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PNS Daily Newscast UPDATE - October 17, 2019 


Congressman Elijah Cummings has died. Also on the rundown: President Trump puts some distance between himself and policy on Syria. South Dakota awaits a SCOTUS ruling on the insanity defense, plus the focus remains on election security for 2020.

2020Talks - October 17, 2019 


Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar, two members of the Squad, endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders. Plus, some candidates are spending more than they're raising.

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Archive: September 17, 2009

Charleston, WV - A new analysis of federal data shows more than 28,000 motor carrier companies operating over 200,000 trucks have violated federal safety rules. In an effort to determine how many non-compliant trucks are on the road, the American Association for Justice reviewed data from the Federa ...Read More

North Dakota is one of 23 states that expanded or improved health insurance coverage for children this year, according to a new report issued by the Center for Children and Families at Georgetown University Dr. Richard Rathge, policy analyst with North Dakota Kids Count, says, even in tough econo ...Read More

Ann Arbor, MI - There could be something other than lunch in your kid's lunchbox, and it could be dangerous. But, a new collection of product test results is available to unlock the mystery. The first-of-its-kind - and world's largest - national database being launched in Ann Arbor, offers public in ...Read More

Richmond, VA - A small window is open in which the state could provide much-greater health coverage to Virginia's children, but a fiscal analysis group worries lawmakers may fail to take charge and use the program to its fullest. Earlier this year, Congress authorized a two-for-one deal on funds to ...Read More

WHITEFISH and BILLINGS, Mont. - Quick Start Grants are living up to their name in Montana. Montana schools applied for a total of about $15 million in the grants, which use federal stimulus money for energy efficiency upgrades at public schools. New lighting, insulation and heating systems are alrea ...Read More

CHOTEAU, Mont. - Three years of meetings, negotiations and brainstorming have resulted in the just-unveiled Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act. It's a proposal that covers about 400,000 acres of public land. While preserving current and traditional uses, such as ranching, hunting, fishing and wildlif ...Read More

SEATTLE - With kids back in school, summer may seem like a distant memory - but teachers can tell which students got extra help over the summer by seeing who is struggling now with math and reading. Washington Sen. Patty Murray is the only person in Congress who will receive an award this week from ...Read More

PITTSBURGH - Oregon union members attending the AFL-CIO national convention this week say they are ready to tackle two big issues by year's end: health care reform and passage of the Employee Free Choice Act (legislation that would make it easier for workers to join or form labor unions). The group ...Read More

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