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PNS Daily News - November 22, 2019 


President Trump signs a spending bill to avert a government shutdown; it's deadline day for cities to opt out of a federal opioid settlement; and a new report says unsafe toys still are in stores.

November 22, 2019 


Affordable housing legislation was introduced in Congress yesterday, following the first debate questions about housing. Plus, Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu was indicted for fraud, bribery, and breach of trust, just days after the Trump administration’s policy greenlighting Israeli settlement of the West Bank. And finally, former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues his slow and steady potential entry into the race.

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Archive: May 31, 2011

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Utility company Rocky Mountain Power is looking to raise electricity rates to the tune of about $80 million, which would boost residential customer bills by 12 dollars a month. While the hike request has been scaled back from an initial $98 million, Tim Summers, AARP Wyoming directo ...Read More

LYONS, Neb. - The local grocery store is an institution of rural communities and in rural life, but rural grocery stores are rapidly disappearing, making many parts of the Midwest and Great Plains "food deserts." Wisconsin has not been hit as hard as some states, but the Badger State has lost a lot ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - While the work continues in Joplin to identify the victims of last week's tornado, relief agencies are busy helping survivors, while managing the tremendous outpouring of public support. Ellen Feldhausen with Harvesters, The Community Food Network, says the overwhelming amount o ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's never too early to start teaching children about a healthy lifestyle, because it can make a difference in fighting childhood obesity. That's according to a new study by researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine. They found that obese children ages 2 to 5 responded ...Read More

GLADSTONE, Ore. - In the northwest Oregon town of Gladstone, an old supermarket has been transformed into a health care and early learning center that's making a difference for local families. The Gladstone School District bought the building and brought together about a dozen programs, from Head St ...Read More

PENSACOLA, Fla. - The most severe flooding of the Mississippi River in many decades has earned it a "special mention" in American Rivers' annual list of Most Endangered Rivers recently announced, and that flooding is also expected to worsen the state of the environment in the Gulf of Mexico. The pol ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - With warm weather come the shedding of layers and exposure to the societal pressure to be thin. It's an expectation that can weigh particularly heavily on young girls. Today wraps up Mental Health Month, and Tracy Foust, author of the new book "Nowhere Near Normal," says one aspect o ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The top opponents in Kentucky's race for Governor, incumbent Democrat Steve Beshear and Republican Senate President David Williams, both pledge to take on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over what they see as overreaching regulations. However, long-time environmental ...Read More

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