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PNS Daily News - December 6, 2019 


A Trump impeachment vote in the House could come before Christmas; students rally for climate action again today; and other-abled workers fuel a vertical farm in Wyoming.

2020Talks - December 6, 2019 


Impeachment is ramping up, and so is Iowa campaigning and Democratic endorsements. 2004 Democratic nominee John Kerry endorsed former VP Joe Biden, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders, and VoteVets endorsed Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Archive: April 8, 2015

PHOTO: The Tennessee Department of Health is reminding consumers about the importance of protection from mosquitoes, particularly when traveling in the Caribbean and Central and South America. Photo credit: Filiford/morguefile.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - As thousands of Tennesseans return from their spring-break beach vacations or plan a summer trip, the Tennessee Department of Health is reminding travelers about the importance of protection from mosquitoes. Of particular concern, said state entomologist Abelardo Moncayo, are tho ...Read More

PHOTO: The 2013 explosion in West, Texas, killed 15 and caused as much as $230 million in damages, a number dwarfed by the West Fertilizer Co.'s $1 million insurance policy. A bill in the Texas Legislature proposes using private market forces to ensure safe storage of ammonium nitrate. Photo credit: Shane.Torgerson/Wikimedia Commons.

AUSTIN, Texas - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board called the 2013 fire and explosion of ammonium nitrate at West Fertilizer Co. the "worst chemical accident in its history." The blast killed 15 people, and caused more than $100 million in property damages. But the fertilizer plant only carried $1 milli ...Read More

PHOTO: One in six Nevadans lives with hunger, despite the nation's economy recovering, according to a new report from the Food Research and Action Center. Photo courtesy Federal Emergency Management Agency.

RENO, Nev. - Despite the economic recovery, one in six people - or 17 percent of Nevadans - live with hunger on an ongoing basis, according to a new report from the Food Research and Action Center. Jocelyn Lantrip, marketing director for the Food Bank of Northern Nevada, said many of her organizati ...Read More

PHOTO: About 17 percent of Missourians have struggled to afford food at some point during the past 12 months, according to a new report from the Food Research and Action Center. Photo credit: gleangenie/morguefile.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Despite some signs that the economy is improving, too many Missourians still are struggling to feed their families, according to a new report. The study from the Food Research and Action Center found that nearly 17-percent of Missourians, or one in six households, have experie ...Read More

PHOTO: Montana's Smith River has made the top 10 list for most endangered rivers, issued by the group American Rivers. Plans for a large copper mine are listed as a threat to the waterway.    Photo credit: Fish Eye Guy Photography.

BOZEMAN, Mont. - Montana's Smith River has made the top 10 list for most endangered rivers, issued by the group American Rivers. Waterways on the list each year are considered at high risk of pollution or other impairments because of development decisions expected in the coming year. In the case of ...Read More

PHOTO: Ohio lawmakers are considering the Ohio Fair Hiring Act, which would prevent the automatic disqualification of qualified applicants with criminal backgrounds during the hiring process for public employment. Photo credit: DodgertonSkillhause/Morguefile.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio lawmakers are considering legislation that supporters say would give legal meaning to the spiritual notion of redemption. House Bill 56, known as "The Ohio Fair Hiring Act," prohibits inquiries into an applicant's criminal background during the general application portion of t ...Read More

PHOTO: The number of Minnesota child-care providers participating in the Parent Aware voluntary rating system is now at about 1,900 and continues to grow. Photo credit: U.S. Army/Flickr.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The number of Minnesota child-care providers helping to raise the bar on quality continues to grow, but a new study also finds there is plenty of room for more to get on board. Parent Aware is a voluntary program that rates providers on a scale of one to four stars, allowing famil ...Read More

PHOTO: The 2015 list of the nation's 10

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota has long been the "Land of 10,000 Lakes" and it's now also the home of one of the most endangered rivers in the nation. The group American Rivers' 2015 list of the 10 "most endangered rivers" includes the St. Louis River. It's facing threats from heavy metal and sulfide ...Read More

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