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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: March 17, 2014

PHOTO: Hobby Lobby is just one of 100 organizations challenging the Affordable Care Act's mandate that employers include birth control in the many preventive services covered by health plans. Photo courtesy of NOW.

LANSING, Mich. - While many people have heard of the high-profile case on mandated birth control coverage, soon to go before the U.S. Supreme Court involving the retailer Hobby Lobby, it's less well known that dozens of similar cases are pending nationwide. Some 100 organizations have filed lawsuits ...Read More

PHOTO: More Missourians than ever are asking for help from the state's food banks, which distributed a record-breaking amount of food in 2013. Photo credit: MFBA

COLUMBIA, Mo. - While unemployment rates are decreasing, the economic recovery still is not trickling down to the dinner table for too many hungry Missourians. Monica Palmer, communications manager, Missouri Food Bank Association, said 2013 was a record-breaking year, with more than 100 million pou ...Read More

PHOTO: UW-Madison Professor of Urban and Regional Planning Ken Genskow leads a summit on keeping nitrogen out of Wisconsin's waterways and drinking water. Photo courtesy of Genskow.

MADISON, Wis. - Toxic algae in Wisconsin waterways will be the topic when representatives from state and federal agencies gather in Madison for a Nitrogen Science Summit. It kicks off a year-long series of discussions focused on keeping excess nitrogen out of the state's waterways and drinking water ...Read More

DENVER - On Tuesday, Colorado is expected to release the state's revenue forecast for this year. For the past two years, revenue has surpassed the point where it bottomed out during the Great Recession of 2008. According to Henry Sobanet, director of the Office of State Planning and Budgeting, hav ...Read More

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - With spring officially arriving later this week, many folks across Tennessee are in the mood to do some cleaning. With a few simple tips, the process need not be so daunting. For most people, it's not realistic to maintain a home in perfect order each day, professional organizer ...Read More

PHOTO: Migratory ducks, like these northern pintails photographed at the Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge on the Oregon-California border, are more susceptible to disease as a result of drought. That's just one impact of climate change in a new report from the National Wildlife Federation. Photo credit: Jack Noller, USFWS.

PORTLAND, Ore. - As "March Madness" officially begins this week, one organization is thinking not about the fate of the basketball teams, but of their mascots - long after the big playoff games are over. A new National Wildlife Federation (NWF) report focuses on how a changing climate is affecting l ...Read More

PHOTO: A $21,000 reward is being offered to help find the person or persons who shot and killed three sea otters last fall near Monterey. Photo credit: USGS

MONTEREY, Calif. - A $21,000 reward is being offered to help find the person or persons who shot and killed three sea otters near Monterey. Biologists with the Monterey Bay Aquarium found the dead sea otters at Asilomar Beach in early September. According to Jim Curland, advocacy program director ...Read More

CINCINNATI - Spring cleaning time is here, and experts in Ohio are focusing on the dangers of accidental poisonings and how to prevent them. Whether it is a toddler getting into a cleaning product or medication, an adult exposed to a chemical outdoors or a senior who has taken a double dose of medic ...Read More

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