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PNS Daily Newscast - November 18, 2019 


President Trump invited to testify in person or in writing, says Pelosi; a battle over the worth of rooftop-solar electricity when it's sold back to the grid; the flu gets an early start; and the value of Texas family caregivers.

2020Talks - November 18, 2019 


Former Pres. Barack Obama cautioned Democrats to be more moderate, and incumbent Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wins over Trump-backed Republican opponent.

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Archive: March 31, 2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Patients suspected of having multiple sclerosis now may get a faster diagnosis, thanks to recent changes in international protocol. Bob Noe was diagnosed with the disease 11 years ago, but he has lived with MS since 1978 - and knows first-hand what an early diagnosis can offer. N ...Read More

CARY, N.C. - Solar panels are taking a 21st-century turn with a new technology which enables panels to tilt in the direction of the sun. "Solar trackers" have been used in Europe and Asia, and now are being introduced to North Carolina. The solar farm in Cary already uses them. Brett Carlson, U.S. ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Finding affordable health insurance has always been a challenge for rural Americans, but the Affordable Care Act, which became law just over a year ago, presents new opportunities for Wisconsin's farmers and rural residents by creating health-insurance exchanges. Jon Bailey, directo ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Autism Society of Ohio and AMC are partnering to show a film that shines a light on some of the myths surrounding autism and other disabilities. Three Ohio cities have been chosen for this weekend's premiere of "Wretches and Jabberers," a documentary about two men with autism. ...Read More

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Two bills in the Missouri Legislature are being promoted as ways to protect the family farmer, However, opponents say the bills smell foul because property owners' rights are at stake. The bills could allow large hog farms to move next to family farms and leave the little guy ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota lawmakers are trying to repeal a law passed more than 30 years ago that requires nursing homes to charge the same rate to both Medicaid and private-pay patients. AARP spokesperson Amy McDonough is against the change, arguing that the state shouldn't return to the days wh ...Read More

KENNEWICK, Wash. - U.S. Rep. Richard "Doc" Hastings (R-Wash.) is championing a Republican package of three bills to facilitate more and faster offshore drilling, in the name of energy independence. However, at least one visitor to Hastings' district this week sees a different route to the same desti ...Read More

TAOS, N.M. - A bill to protect wild lands near the Rio Grande in northern New Mexico was reintroduced this week by retiring Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M. The Rio Grande del Norte National Conservation Area Establishment Act mirrors a previous bill. John Olivas, owner of JACO outfitters and a Mora Coun ...Read More

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