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PNS Daily Newscast - October 22, 2019 


Trump lashes out at critics who claim he abuses his office; a strike at JFK airport; gun control bills in Wisconsin; a possible link between air pollution and violent crime; and very close foreign elections.

2020Talks - October 22, 2019 


After a settlement instead of what would have been the first trial in the landmark court case on the opioid crisis, we look at what 2020 candidates want to do about drug pricing.

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Archive: December 12, 2011

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The Consumer Credit Counseling Service in Cumberland County sees 200 people a month who are seeking help in avoiding foreclosure. That's a 20 percent increase from last year. The nonprofit service has a 98-percent success rate for keeping people in their homes. Between unexpec ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS - Thirty-eight thousand people live in nursing homes in Indiana. Last year, six struggling facilities in Lake County took part in a leadership initiative to change their work culture and improve the quality of care. Kathy Johnson, vice president of clinical and regulatory services wit ...Read More

MISSOULA, Mont. - The longest-running citizen science initiative in the world gets under way this week: the Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count. Thirty-two counts are scheduled in Montana through the first week of January, with folks headed out to locations statewide to chart species. Amy Cilimb ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - It's Christmas time, so the payday lending elves are busy at work targeting Virginians who are looking for cash to buy gifts. Jay Speer, executive director of the Virginia Poverty Law Center, says Christmas is second only to back-to-school time in terms of the numbers of loans given ...Read More

LYONS, Neb. - In a large area of the northwest part of Wisconsin, young adults continue to move away, leaving what the Center for Rural Affairs calls "bookend generations:" Only the youngest and oldest residents remain. Center research director Jon Bailey has just written a report about this trend. ...Read More

BOSTON - More than 4,000 high school and middle school students and their teachers will gather at Northeastern University on Tuesday to confront the bullying issue. The first-ever Stand Up to Bullying event is being billed as the largest such gathering in the nation. Organizers say STAND UP 2011 has ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Advocates are urging state leaders to act on legislation which would help protect gay students from bullying in Ohio's schools. House Bill 208 would add sexual orientation, gender identity and other enumerated protections to Ohio's anti-bullying law. Ed Mullen, executive director ...Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Checking the list twice isn't just for Santa. It's advice for parents and others giving presents to kids. Because of toy-related accidents, more than 140,000 children across the country wound up in emergency rooms last year, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and 1 ...Read More

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