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PNS Daily Newscast - August 22, 2019 


The latest Trump child-detention policy sparks harsh criticism. Also on the Thursday rundown: New York sues the EPA over Hudson River PCBs.

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Archive: August 31, 2010

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon had been working on a plan to improve its health care system even before the new federal health care reform law was passed, and this month residents can get an update on the progress. Wednesday, Sept. 1, in Corvallis is the first of six Oregon Health Policy Board meetings ar ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With Missouri children back in school, it generally won't take long before a child experiences an incident of bullying. The U.S. Department of Education estimates that 25 percent of American public school pupils say they're bullied at least once a day. Jo Dean Hearn is the huma ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Torrential rains this year have already made 2010 the second-wettest summer in Iowa in 130 years of record keeping. The downpours have caused massive soil erosion and run-off, and made it next to impossible for many Iowa farmers to put in a crop or maintain it. How to deal with ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - The six campuses of the Des Moines Area Community College are packed for the start of fall classes, with 5,000 more students than last year - which set the all-time record for enrollment. Why so many students? DMACC president Rob Denson says there are many reasons, but the mai ...Read More

PIERRE, S.D. - The push to ban smoking in all workplaces and most businesses in South Dakota is getting underway Tuesday, and voters in November will decide the fate of the referred measure. Opponents say it's a decision that should be left up to each business. Jennifer Stalley with the "Yes on 12 ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Many of the estimated $2 billion worth of natural gas pipelines and compressor stations now or soon-to-be under construction in West Virginia because of the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom are being built by out-of-state contractors. The industry has argued that some out-of-stat ...Read More

UPDATE - Following the initial report in the Michigan Messenger and on Public News Service, Hallmark, the controversial subcontractor caught using apparent undocumented immigrants working in unsafe conditions to clean up the Calhoun County spill, was fired. Read the full follow-up report in the Mess ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Unemployment is here to stay for a while in New Mexico. That's the gloomy outlook in a new report out this week that shows the Land of Enchantment had the third-worst job-loss numbers in the country for June. Unemployment here is currently at 8.2 percent, and report author Gerry ...Read More

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