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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: May 12, 2014

ASHLAND, Ky. - According to experts, after surviving domestic violence the next big step on a victim's path to recovery is self-sufficiency. It's a path that thousands of survivors across Kentucky are following, thanks in part to support from the Allstate Foundation. One example is Parthenia Fergu ...Read More

PHOTO: Richard Brandt, Portland, secures a new wire on a boundary fence at Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge in southern Oregon. Replacing the bottom line of barbed wire with smooth wire makes the fencing safer for the antelope that migrate through the area. Photo courtesy Oregon Natural Desert Assn.

LAKEVIEW, Ore. - Good fences may make good neighbors, unless those neighbors are pronghorn antelope. A crew of volunteers is working to make fences more critter-friendly around Oregon's Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge. Pronghorn don't jump over fences, they squeeze under them, so traditiona ...Read More

PHOTO: Brewer Kevin Klein tests the wares during the beer-making process. Since water is beer's chief ingredient, water quality is a critical factor. Photo courtesy NW Peaks Brewery.

SEATTLE - Craft brewing is a booming business in Washington, and some local breweries have chosen water quality as a cause they're eager to champion. A growing number of them are joining the Washington Brewshed Alliance. They're speaking up, in partnership with the conservation community, to preserv ...Read More

PHOTO: There's a right way and a wrong way to go about buying a safe child car seat, and safety experts say buying a second-hand child car seat is almost always a bad idea. Photo credit: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

MADISON, Wis. - While it's tempting to save money by buying a used child car seat at a rummage sale or thrift store, it probably is a mistake, says Nicole Vesely, Safe Kids Coordinator at American Family Children's Hospital in Madison. Unless you know the history of that particular seat, she says yo ...Read More

PHOTO: A group of retired military leaders has come out in support of Minnesota's Safe Routes to School bill, saying it's a matter of national security to improve the health of children, who are the country's future soldiers. Photo credit: Joe Goldberg/Flickr

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The 2014 legislature is quickly coming to a close, and one of the last big tasks is the passage of a bonding bill. It includes a measure that is finding an ally among the armed forces. Retired Brig. Gen. Denny Shulstad, Edina, is a member of "Mission: Readiness," a group of hundr ...Read More

PHOTO: The Legislature has passed a bill to bring new standards to the treatment and care of pregnant and postpartum inmates, with a goal of healthy babies despite the circumstances. Photo credit: Frank de Kleine/Flickr

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Following unanimous approval in both the Minnesota House and Senate, what will be the first state law to consider the unique needs of pregnant inmates now just awaits the signature of Gov. Mark Dayton. The legislation seeks to ensure that these incarcerated women are safe and healt ...Read More

PHOTO: The Nevada Highway Patrol is cautioning the public about a possible identity-theft scam involving traffic accidents. Photo courtesy Nevada Highway Patrol.

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Nevada Highway Patrol is cautioning the public about a possible identity-theft scam involving traffic accidents. Trooper Loy Hixson says two suspects recently collected information from the two parties involved in a crash in the Las Vegas area. The suspects arrived at ...Read More

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Programs that help at-risk youth are getting a shot in the arm, thanks to an innovative project in Illinois. "Pay for Success" invests private dollars into social programs, which are then paid back by the state when results are achieved. Deputy Gov. Cristal Thomas says the firs ...Read More

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