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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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Delegates crowd the stage at the Democratic National Convention, many carrying signs that say

BOISE, Idaho - Many of Idaho's delegates to the Democratic National Convention are still calling for unity, despite the dust up that has now claimed the job of party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz. This weekend Wikileaks published emails showing some staffers at the Democratic National Committee dis

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BOISE, Idaho — A major protest outside the Republican National Convention Tuesday will address anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies. Organizers of the Community Unity to Stop the Hate march hope to fill Cleveland's Public Square even as Idaho's delegates to the convention prepare

Idaho's 2015 Andrus Award winner, Duane Brown, helps a client of the AARP Foundation's Tax Aide program. (AARP Idaho)

BOISE, Idaho -- Every year for more than a decade, AARP Idaho has honored a community volunteer whose work shines above the rest, and the deadline for the 2016 nominations is one week away -- next Friday, June 3. The Andrus Award isn't named for Idaho's famous former governor, Cecil Andrus, but for

Today is the statewide primary election for all non-presidential races in Idaho. (vepar5/iStockphoto)

BOISE, Idaho - Today is primary election day for all non-presidential races in Idaho and many groups across the state are urging voters to make their voices heard. The races to be decided include school bond measures, the makeup of the state Supreme Court, and many state legislators who could infl

Wednesday is international Denim Day, an observance when everyone is asked to wear jeans to show their support for victims of sexual assault. (jppi/morguefile)

BOISE, Idaho - Advocates for victims of sexual assault are calling on people to wear denim tomorrow for international Denim Day. It began in 1992, when a judge in Italy overturned a rape conviction, saying that because the victim wore tight jeans, she must have helped her attacker remove them, ther

The Idaho Democratic caucus is Tuesday night, and venues have been added around the state to accommodate a surge in interest. (vepar5/iStockphotos

BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Democratic Caucus is tomorrow night, and the party has had such a huge surge in interest, several locations have had to switch or add venues to accommodate the anticipated crowds. In Ada County, the caucus will still be at the Boise Centre on the Grove, but a second site h

Low-wage workers are rallying today in Boise, supporting a bill to raise the state minimum wage.(cohdra/morguefile)

BOISE, Idaho - Low-wage workers are protesting today at the state Capitol, filling the third-floor rotunda to greet House members as they enter the chambers and asking for a hearing on a bill to raise the state minimum wage. House Bill 400 is stuck in the House Ways and Means Committee, where the l

This billboard has drawn criticism from the Idaho Democratic Party because it omits information about the March 22 Democratic primary. (Idaho Democratic Party)

BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Democratic Party is crying foul, because 22 billboards put up across the state by the Secretary of State's office only mentions the March 8 presidential primary, which is solely for the Republican and Constitution parties. The signs do not list the March 22 Democrati

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