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PNS Daily Newscast - August 21, 2019 


The Trump administration weakens banking regulations; and events this weekend mark the 400th anniversary of slavery in the United States. (Broadcaster Note: Our 6-min. newscast now has an optional outcue at 3 minutes: This is PNS.)

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Archive: December 13, 2011

PORTLAND, Ore. - 'Tis the season for high-calorie, sweet-tooth indulgence - that is, unless you use some commonsense strategies for preparing and serving healthier holiday foods. Those end-of-year holiday parties and office get-togethers can be recipes for disaster if you're watching your weight or ...Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. - It's a bird! It's a plane! It's the Christmas Bird Count! The National Audubon Society's annual Christmas Bird Count brings citizens out to search the skies for the 112th year in a row. One of goals of the count is affirmation of a healthy bird population, although dark clouds could ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS - Shopping online is extremely popular, especially in this gift-buying season, but it pays to take some simple steps to make sure you're not buying more than you bargained for. Abby Kuzma, director of consumer protection for the Indiana Attorney General's office, urges some basic prec ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - As Michigan lawmakers look to wrap up unfinished business before the end of the year, legislation to lift the cap on cyber schools is one of the items that could be decided. The controversial measure on such schools, also called virtual schools, where instruction is entirely online, ...Read More

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - More than $600,000 is headed to organizations and schools around Maryland to "green" local waterways. The grants from the Chesapeake Bay Trust will create wetland habitats and improve water quality, all designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. One grant is g ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee is facing a possible HIV epidemic, according to new research from Duke University and the Southern HIV-AIDS Strategy Initiative. The report finds that 35 percent of newly-reported HIV infections came from eight southern states in 2009, the most recent year for which figu ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Agribusiness leaders have been pushing for years to expand the lock and dam system on the Upper Mississippi River, and one of their arguments has been the need to ship more food to the world's hungry. Julia Olmstead, senior program associate with the Institute for Agriculture and ...Read More

YANKTON, S.D. - Rural areas in the Northern Plains region continue to lose population, according to a new report from the Center for Rural Affairs (CFRA). It shows that communities in those areas are caught between "bookend generations," with the youngest and oldest residents on hand, and a demograp ...Read More

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