PNS Daily News - December 11, 2019 

U.S. House to vote on two articles of impeachment; $1.4 trillion in planned oil & gas development said to put the world in a "a bright red level" of climate crisis; anti-protest legislation moving forward in Ohio; "forest farming" moving forward in Appalachia; and someone is putting cowboy hats on pigeons in Nevada.

2020Talks - December 11, 2019 

18 years ago today, China joined the WTO. Now, China's in a trade war with the U.S. Also, House Democrats and the Trump administration made a deal to move forward with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement.

Archive: December 30, 2013

The AR AARP wants folks to get brain healthy this year, and to help they've put some specially designed brain games on their website. VISUALS From AARP website.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - AARP is encouraging older people to get brain healthy in the new year. Lots of people make resolutions to exercise, but it turns out that that can apply to the muscle between our ears, too. According to Lou Tobian, associate state director for education and outreach with AARP's s ...Read More

The Wisconsin State Patrol advises New Year's Eve motorists to use common sense and take advantage of free rides home offered by many bars and restaurants. (Photo of State Patrol patch courtesy of WI Dept. of Transportation)

DeFOREST, Wis. - New Year's Eve is a big night for partying, and a lot of people will be on the roads. Wisconsin State Patrol Sgt. Greg Jenswold said it has been said many times before, but it's still true: Do not get behind the wheel if you've had too much to drink. "Think about utilizing those de ...Read More


LOS ANGELES - "Crisis mode" isn't healthy for any business, and it's not good for nonprofits, either. The Corporation for Supportive Housing, which works in California and many other states to erase homelessness, has long believed that. And after a good look at their own employees, they've got a new ...Read More

PHOTO: The saddle of famous Nez Perce cowboy Jackson Sundown in his 1916 Pendleton Roundup win is part of Oregon's rich western heritage. It's still on display and in mint condition, and a new Oregon Heritage Plan aims to ensure other rare artifacts also are preserved. Photo by W.S. Bowman, 1916.

SALEM, Ore. - Oregonians have until mid-January to comment on a new Oregon Heritage Plan that sets many of the state's historic preservation priorities for the next five years. No one would argue that Oregon is rich in history, but the median annual budget for the small museums around the state is ...Read More

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - A slightly larger pay check is what some North Carolinians will find at the start of the new year, as the state transitions to a flat-rate personal income tax in 2014. There will be new taxes on things like tickets at movie theaters and servicing furnaces and air conditioners. Al ...Read More

DENVER - With the year drawing to a close, tax time is just around the corner, and this year same-sex married couples in Colorado and beyond will be navigating through uncharted territory with the IRS. The overturning of the Defense of Marriage Act by the Supreme Court and of California's Propositio ...Read More

Photo: A local commuter advocate says Metro North riders who have been experiencing extra long commutes since recent derailments

HARTFORD, Conn. - The year 2013 saw fatal derailments, track deaths and collisions on the Metro-North Railroad, and a local commuter advocate believes that the wish of most riders for next year is pretty basic. Metro-North riders don't like being left without information, according to the advocate, ...Read More

NEW YORK - Supporters of comprehensive immigration reform fell short of their goal in 2013, but several things happened in December to swing momentum in their direction, they say. The first positive sign, according to Jim Wallis, Sojourners president and founder, was the House and Senate working tog ...Read More

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