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PNS Daily Newscast - November 14, 2019 


New evidence arises from the first impeachment hearing; one in four federal student loan borrowers defaults early on; and growing proof that vaping isn't the healthy alternative it was thought to be.

2020Talks - November 14, 2019 


It's World Diabetes Day, and health care, including the high cost of insulin and other drugs, is a top issue for many voters. Plus, do early states like Iowa and New Hampshire have an outsized role in the nomination process?

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Archive: July 29, 2010

PORTLAND, Ore. - The day before Arizona's tough new immigration law was set to take effect, a federal judge stopped major portions of it with a court injunction. Her objections focus on some of the more controversial elements of the law, SB 1070, such as requiring immigrants to carry registration pa ...Read More

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Department of Energy has told the developer of the Taylorville Energy Center that it qualifies for more than $400 million in tax credits to build a so-called "clean coal" plant. That is one of the largest subsidies to a single project in Illinois. The developer, Tenaska, says ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky ranks 40th in this year's annual "Kids Count" report, a notch above last year, but child advocates say the state's standing has been vacillating the last few years and has retreated from progress gained a decade ago. In the 10 measures of child well-being, Kentucky has im ...Read More

DURHAM, N.C. - As the U.S. Senate takes up Sen. Harry Reid's proposed energy legislation, the lawmaker is facing criticism over what he left on the cutting room floor. In spite of support in his own party to include a standard that would make it mandatory for a percentage of the nation's electricity ...Read More

NEW YORK - The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is 20 years old this week. That's a cause for celebration for millions of New Yorkers, but that celebration is tempered by harsh economic times. On the plus side, the ADA is credited with better access to buildings, transit and employment for mo ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nevadans already know the numbers too well. The state is battling 14.2 percent record unemployment this summer, and libraries say that's driving plenty of folks to local branches for free help learning new computer skills. These days you need a computer just to apply for a job - ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Some good news in education: Arizona's high school dropout rate has been cut in half since the year 2000, according to the "Kids Count Data Book" released this week. Arizona School Boards Association executive director Panfilo Contreras credits creative teaching approaches, such as ...Read More

AMES, Iowa - Alternative energy projects are getting financial support like never before in Iowa. The Alternate Energy Revolving Loan Program was created by the Iowa legislature in 1996 and was handed over to the Iowa Energy Center. Initially funded with just under $6 million from Iowa's investor-ow ...Read More

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