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PNS Daily Newscast - November 13, 2019 


Public impeachment hearings in Washington; dreamers protest in Texas; roadless wilderness areas possibly at risk around the country; and an ozone indicating garden, at the North Carolina Governor's Mansion.

2020Talks - November 13, 2019 


Supreme Court hears DACA arguments, and likely will side with the Trump administration, but doesn't take up a gun manufacturer's appeal. Former SC Gov. Mark Sanford drops out of presidential race; and former President Jimmy Carter recovers from brain surgery.

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Public News Service - FL: Youth

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Few things in life are guaranteed, but many Florida parents who want to be sure they can afford a college education for their children participate in the state's pre-paid college plan. The annual sign-up period starts today for the Florida Pre-Paid College Plan. The plan is one

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - While the U.S. House of Representatives stands ready to vote on health reform legislation, a new report finds, if passed, it would bring coverage to an additional two million Floridians by 2013, and would increase regulations that protect consumers. The report, released by Famili

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Federal regulators now have more authority to control what goes into cigarettes, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is flexing its new muscle by banning most flavored cigarettes from being made, imported, distributed or sold in the United States. Such spice flavors as clo

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - With all eyes this week on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, which is expected to act on health care reform, advocates for Florida seniors credit President Obama with playing a key role as 'myth-buster-in-chief' in his speech to a joint session of Congress. AARP Florida sta

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - As the Florida congressional delegation returns to Washington this week to re-open debate on health care reform, the Florida AFL-CIO is keeping the pressure on to pass health care reform legislation. Union spokesperson Rich Templin says the need is clear, citing a recent study th

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - As many as 1.5 million low-income, uninsured Floridians soon may be eligible for health care coverage through Medicaid, if the main proposals for reform being debated in Congress pass. That's according to a new report released by health care advocacy group Florida CHAIN. It found

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida has slipped from 35th to 36th in the new "Kids Count" report, a ranking by state on the well-being of children. While the state improved on some measures, it ranked in the lowest ten states in terms of high school dropout rates; teens who are neither in school nor working

As Congress works on health care reform bills in Washington, a new report highlights the growing need here in Florida. More than 3,500 people a week are expected to lose their health coverage in the next two years in the Sunshine State, according to a Families USA study. That would mean over half a

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