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PNS Daily Newscast - October 17, 2019 


President Trump puts some distance between himself and policy on Syria. Also on the rundown: awaiting a ruling in South Dakota on the insanity defense, plus the focus remains on election security for 2020.

2020Talks - October 16, 2019 


Last night in Ohio the fourth Democratic debate covered issues from health care, gun control and abortion to the Turkish invasion of Syria. What's clear: Sen. Elizabeth Warren has replaced former VP Joe Biden as the centerstage target.

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Archive: November 30, 2011

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin's car-insurance laws underwent big changes Nov. 1 - changes of which drivers may not yet be aware. Many new policies have "reducing clauses" which lower the amount of coverage drivers have for collisions with under-insured motorists, and the new law also changes the defini ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - The percentage of births to teen moms has dropped almost a full point in Montana, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a decline which coincides with a new survey from Planned Parenthood which finds that most parents - 82 percent - say they are having some ver ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - Hundreds of people are likely to line up for food aid today at the Christian Fellowship Center's Storehouse in Bristol. The folks who stock the shelves there are wondering what will happen to the people in line if proposed cuts to federal food programs are enacted. Initiatives suc ...Read More

ST. LOUIS - In the name of balancing the federal budget, House Republicans have proposed cuts for teen pregnancy prevention programs, slashing funding from $110 million to $20 million. The proposal also revives funding for abstinence-only sex education programs, which research has shown have not bee ...Read More

PHOENIX - Arizona immigrant advocates are encouraged by recent political events, from the recall defeat of SB 1070 author Russell Pearce to the emergence of Newt Gingrich as the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination. Gingrich wants otherwise law-abiding undocumented immigrants to ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Once a year, people on Medicare can alter their prescription drug coverage, known as "Part D," during open enrollment. This year, the dates have changed to get those changes made. The Dec. 7 deadline is only a week away, says Kris Gross, director of Iowa's Senior Health Insurance ...Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Rural Development Agency, under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, offers many of the services Americans used to count on from their banks, with one large proviso: These services are available only in rural areas. Terry Brunner, the USDA's New Mexico directo ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Fast action is needed, health-care advocates say, to ensure that Ohio does not miss out on money that will help build a state-run health insurance exchange. The state has one month to file for federal dollars to help plan such an exchange as part of the federal Affordable Care Act. ...Read More

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