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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: January 30, 2019

Help with income-tax preparation from the AARP Foundation's Tax-Aide volunteers begins Friday in Idaho. (PrincessOfCamelot/Twenty20)

BOISE, Idaho - The AARP Foundation is back with free income-tax assistance for Idahoans and people across the country. Last year, the Tax-Aide program helped 31,000 folks in Idaho file their tax forms, ensuring them more than $20 million in refunds. The service is open to everyone, not just seniors ...Read More

Many lower-income Arizonans whose SNAP benefits are delayed could turn to local food banks for help. (@iheartcreative/Twenty20)

PHOENIX - The federal government shutdown has ended, if only temporarily, but the hardships brought on Arizonans who receive food assistance may continue. During the five-week hiatus, funds for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program were paid early to make su ...Read More

Fewer than 25 percent of New York City subway stations are considered wheelchair-accessible. (Dariya Dee/Twenty20)

NEW YORK - People with disabilities are rallying today at the site where a young mother died when she fell down subway stairs. Malaysia Goodman fell in the subway station at 53rd Street and Seventh Avenue on Monday as she was carrying her year-old daughter down the steps in a stroller. The daughter ...Read More

Sissonville English teacher Katrina Minney is not an officer with a teachers' union, but she did take part in last year's walkout. (Dan Heyman)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - What critics call a union-busting provision in a huge, fast-moving education bill in the West Virginia Legislature has many saying it's revenge for last year's successful teachers' strike. One part of omnibus Senate Bill 451 would make West Virginia teachers' unions get permissi ...Read More

Space heaters should be limited to one per room to avoid overloading a home's electrical system. (yourbestdigs.com/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The polar vortex has arrived in the Buckeye State, and energy experts have suggestions on how to keep homes warm, safely and efficiently. Furnaces work overtime in sub-zero temperatures, and utility companies recommend setting thermostats as low as possible for comfort and health. ...Read More

Career and technical schools can put students on the path to middle-class jobs straight out of high school. (shotput/Pixabay)

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Last year's state budget increased funding for career and technical schools in Pennsylvania for the first time in a decade, but education advocates say there's still a long way to go. That extra $10 million in the current state budget for schools that provide hands-on training and ...Read More

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