PNS Daily Newscast UPDATE - October 17, 2019 

Congressman Elijah Cummings has died. Also on the rundown: President Trump puts some distance between himself and policy on Syria. South Dakota awaits a SCOTUS ruling on the insanity defense, plus the focus remains on election security for 2020.

2020Talks - October 17, 2019 

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar, two members of the Squad, endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders. Plus, some candidates are spending more than they're raising.

Daily Newscasts

Archive: May 9, 2011

OLYMPIA, Wash. - This is National Women's Checkup Day, a reminder that preventing health problems is a better, and less expensive, strategy than waiting until they become problems. For Washington women, one of the most pressing concerns is obesity: The rate of obesity in the state has doubled in the ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - It seems each passing day brings a new plan for dealing with the federal budget deficit, but some experts are warning residents of Virginia to make sure political leaders are not abdicating their responsibilities by passing the buck. Such would be the case with the so-called "global ...Read More

BOSTON - If you've ever had a negative experience in a hospital or a doctor's office and wondered what to do about it, you are not alone. Now, a website launched by the statewide advocacy group Health Care For All (HCFA) in Massachusetts gives every patient in the Bay State a place to turn for infor ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - Today in a Portland courtroom, final arguments are being presented in a case that could determine the future of salmon in the Northwest. On one side: the federal agencies that operate the hydropower system and those responsible for making sure endangered salmon species don't go exti ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - Mother's Day isn't the only day for moms to feel special. Health care experts say women of all ages should be making themselves a higher priority, every day. This is National Women's Health Week, a good time to start. The messages of eating right and getting daily physical activit ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Who is going to enforce an 'Arizona Copycat' law in Florida to question and detain undocumented immigrants? That's the question the Florida Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) is asking state lawmakers. FOP political director Lisa Henning, who speaks for thousands of police officer ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's family owned a company supplying video poker machines until they sold it to a state legislator who later pleaded guilty to charges of racketeering. Tomblin's mother still owns a company that breeds racing greyhounds. Some people are uncomfortable wi ...Read More

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nevadans need to work 2.5 minimum-wage jobs to be able to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment in the Silver State, according to a new study of housing affordability - or lack of it - by state. The Out of Reach 2010 report ranks Nevada just behind California as the worst two stat ...Read More

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