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PNS Daily Newscast - October 21, 2019 


G-7 meeting may move to Camp David; conservation groups sound alarm about acting BLM chief; NC suit aims to change solitary confinement policy there; questions about Amazon Ring coordination with police; and microbes might help in earthquakes.

2020Talks - October 21, 2019 


2016 candidate Hillary Clinton says Russia is "grooming" Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for a third-party run. And Sen. Bernie Sanders has biggest Democratic campaign event this season so far.

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Public News Service - ID: Rural/Farming

A new generation of farmers and ranchers need to be cultivated for Idaho. Most farmers are approaching retirement, and sons and daughters aren't traditionally standing by to take over anymore. But breaking into the agriculture business can be tricky, according to Traci Bruckner with the Center for R

Sowing the seeds of rural economic development in Idaho may mean looking beyond the farm. Cultivating small businesses may be the fertilizer small towns need to stay healthy. Chuck Hassebrook with the Center for Rural Affairs says the next Farm Bill should include small business assistance along wi

Life in rural Idaho may need some economic resuscitation to keep small communities thriving. The next federal Farm Bill is looked at as a lifeline, according to Dan Owens with the Center for Rural Affairs. He sees it as an opportunity to breathe new life into small farms and towns. "We need strat

Boise, ID - When it comes to Idaho's small towns, bigger is not always better. That was the conclusion this week during a meeting about prospective content for the next U.S. Farm Bill. It's a massive and complex piece of legislation that deals not just with agricultural issues, but with rural econom

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