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PNS Daily Newscast - December 13, 2018 


Trump fixer Michael Cohen gets three years, and Trump calls him a liar. Also on the Thursday rundown: higher smoking rates causing some states to fall in health rankings; and the Farm Bill helps wilderness areas.

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Public News Service - IA: Oceans

DES MOINES, Iowa - One of the biggest expenses for Iowa farmers is the fertilizer they apply to their cropland. And sometimes, that fertilizer barely stays put where it belongs before heavy rains, like we had this weekend, wash it into rivers and downstream to the Mississippi River. It ends up in th

DUBUQUE, Iowa - A brand-new exhibit at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium was supposed to be filled with sharks, rays and other fish common to the Gulf of Mexico. Instead, it shows what the water looks like now, with millions of gallons of oil in it. Museum Executive Director Jerry

Iowa City, IA - Can organic fish come from "down on the farm" -- when the farm is the aquatic version of a feedlot? The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is meeting this week to decide whether to apply its organic label to farmed salmon raised in open ne

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