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PNS Daily Newscast - October 22, 2019 


Trump lashes out at critics who claim he abuses his office; a strike at JFK airport; gun control bills in Wisconsin; a possible link between air pollution and violent crime; and very close foreign elections.

2020Talks - October 22, 2019 


After a settlement instead of what would have been the first trial in the landmark court case on the opioid crisis, we look at what 2020 candidates want to do about drug pricing.

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Archive: August 17, 2009

Kansas City, MO - Federal lawmakers in the House and Sentate are considering two bills that would ban the use of a chemical that has been part of plastic products for decades. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a synthetic estrogen used to make some plastic containers, including baby bottles, toys and sippy cups, ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY - Senior citizens in Wyoming and across the country are volunteering as "myth busters" in the debate over federal health care reform. The volunteers with AARP are attempting to help people understand health care reform proposals amid allegations that the plan will ration care and reduce ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - As Michigan struggles to figure out how to fill a huge budget hole, those looking out for the interests of children in the state say cutting early child care programs will cost the state dearly in the future. That's because many of the programs are thought to save money by interven ...Read More

CHICAGO - One state has already banned e-cigarettes, the battery-powered tobacco-free smoking tubes. This week, two distributors of the products challenge the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in federal court for confiscating product shipments from China; the FDA says they are dangerous. The tube ...Read More

Olympia, WA - Washington's fall roundup of pesticides from large farms and commercial users will soon be underway, and last year it netted more than 120,000 pounds. The state Department of Agriculture contracts with companies that take the chemicals to Utah or Arkansas, where they are incinerated at ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but fixing the nation's health care crisis is much more complicated. As the August congressional recess continues, the battle over health care reform is heating up around the country. Some opponents say we cannot afford health care reform, ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - With the H1N1 swine flu expected to return to schools along with students in the next couple of weeks, the government has told local officials to get ready - but not to be too quick to close schools. New York State United Teachers president Dick Iannuzzi, who was briefed by U.S. Educa ...Read More

Santa Fe, NM -Revenue projections released Friday show a hole several hundred million dollars wide in the state budget. The Governor says he'll call a special session this fall to address the problem, and budget watchdogs are already advising against further cuts to vital programs like education, he ...Read More

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