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PNS Daily Newscast - November 23, 2020 

The holiday forecast calls for fewer cars on the road for Thanksgiving; dealing with racial impact of cap and trade.

2020Talks - November 23, 2020 

Trump campaign is running out of legal options as more states certify. *2020Talks will not be released 11/26 & 11/27*

Archive: August 23, 2010

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Teenagers have lots of questions about sex and relationships. A free program offered around Connecticut by Planned Parenthood of Southern New England is called Teen Talk and provides a forum for information and discussion. Pierrette Silverman, vice president of education and tra ...Read More

CHICAGO - Doctors say Illinois parents might want to consider walking their children to school, rather than giving them a ride or sending them on the bus. A new study says that a simple walk may protect the child's heart later in life. Researchers from the University of Buffalo compared the heart ra ...Read More

NEW YORK - Soon-to-be moms should see greater access to midwives in New York, thanks to recent action in Albany. The change in the law means 1,100 licensed midwives no longer have to have a written letter of agreement with a doctor in order to deliver a baby in New York. MaryAnne Laffin has been a ...Read More

LA CROSSE, Wis. - In these tough times, it's not easy for a beginning farmer or a small rural business to get a loan from a bank to expand operations. One solution is being proposed in a bill introduced by LaCrosse U.S. Congressman Ron Kind. It would give a tax incentive to rural microbusinesses in ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The raid on SNAP must stop - that's the message from advocates for the poor who say lawmakers should restore cuts to food stamp benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. A bill recently passed by Congress and signed by the President will fund education jobs and M ...Read More

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A new tool is available for Missouri doctors to help reduce the number of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the state. According to Paula Gianino, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region, the infection rate is starting to decrease but remains epi ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - As thousands of children across North Carolina start kindergarten this month and more children are attending pre-school every year, will some kids be too smart for kindergarten, already know too much and be bored? That's not possible, says Stephanie Fanjul, director of the North Car ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - It's a hot-button issue in Washington again: the future of Social Security. While politicians debate the merits of the program, lawyers across the nation gathered in Las Vegas over the weekend, learning how to help disabled Americans get timely benefits. Ted Stricker, chair of th ...Read More

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