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PNS Daily Newscast - October 18, 2019 


Baltimore mourns Rep. Elijah Cummings, who 'Fought for All.' Also on our rundown: Rick Perry headed for door as Energy Secretary; and EPA holds its only hearing on rolling back methane regulations.

2020Talks - October 18, 2019 


While controversy swirls at the White House, Chicago teachers go on strike and Democratic primary contender retired Admiral Joe Sestak walks 105 miles across New Hampshire.

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Archive: October 7, 2013

PHOTO: Oct. 7-13 is the first-ever Naturopathic Medicine Week, recognizing the fast-growing field of practice that combines mainstream medicine and
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PORTLAND, Ore. - This is the first Naturopathic Medicine Week in the country (Oct. 7-13), recognizing a fast-growing field of practice for doctors who combine traditional medicine with alternatives such as acupuncture and herbal remedies. For Laura Farr, executive director of the Oregon Association ...Read More

PHOTO: Not every college applicant gets scholarships or qualifies for financial aid. The

SEATTLE - An idea from Washington for making college affordable is one focus of a national conference of researchers and policymakers today in Philadelphia. The "Pay It Forward, Pay It Back" plan allows students to go to college tuition-free in exchange for paying a small portion of their income in ...Read More

This art work symbolizes the Wisconsin Inter-Tribal Pink Shawl Initiative, a new program to bring breast cancer information to the state's American Indian women.

NEW BERLIN, Wis. - Breast cancer survivor Carol Cameron, a member of the White Earth Ojibwa Tribe, wants to do something to change the fact that Native American women have the second-lowest five-year breast cancer survival rate of any ethnic group. Thanks to an American Cancer Society grant made pos ...Read More

IMAGE: Cuts to the program formerly known as Food Stamps will hurt Nevada's hungriest residents, according to Jocelyn Lantrip with the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. Image courtesy of the U.S. government.

RENO, Nev. - The Food Bank of Northern Nevada is concerned that billions of dollars in cuts to the program formerly called Food Stamps will hurt the state's hungriest residents. The U.S. House voted last month to cut $40 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Jocelyn La ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - While some people are questioning new rules from the Obama administration limiting carbon pollution from new power plants, many others, including those in North Carolina's green industry, say it's a great first step in addressing climate change. According to John Robbins, a residen ...Read More

PHOTO: Steph Larsen with the Center for Rural Affairs in Missoula warns about health exchange scams. Photo courtesy of Center for Rural Affairs.

MISSOULA, Mont. - The new health care insurance exchanges are barely a week old, but scammers have already found ways to try to take advantage of people. The most common approach is a call, supposedly from the federal government, threatening arrest if you don't cooperate. According to Steph Larsen ...Read More

PHOTO: Economic expert Bill LaFayette of Regionomics says there is a broad impact of the government shutdown rippling throughout Ohio. Photo: LaFayette. Courtesy: Regionomics.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The effect in Ohio of the federal government shutdown, now into day seven, goes beyond the furloughed federal workers. Economic expert Bill Lafayette, owner of Regionomics, said there is a broad impact rippling throughout the state. He pointed out that government installations that ...Read More

IMAGE: One in four Americans suffers from some form of mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Utah. It's Mental Illness Awareness Week. Image courtesy of NAMI Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY - One in four Americans suffers from some form of mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in Utah. Raising awareness about services and treatment is NAMI's mission this week, during Mental Illness Awareness Week. NAMI Utah Outreach Specialist Mary ...Read More

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