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PNS Daily News - September 17, 2019 


Gas prices could jump today in response to the Saudi oil attack; energy efficiency jobs are booming in the U.S.; and a national call to promote election security.

2020Talks - September 17, 2019. (3 min.)  


Former Rep. John Delaney on the opioids crisis; a field organizer for Sen. Kamala Harris on campaigning in Iowa; and a President Donald Trump supporter who cares more about numbers than personalities.

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Archive: April 23, 2014

PHOTO: Healthy choices? An Ohio school district is standing out for its creative strategies to bring healthy meals and snacks to its students. Photo credit: Bob Nichols/U.S. Department of Agriculture.

CINCINNATI - With experts citing a link between nutrition and learning, an Ohio school district is standing out as a leader for bringing healthy food choices to students. Audrey Rowe, administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Services, and other leaders visited Cincin ...Read More

PHOTO: Walkability is one of the attributes of a livable community, and that's the topic of an AARP/Governing magazine forum today in St. Louis. Photo credit: 'skatemore' at morguefile.com

ST. LOUIS - It's the modern challenge - how to create a community that appeals to and meets the needs of residents of all ages - and one Missouri community is helping to lead the way. Livable communities are those which offer safe, walkable streets, age-friendly housing and transportation options, ...Read More

PHOTO: The 400,000 Marylanders who purchase

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - "Treasure the Chesapeake" and receive perks. A new "plate perks" program has been unveiled for the 400,000 Marylanders who purchase the special Treasure the Chesapeake license plates. Bay plate owners will receive preferred parking, as well as discounts on goods and services - in a ...Read More

PHOTO: Plaintiffs trying to overturn Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage are asking a judge to decide the case on the basis of legal briefs alone, rather than a public trial. Photo credit: Karen Arnold, publicdomainpictures.net.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Same-sex couples who want to marry in Pennsylvania, and others looking for the state to recognize their unions are hoping to speed up the process and get on with their lives. Lawyers challenging Pennsylvania's same-sex marriage ban have asked a federal judge to decide the case bas ...Read More

PHOTO: Since 1974, the WIC program has helped lower-income women and their young children with food assistance and nutrition education. Photo credit: National Archives and Records Administration.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - For decades, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) has helped some of Illinois' most vulnerable residents, and state leaders are celebrating its 40th anniversary. WIC provides food to help meet the nutritional needs of pregnant women, n ...Read More

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