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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Archive: June 25, 2012

Rachel Bristol headshot. Photo courtesy Oregon Food Bank

PORTLAND, Ore. - The Oregon woman responsible for a system that collects and distributes more than a million boxes of emergency food a year is stepping down. Oregon Food Bank Executive Director Rachel Bristol says after 29 years, she isn't exactly retiring - she will just shift her involvement in th ...Read More

photo of Nebeker

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Romance can seem out of reach for people with autism, who struggle with the social cues needed to build relationships. However, much like anyone else, many adults with autism long to make intimate connections. Lindsey Nebeker works for the Autism Society of America. She was diagn ...Read More

PHOTO: Kids eating lunch in a park. Credit: Deborah Smith

SALT LAKE CITY - The "Hungry for Happiness" truck is in Salt Lake City today today through Wednesday to feed kids and promote the importance of summer nutrition for children. It's a public-private partnership to try to close the gap between the number of Utah children who access free or reduced-pric ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - Our national bad habit of overeating is really evident in Wisconsin, says Marianne Merrick, a registered dietitian at St. Mary's Hospital, Madison. Many over-eat because we have a 24/7 food culture and easy access to high-calorie food, she explains. "That and soda consumption - thos ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - On average, one person dies in America every 40 seconds from a stroke, but that does not have to be the case. Kathy Roth is the stroke coordinator at MedCenter One, Bismarck. She says one simple way to save lives is by remembering the acronym "FAST." "'F' stands for facial weakness ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - Bullying - it's not just for kids. It also happens to adults in the workplace, and it's more common than you might think. Dr. James Fedderman, a choral music teacher in Arcadia, says he has been the target of school administrators and even fellow teachers for quite some time. Attac ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - The school doors close and New York kids joyfully embrace a summer of fun and frolic. That's an idyllic notion, but it's outdated for many families with working parents, limited income and local summer programs for kids that were cut back by belt-tightened budgets. Jeff Smink of the ...Read More

CHICAGO - The story of Karen Klein, the bullied bus monitor, has garnered international attention and is raising the issue of bullying around the country, and parents in Illinois are being urged to use the summertime to "bully-proof" their children. Kris Nielsen, supervisor of the School-Based Ser ...Read More

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