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PNS Daily Newscast - November 14, 2019 


New evidence arises from the first impeachment hearing; one in four federal student loan borrowers defaults early on; and growing proof that vaping isn't the healthy alternative it was thought to be.

2020Talks - November 14, 2019 


It's World Diabetes Day, and health care, including the high cost of insulin and other drugs, is a top issue for many voters. Plus, do early states like Iowa and New Hampshire have an outsized role in the nomination process?

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Archive: December 16, 2011

FRUITLAND, N.M. - The Environmental Protection Agency today is to issue the first-ever national safeguards on emissions from coal power plants. The new regulations will affect the release of acid gases and toxic metals such as mercury, chromium and lead. Perhaps the most familiar is mercury, a neur ...Read More

PHOENIX - Four months after eliminating abortion services in rural Arizona, Planned Parenthood is expanding its locations in the state where abortions will be performed from three to five. However, abortion services remain unavailable outside of the state's two largest cities, says Bryan Howard, Pl ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee lawmakers have cut more than $16 million from the state mental health budget in the last three years. Advocates of those programs say that has left many families without critical services - and they fear that additional cuts proposed for the coming year will mean the los ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - As service members who fought in Iraq make their way home in greater numbers with the official end of U.S. combat there, growing numbers are finding themselves homeless. Brian Baker is assistant director of the South Park Inn Shelter, a weekly drop-in center for homeless vets in H ...Read More

NEW YORK - Protestors marked the two-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on Thursday with actions to show that, despite numerous evictions, their protest is still very much alive. Liz Richardson, a great-grandmother with Occupy Poughkeepsie, says the tents may be gone, but you can' ...Read More

BALTIMORE - The use of chimpanzees for most types of research is no longer necessary for most projects, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine about the use of chimps in biomedical and behavioral research. It was funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Jeffrey Kahn of the ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - The West Virginia National Guard is helping Santa visit Guard members' families that he might otherwise miss this year. Susan Izzo, the Guard's state youth coordinator, works with their "Santa Calls" program. In light of the depressed economy and the financial stress of repeate ...Read More

MANKATO, Minn. - Minnesota's unemployment rate fell in November to 5.9 percent. That's a three year low, but those who work with families in poverty say it's no time to celebrate. Many people have run out of unemployment benefits, says John Woodwick, executive director of the Minnesota Valley Actio ...Read More

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