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PNS Daily News - December 12, 2019 


A House Committee begins debate on articles of impeachment; Washington state is set to launch a paid family, medical leave program; advocates for refugees say disinformation clouds their case; and a new barrier to abortion in Kentucky.

2020Talks - December 12, 2019 


Today’s the deadline to qualify for this month’s debate, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang made it - the only non-white candidate who’ll be on stage. Plus, former Secretary Julián Castro questions the order of primary contests.

Archive: September 9, 2011

PORTLAND, Ore. - At first glance, the new national figures on hunger from the U.S. Department of Agriculture seem like good news for Oregon. The rate of what is known as "very low food security" in the state has held steady at just over 6 percent. The term means people eat less or skip meals, even f ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Cooler weather, fall colors - and ragweed. For allergy and asthma sufferers, this time of year is anything but enjoyable. More over-the-counter and prescription medications are available today to help people breathe easier, says Dr. Jay Portnoy, an allergy and asthma specialist w ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks may cause anxiety or stress for many Americans, especially young children who may not understand how to cope with difficult emotions, experts say. First and foremost, says Dr. David Schonfeld, limit a child's media expo ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - With the economy stalled and unemployment rising, the North Carolina General Assembly reconvenes Monday for its third session this summer. One of the first items on their agenda is a proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. Although same-sex marriages already are ...Read More

SEATTLE - In-home caregivers rarely have a day away from their clients. This weekend, however, they're meeting in Seattle to strategize about how to boost the public awareness and professionalism of their industry. Caregivers such as Cylvia Laybourn of Bremerton say having more training would help. ...Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. - A first-ever scorecard by AARP ranks states on their provision of long-term health care for seniors and persons with disabilities. Connecticut ranks 11th overall, but in sub-categories the state ranges from first to almost dead last. The state has the third-highest costs, says Br ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The last 10 years in West Virginia have seen a rise in interfaith dialogue, often in direct response to the backlash against Muslims here and in other parts of the nation. After the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, members of the Islamic Mosque in Charleston expected backlash ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Thousands are expected Sunday at the State Capitol for a memorial event on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The program will include remembering, honoring and healing, says Gail Anderson, director of unity and relationships with the Minneapolis Counci ...Read More

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