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PNS Daily Newscast - November 13, 2019 


Public impeachment hearings in Washington; dreamers protest in Texas; roadless wilderness areas possibly at risk around the country; and an ozone indicating garden, at the North Carolina Governor's Mansion.

2020Talks - November 13, 2019 


Supreme Court hears DACA arguments, and likely will side with the Trump administration, but doesn't take up a gun manufacturer's appeal. Former SC Gov. Mark Sanford drops out of presidential race; and former President Jimmy Carter recovers from brain surgery.

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PHOTO: It's the first day of Autism Awareness Month, and efforts are also under way to build support for

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Nearly half of children on the autism spectrum are believed to engage in wandering, a behavior that can end in tragedy. The U.S. Senate is considering a bill known as Avonte's Law that would provide funding for police departments to purchase equipment that can help locate people wi ...Read More

PHOTO: Lawmakers leading the push for a statewide smoke-free law say progress was made this year even though the bill ultimately died in the Senate. Photo by Greg Stotelmyer.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - This year's legislative session, which ended last week, was the fifth straight year a statewide smoke-free bill failed to pass. As the gavel fell on the 2015 session, the bill's annual sponsor, Rep. Susan Westrom, D-Lexington, tweeted, "Maybe not perfection, but certainly progress! ...Read More

PHOTO: According to a recent survey, 85 percent of Wisconsinites actively support recycling. All four of the state's professional recycling organizations have come out strongly against proposed cuts to the state's recycling programs, saying the cuts would move the state backward. Photo credit: co.saint-croix.wi.us

WAUSAU, Wis. - All four of the state's professional recycling organizations have come out strongly against proposed cuts of more than $4 million in financial assistance to local governments in the state's budget. Supporters of the cuts say local governments can pick up the slack and that the cuts a ...Read More

PHOTO: Today is National Walking Day, and in Minnesota it's also the start of the 30 Days of Biking Challenge. Photo credit: Elizabeth/Flickr.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Across Minnesota today, children and adults will be taking steps toward a healthier lifestyle. This is National Walking Day from the American Heart Association. State Rep. Kim Norton, DFL-Rochester, said it's also the kickoff of Minnesota's 30 Days of Biking Challenge, encouraging ...Read More

IMAGE: Today is National Walking Day, as kids and adults across North Dakota are being encouraged to starting taking some steps toward better health. Image credit: American Heart Association.

BISMARCK, N.D. - All across North Dakota today, residents young and old are being urged to grab their sneakers, lace them up and get moving toward a healthier and longer life. This is National Walking Day from the American Heart Association. Sanford Health cardiologist Dr. Richard Howard said a hab ...Read More

PHOTO: Better treatment of Idaho farmworkers and recognition of their importance in the food system are part of the National Farmworker Awareness campaign. Photo credit: Brian Prechtel, USDA Agricultural Research Service.

CALDWELL, Idaho - Farm-to-school programs and buying local food are popular trends in Idaho, and the route those foods take to get to the plate are being highlighted for National Farmworker Awareness - a spring campaign that coincides with crop planting. Migrant and seasonal workers are key for pla ...Read More

PHOTO: Rising temperatures are threatening the habitat of the American mountain goat, such as this one seen on Colorado's Mount Huron, considered by some to be the greatest mountaineer the peaks have ever known. Photo credit: Robert Shepherd/Wikimedia Commons.

DENVER - The American mountain goat has been called the greatest mountaineer the peaks have ever known, but now that high altitudes are warming - at a rate two to three times faster than the rest of the planet - the animals' future is less than certain. Bruce Smith, a wildlife biologist and author, ...Read More

PHOTO: Online job listings show a mixed outlook for college graduates in New York, according to a new report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Photo credit: Qi Le/Flickr

NEW YORK - Online job listings show a mixed outlook for college graduates in New York, according to a new report. The study by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce used online job ads to check the health of college labor markets around the nation. Lead author and center d ...Read More

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