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PNS Daily Newscast - October 22, 2019 


Trump lashes out at critics who claim he abuses his office; a strike at JFK airport; gun control bills in Wisconsin; a possible link between air pollution and violent crime; and very close foreign elections.

2020Talks - October 22, 2019 


After a settlement instead of what would have been the first trial in the landmark court case on the opioid crisis, we look at what 2020 candidates want to do about drug pricing.

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Archive: February 2, 2012

SALEM, Ore. - On this Ground Hog Day, almost every Oregon legislator will see their "shadows" at the state Capitol – in the form of constituents who have come from around the state for Senior Lobby Day. Seniors, people with disabilities, their caregivers and advocates are asking that no more ...Read More

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - From the Tea Party to Occupy Wall Street, support for protection of public lands, clean water and clean air cuts across political boundaries in the West, according to the results of a poll released this week. The Colorado College poll, "State of the Rockies: Conservation i ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Thousands of children will be in dentist chairs Friday and Saturday as part of the Minnesota Dental Association's 10th annual "Give Kids a Smile" program. The services are free to help those children who normally don't have access to dental care, says pediatric dentist Teresa Fong ...Read More

BALTIMORE, Md. - Change the first five years of a child's life and you change everything, say experts at the Maryland Family Network. It staffs the Home Visiting Consortium funded by a grant from the Maryland State Department of Education. A growing body of research suggests that early experiences ...Read More

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PHOENIX, Ariz. - Arizona seniors will soon have a new source of information about federal benefit programs such as Social Security, Medicare and the Affordable Health Care Act. AARP-Arizona is expanding its volunteer speakers program statewide. David Parra, AARP-Arizona associate state director, s ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS - Federal heating assistance for low-income Hoosiers would be exempt from the 7 percent sales tax next season under a bill which passed the state House unanimously and is poised for action in the Senate. Rep. Peggy Welch, D-Bloomington, author of House Bill 1141, says taxing the funds ...Read More

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The playful river otter has deep roots in Pennsylvania today, thanks to environmental protections some fear are slipping away. The Clean Water Act became law 40 years ago and helped lay the foundation for otters to be reintroduced in the state after years of over-trapping and wate ...Read More

EAST HAVEN, Conn. - On Wednesday, a new interfaith, interrracial coalition outlined steps it says can resolve the police-abuse scandal in East Haven. Members of Congregations Organized for a New Connecticut, or CONECT, spoke at Saint Rose of Lima Church in New Haven. Later, at a separate news confer ...Read More

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