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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Archive: May 13, 2015

PHOTO: Making improvements to lighting, heating and cooling in multifamily rental units across Missouri could yield big savings for building owners, consumers and the environment, according to a new study. Photo credit: dhester/

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - When it comes to helping Missourians save money and the environment, a new study finds that making rental units more energy efficient would go a long way. There are more than 220,000 units of multifamily affordable housing in Missouri, and Michael Bodaken, executive director o ...Read More

Photo: The discussion begins on how North Carolina should spend its $400 million surplus. Photo credit: cohdra/

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina coffers are flush with cash at the end of this budget cycle - $400 million, to be exact. The surplus is due largely to a decrease in state tax credits available to individuals. While Gov. Pat McCrory and other lawmakers already are discussing how to spend the money, A ...Read More

PHOTO: The Ohio Department of Medicaid has agreed to reinstate coverage for an estimated 150,000 people who were dropped during its annual reauthorization process earlier this year. Photo credit: Jasleen_kaur/Flickr.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - More than 150,000 Ohioans who were dropped from the Medicaid rolls early this year now will have their benefits restored. The Legal Aid Society of Columbus filed a lawsuit in March, claiming that the Ohio Department of Medicaid failed to follow required guidelines during the annual ...Read More

PHOTO: The latest major earthquake to hit Nepal comes as a seismology team from the University of Nevada-Reno is there studying the causes and impact of the magnitude 7.8 quake that struck on April 25, killing 8,000 people. Photo courtesy University of Nevada-Reno.

RENO, Nev. - A seismologist from the University of Nevada-Reno and two of his graduate students have been on the ground in Nepal, a nation dealing with another deadly earthquake this week. University spokesman Mike Wolterbeek said Professor Steve Wesnousky left Nepal just a few hours before the mag ...Read More

PHOTO: Arizona's spending cuts to colleges and universities are the highest in the nation, and have resulted in skyrocketing tuition costs for students and families, according to a new report. Photo credit: U.S. Department of Education.

PHOENIX - Arizona is leading the nation when it comes to cutting funding for colleges and universities, according to a new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. In inflation-adjusted dollars, said report co-author Michael Mitchell, a policy analyst at the center, Arizona's per-stu ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report finds that immigrants in Colorado contribute billions of dollars to the state's economy, are more likely to work for a living, and are job creators. Photo credit: Tano4595/Wikimedia Commons.

DENVER - Immigrants in Colorado are a crucial - and growing - part of the state's economy, according to a new report. The number of foreign-born Coloradans grew by 35 percent from 2000 to 2013, adding $21 billion to the Gross State Product and generating more than $43 billion in goods and services. ...Read More

PHOTO: A new Purdue University report forecasts nearly 58,000 new jobs in the United States in the next five years in food and agriculture, renewable natural resources and environment-related industries. Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Agriculture

INDIANAPOLIS - With a growing global population comes a need for highly skilled workers to support food, agriculture and natural-resources industries, Indiana researchers say. According to an employment outlook led by Allan Goecker, assistant dean emeritus at Purdue University's College of Agricult ...Read More

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