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PNS Daily Newscast - August 21, 2019 


The Trump administration weakens banking regulations; and events this weekend mark the 400th anniversary of slavery in the United States. (Broadcaster Note: Our 6-min. newscast now has an optional outcue at 3 minutes: This is PNS.)

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Public News Service - ID: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

Boise, ID – What may be labeled fresh salmon, may also be served up with a side of parasites, bacteria and antibiotics. A report on salmon farming from the Pew Environment Group calls for increased oversight because of health risks, especially in fish from other countries. Salmon is popular

Boise, ID – The first frost of the season is a subtle reminder of the high heating bills to come. Those energy bills, plus rising consumer costs and the foreclosure crisis, are what's on the plate today at the Idaho Hunger Summit. More than 250 people from around the state are gathering to d

Boise, ID – It's a double-whammy for food banks in Idaho. Roger Simon with the Idaho Food Bank reports rising fuel costs are driving more families to seek food relief, while those same costs make it harder for food banks to keep up their supplies. People on fixed incomes and low-income familie

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 nothing to look out for Idaho's number one crop. Chuck Hassebrook of the Center for Rural Affairs says the proposal would hurt Idaho family farmers an

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