Newscasts

PNS Daily News - October 15, 2019 


U.S. reacts to Turkish offensive, Ft. Worth police officer charged with murder, a tax break for New Mexico families, and what's important to know about roadkill in Nevada.

2020Talks - October 16, 2019 


Last night in Ohio the fourth Democratic debate covered issues from health care, gun control and abortion to the Turkish invasion of Syria. What's clear: Sen. Elizabeth Warren has replaced former VP Joe Biden as the centerstage target.

Daily Newscasts

Archive: May 7, 2019

Many North Carolina clergy members say they support harm-reduction programs such as needle exchanges. (Adobe Stock)

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina's clergy are gathering in cities across the state to talk about the opioid crisis. A recent survey found more than 70 percent of clergy in North Carolina say their congregations have been affected by opioids. Barriers to accessing substance abuse and mental-hea ...Read More

The Trump administration would have to approve a new Colorado law creating a public health insurance option under the Affordable Care Act. (Pixabay)

DENVER — Colorado health-care advocates celebrated wins after the close of the 2019 legislative session, and now are working to ensure programs are implemented. Bills headed to Gov. Jared Polis' desk include the addition of a public insurance option, a measure allowing the state to buy medicin ...Read More

More than half of Illinois' 182,000 registered nurses work in hospital or acute-care settings. <br />(James/Adobe Stock)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — It's National Nurses Week, and advocates for the profession are continuing their fight for safer working conditions. There is no limit in Illinois as to how many patients an RN can treat at one time. According to Alice Johnson, executive director of the Illinois Nurses As ...Read More

The clean-energy sector already provides nearly 83,000 jobs in Washington state. (agnormark/Abode Stock)

SEATTLE — Gov. Jay Inslee is signing one of the most comprehensive clean energy bills in the country today. Washington state lawmakers passed Senate Bill 5116 last month, committing the state to a carbon-free electricity grid by 2045, and the bill lays out, step by step, how it will get there. ...Read More

Strokes are the fifth-leading cause of death for adults in the United States and the number-one cause of disability. (creative commons/c la ms)

DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa nurse says the recent deaths of two Hollywood celebrities in their 50s from stroke should be a wake-up call for those who think they're too young to worry. Victoria Borges with Methodist Medical Center said she became a champion for stroke prevention after her moth ...Read More

The National Institute on Drug Abuse says about 30% of teens who vape start smoking within six months, compared with about 8% of non-users.(Vaping 360/Creative Commons)

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. — Supporters are speaking out this week in favor of a pair of controversial anti-vaping bills - with opponents saying they don't go far enough. Senate Bills 106 and 155 would ban the sale of e-cigarettes and vaping products to minors and impose fines of up to $2,500 on retai ...Read More

Eviction can not only create housing instability, it can also make it more difficult to apply for credit down the road. (Elnur/Adobe Stock)

INDIANAPOLIS — A new analysis of eviction rates in Indiana's largest county provides insight into how the problem might be better addressed across the state. The data from the Indiana University Public Policy Institute's Center for Research and Social Policy reveals that Marion County accoun ...Read More

1 of 1 pages   1