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PNS Daily News - December 12, 2019 


A House Committee begins debate on articles of impeachment; Washington state is set to launch a paid family, medical leave program; advocates for refugees say disinformation clouds their case; and a new barrier to abortion in Kentucky.

2020Talks - December 12, 2019 


Today’s the deadline to qualify for this month’s debate, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang made it - the only non-white candidate who’ll be on stage. Plus, former Secretary Julián Castro questions the order of primary contests.

Archive: April 12, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio - More and more organic products are appearing on grocers' shelves, leaving many Ohio farmers to wonder how they can go green. Organic growers produce food without manufactured chemicals, and use practices that emphasize renewable resources and protect the soil, air and water. Lexie ...Read More

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Better jobs news is seen by some economists as a hint that the tide may be turning when it comes to record unemployment levels across much of the country. More than 160,000 jobs were added in March, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, but at the same time, the natio ...Read More

CHICAGO - Chicago's first lady, Maggie Daley, hosts a forum at the Cultural Center today on the future of after-school programming in Illinois. That future looks hopeful, according to experts who work with Illinois students, because legislation aimed at providing access to quality after-school progr ...Read More

PHOENIX - The state could no longer automatically disqualify full-time students from getting unemployment checks, under a bill awaiting a vote in the Arizona House. Currently, students with a full load of classes are presumed to be unavailable for work, and must file a special appeal to continue rec ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Governor Bob McDonnell has signed the "Telemedicine Bill" into law, and it means that health centers across the state will be able to offer much more in the way of interactive audio, video and other electronic media for diagnosis, treatment and consultations. This is an especially bi ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa has only one nuclear power plant, the Duane Arnold plant north of Cedar Rapids, and it generates less than 10 percent of the state's electricity demand. The Iowa Legislature passed a bill which would provide incentives to electric utilities to build more nuclear plants in Io ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Now that health care reform is on the books, many older Iowans have questions about what is in it. Unfortunately, their confusion is providing an opportunity for illegal activities, according to Bruce Keoppl, state director of AARP Iowa. Because the law is brand new, there are l ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Proposed budget cuts and a plan to redesign chemical abuse and mental health services in the state is a hot-button topic at the State Capitol this week. The Senate will unveil a new plan today in an attempt to preserve services for the mentally ill and disabled and save jobs. The ...Read More

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