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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: June 29, 2015

Knowing CPR could determine whether someone lives or dies after cardiac arrest. Credit: cpr.org

OAK CREEK, Wis. – Now that summer is officially here with all the outdoor activities that go along with it, knowing CPR and not being afraid to help someone in distress are vital skills. Lt. Scott Kasten, a paramedic with the Oak Creek Fire Department, says everyone should know CPR. "It can ...Read More

PHOTO: You can still check out books at Minnesota libraries such as Thorson Memorial in Elbow Lake, but there's much more than happening these days at these community cornerstones. Photo courtesy Thorson Memorial Library.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – It's a new chapter for many Minnesota libraries, with a transition in these changing times to becoming a cornerstone for communities beyond just the offering of books. At Thorson Memorial Library in Elbow Lake, one focus over the past few years has been on programming that ...Read More

PHOTO: Cooling assistance is available during the hot summer months for some of Ohio's most vulnerable residents. The Summer Crisis Program begins July 1 and runs through August 31. Photo credit: Mr. TinDC/Flickr.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – As Ohioans try to beat the heat this summer, help is available for some vulnerable residents who struggle to stay cool. The state’s Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program begins Wednesday. It provides a one-time benefit to help offset the costs of higher electric ...Read More

Crab grass is a new invasive species showing up in Montana lawns because of milder winters. Credit: Pixabay.com.

BOZEMAN, Mont. - Montana gardeners have seen some surprises this year. New pests, diseases and invasive species are presenting challenges as the U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones move north. Toby Day is a Montana State University Extension horticulture specialist who coordinates the mas ...Read More

Financial advisers say summer jobs offer the opportunity to build financial skills like saving, investing, and budgeting. Credit: mconnors/morguefile.com

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Whether it involves retail or restaurants, lifeguarding or lawn care, the summer hiring forecast for teens has improved over recent years, but financial advisers say the next step toward true independence is making sure young people know how to manage their earnings. ...Read More

Thousands are injured nationwide each year when celebrating the Fourth of July with fireworks. Credit: Jeff Meyer/Flickr.

BISMARCK, N.D. - With the Fourth of July quickly approaching, those North Dakotans who will be celebrating America's independence with fireworks are being reminded of the dangers to people and property. State Fire Marshal Raymond Lambert says while fireworks can be a fun way to mark the holiday, th ...Read More

PHOTO: A new initiative in 25 cities, including Chicago, is working to promote economic success for veterans and their families through educational and employment opportunities. Photo credit: U.S. Army Material Command.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - There are an estimated 76,000 post-9/11 veterans living in Illinois, a number that's expected to rise as more return home. Experts say these veterans face a multitude of challenges, including an economy with limited job openings. The director of the U.S. Veterans Affairs Offic ...Read More

PHOTO: Before hanging the Stars and Stripes to celebrate the Fourth of July, the United States Flag Code calls for specific procedures to ensure any flag displayed is shown respect. Photo credit: D.Medina/Morguefile.

INDIANAPOLIS - Flags are popping up all over Indiana as the Fourth of July approaches. But there are some important dos and don'ts to consider before flying Old Glory. The U.S. Flag Code became public law in 1942 and specifies the exact rules for use and display of the flag. Mike Buss, deputy dir ...Read More

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