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PNS Daily Newscast - November 15, 2019 


President Trump asks SCOTUS to block release of his tax returns; use of the death penalty is on the decline across the country; and a push to make nutrition part of the health-care debate.

2020Talks - November 15, 2019 


Former MA Gov. Deval Patrick is officially running for president, saying he can attract more Independents and moderate Republicans than other candidates.

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Public News Service - ID: Rural/Farming

KETCHUM, Idaho - With better weather in the forecast this week, sheep are expected to start moving onto grazing allotments in Central Idaho's Big Wood River Valley - an area also home to wolves - and local experts are standing by to try to make sure neither sheep nor wolves are killed. The Big Wood

BOISE, Idaho - Experts claim the recession is over, but many people in rural Idaho aren't seeing improvement yet. That's the gist of an economic listening tour of rural counties, and the stories about what families are facing are on their way to Congress. The director of United Vision for Idaho (U

BOISE, Idaho - Idahoans are headed for the hills - hunting season is officially underway. Deer and waterfowl seasons are open around the state, with elk opening over the next couple of weeks. Idaho Fish and Game predicts hunters have good odds to get a deer and bag some waterfowl, but scoring an elk

BOISE, Idaho - Public health watchdogs want to be sure mercury pollution in Idaho is not set in concrete. The Ash Grove Cement Company is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to exempt its Durkee plant just over the border in Eastern Oregon from new mercury pollution control requirements,

HAILEY, Idaho – Bright lights, brightly-colored fencing, and loud noises are three things wolves really dislike, and use of them is among strategies being deployed near Sun Valley to protect sheep and other livestock. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game, ranchers, and federal agencies have b

Boise, ID – While it’s unclear where the current strain of the swine flu originated and how it’s spreading, one expert says the clues point to industrial pig farms in the same area as the first documented cases in Veracruz, Mexico. Bob Martin, senior officer for Pew Environment G

Boise, ID – Hunger "by the book" in Idaho shows families living in rural counties more-commonly face the challenge of putting food on the table - compared to those living in cities. The new Idaho Hunger Atlas from the Idaho Hunger Relief Task Force is being unveiled today, featuring county-by-

Boise, ID – This is "Wolf Awareness Week" in Idaho, and it comes at a time when the controversial predator has just been put back on the Endangered Species List. One perspective being featured is from Allen Pinkham, a Nez Perce tribal elder and historian. Pinkham notes that wolves are not con

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