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PNS Daily Newscast - October 19, 2018 


Senator Corker demands the Trump administration share intelligence on the killing of a Washington Post columnist. Also on the Friday rundown: groups sue over the Texas border wall plan; and the soggy summer in some states may lead to higher pumpkin prices for Halloween.

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Hunger/Food/Nutrition

Boise, ID – For spuds, it's a dud. At least one agriculture expert says the latest U.S. Farm Bill proposal being considered in the Senate does ...Read More
Verona, VA – Surviving on leftovers hasn't been healthy for most family farmers in Virginia, and now they're asking for a seat at America's ...Read More
Minneapolis, MN – A coalition of Minnesota agriculture groups wants the new U.S. Farm Bill, now being hammered out in Congress, to better ...Read More
Newcastle, WY – Some Wyoming ranchers say they need labels to protect themselves and consumers. The demand comes after the USDA green-lighted ...Read More
Portland, OR - As winter approaches, the Oregon Food Bank Network is worried there will not be enough food to go around. Less support from the ...Read More
St. Paul, MN – Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison is asking Americans to spend the next week living on a food budget of a dollar a meal (or $21 ...Read More
Denver, CO – A study released this month found that Colorado is the "thinnest state." However, childhood obesity is on the rise and educators ...Read More
Fruits and vegetables are at the top of the list of healthy foods according to the USDA "Food Pyramid," and farmers in the nation's "salad bowl" want ...Read More
Madison, WI – The "Wisconsin Eat Local Challenge" kicks off today, encouraging Wisconsinites to spend 10 percent of their food dollars on ...Read More
Nashville, TN – A coalition is meeting in Nashville this weekend to talk about further reductions in the food tax. The tax on food groceries is ...Read More
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