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PNS Daily Newscast - November 18, 2019 


President Trump invited to testify in person or in writing, says Pelosi; a battle over the worth of rooftop-solar electricity when it's sold back to the grid; the flu gets an early start; and the value of Texas family caregivers.

2020Talks - November 18, 2019 


Former Pres. Barack Obama cautioned Democrats to be more moderate, and incumbent Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wins over Trump-backed Republican opponent.

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Archive: October 8, 2018

Wisconsin has two statutes governing access to public meetings and records. (Pixabay)

MADISON, Wis. — Open-government groups say the public should be outraged over a Racine County judge's decision to hold a county alderwoman in contempt of court. Sandy Weidner was found in contempt by Judge Eugene Gasiorkiewicz for discussing a sealed court case with reporters from the Milwau ...Read More

The risk of SIDS can be greatly reduced by always placing babies on their backs while sleeping.<br />(Pixabay)

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Hundreds of babies die of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in the U.S. each year, and Kentucky safety experts are sharing valuable information to help prevent future tragedies. Pam Darnall is president and CEO of Family and Children's Place, which runs a local HANDS program. HAN ...Read More

Ebel Grasslands Ranch sits on 525 acres of native grasses near Sulphur Springs, where it has been a family farm for more than 100 years. (Ebel Grasslands Ranch)

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas — While Senators were moving forward with the confirmation of the next Supreme Court justice, what wasn't moving on Capitol Hill was the Farm Bill that expired a week ago. While the legislation largely stalled over the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the peo ...Read More

National Week of Conversation, which runs through Oct. 13, encourages people of all stripes coast to coast to connect with one another and be more civicly engaged. (Pixabay)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – This week, a national movement is helping people to listen and exchange ideas instead of shunning others with differing views. The second National Week of Conversation has organizers hoping to temper political furies and divide by encouraging people to have #ListenFirst conv ...Read More

Natural gas pipeline projects through the rugged Appalachian Mountains inevitably run into serious slope erosion problems. (Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition)

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Construction on two huge gas pipelines through West Virginia and Virginia has repeatedly stopped and restarted, as the 4th federal circuit court stalls permits. Last week, the court vacated a Clean Water Act permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline. The court had also sto ...Read More

Ohio has the fourth highest prison population in the United States. (Lisa Pasquinelli Rickey/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio's adult prison population last year fell below 50,000 for the first time in four years, but the correctional system still is bursting at the seams. Currently at 130 percent capacity, Ohio has the fourth highest prison population in the country. Stephen JohnsonGrove, d ...Read More

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