prevent su ...Read More

Charleston WV – According to the former head of federal mine inspector training, three separate government studies have shown a link between the practice of mountaintop-removal mining and flooding like that in southern West Virginia last month. Jack Spadaro is the former director of the Nation ...Read More

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