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PNS Daily Newscast - October 22, 2019 


Trump lashes out at critics who claim he abuses his office; a strike at JFK airport; gun control bills in Wisconsin; a possible link between air pollution and violent crime; and very close foreign elections.

2020Talks - October 22, 2019 


After a settlement instead of what would have been the first trial in the landmark court case on the opioid crisis, we look at what 2020 candidates want to do about drug pricing.

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Archive: October 14, 2015

Can concealed-carry laws prevent a mass shooting? Credit: DodgertonSkillhause/Morguefile<br /><br />

LANSING, Mich. - There was a packed house at a hearing Tuesday on a controversial gun bill. Senate Bill 442, introduced by Sen. Mike Green, R-Mayville, would prohibit open carry in schools, churches, hospitals and sports arenas, but allow concealed carry for licensed holders. A gap in the law curren ...Read More

John Knight, director of the LGBT and HIV Project at the ACLU of Illinois, says District 211 is violating federal rules over transgender discrimination. Credit: ACLU of Illinois

CHICAGO - A Chicago-area transgender student who identifies as female again is being denied access to a school locker room by district officials even though the federal Department of Education ordered the school to give her full access to the girls' locker room. John Knight, director of the LGBT an ...Read More

At a time when college majors  not degrees  can determine earnings potential, the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce has published research on salaries connected with 137 different college majors in Spanish.
Available In Spanish

AUSTIN, Texas - Hispanics have a new tool for choosing a college degree that can translate into higher earnings in the workplace, thanks to three new publications in Spanish from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Anthony Carnevale, the center's director, said getting ...Read More

Children with cancer benefit from the California Children's Services program. Credit:Frantab/iStock

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - About 180,000 California families with severely ill children are breathing a sigh of relief this week after Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 187, which reauthorized the California Children's Services program. Children in CCS get treatment for cystic fibrosis, pediatric canc ...Read More

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