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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 1, 2010

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The unofficial start of summer is here, and that means many kids are jumping in the water. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has revised guidelines on how to keep these children safe. The AAP has long recommended swimming lessons for children age four and older, but new evi ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - An economy-driven nationwide trend of cuts in subsidies for child care couldn't come at a worse time in New York, where the rising temperature signals the coming of summer vacations. Child care centers, like the ones overseen in the Capital District by Patricia Skinner, are besieged b ...Read More

SEATTLE - The one group that could most benefit from organized summer and after-school programs turns out to be the hardest to sell on the idea. Accordingly, teens are the focus of a seminar in Seattle this week on how to get them interested in activities to prevent bullying and violence. Many orga ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Today the state implements new rules aimed at stopping the emerald ash borer in its tracks. Those new rules mandate that people can only bring firewood onto state managed property if it has been state-certified or is from within 25 miles away. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resour ...Read More

DENVER - Colorado's health care system isn't always as simple as going to a public or private provider. Many families and children in the state get medical care and other services from public-private hybrids. One such organization is The Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics (RMYC), which calls itself a priv ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon's immunization rate for two-year-olds is just over 68 percent, a number that mirrors the national average, but many health care providers believe it should be higher. There's a whole list of vaccinations given to babies and toddlers to boost their immunity to 13 infectious disea ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - As the nation and Congress grapple with an energy and climate bill, many business leaders have taken exception to the effort to reduce carbon emissions, claiming it would hurt businesses. But some business executives see it a very different way. They head up socially-responsible comp ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - The National Farm to School Act, introduced in Congress last Friday, could mean access to healthier food for school kids, and an economic boost for Minnesota farmers. The bill is good news for rural economies, according to Sandy Dietz, of Whitewater Gardens in Altura. She says too many ...Read More

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