PNS Daily Newscast - January 17, 2020 

Govt. Accountability Office rules that Trump administration violated federal law on aid to Ukraine; and racial disparities in health care.

2020Talks - January 17, 2020 

Just a couple weeks out from the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary, four Senators are being pulled off the campaign trail for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

Archive: May 31, 2013

Hundreds of pets available for adoption this weekend. Photo courtesy of North Shore Animal League America.

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – Millions of lost and homeless companion animals currently fill shelters in New York and around the country, and thousands are euthanized every day simply because of a lack of funds and space. North Shore Animal League America in Port Washington is working to change tha ...Read More

PHOTO: 200 stripped bass have been tagged and released into the Chesapeake Bay as part of the 2013 Maryland Fishing Challenge. Photo Credit: Department of Natural Resources

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The fish is called Diamond Jim, because more than 50 years ago the organizers of a Chesapeake Bay fishing contest put a diamond in him. Now, there's no diamond, but the Department of Natural Resources is offering a hefty prize – $10,000 – for anyone who catches a ...Read More

PHOTO: The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is proposing new regulations to control the practice of penning foxes. Photo credit: Animal Welfare Institute

RICHMOND, Va. – It's Virginia's latest take on the fox and the hound. The state is proposing new rules to regulate the practice of penning – confining foxes and allowing them to be chased by packs of dogs. That type of hound training has a long history in the state, but animal welfar ...Read More

PHOTO: The head of the Association of Arizona Food Banks, Ginny Hildebrand, is retiring after a quarter century of guiding the growth of the statewide food banking network. CREDIT: AAFB.

PHOENIX – The head of the Association of Arizona Food Banks, Ginny Hildebrand, is stepping down after guiding development of a statewide food banking network that "kept hunger at bay" during the Great Recession. Hildebrand says the non-profit organization has grown to include nearly 1,600 fo ...Read More

Economics professor Teresa Ghilarducci says other corporations are likely to imitate Patriot Coal's strategy of using the bankruptcy process to shed retiree health and pension obligations. Photo courtesy of The New School for Social Research.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Observers of corporate bankruptcies say the ruling in the Patriot Coal case will open the door to other corporations that want to shed retiree obligations. In a controversial decision Wednesday, a bankruptcy judge in Missouri ruled that the coal company could slash health ...Read More

Last year 30-thousand kids were on a waiting list to enroll in the Great Start Readiness Program. A $65-million increase in funding would help close the gap. Photo Credit: Rob South

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Lawmakers this week passed the state's education spending plan for the 2013-2014 school year. It includes a $65 million budget increase for the Great Start Readiness Program, which offers preschool to 4-year-olds living in low- to moderate-income families. Last y ...Read More

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