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PNS Daily Newscast - November 14, 2019 


New evidence arises from the first impeachment hearing; one in four federal student loan borrowers defaults early on; and growing proof that vaping isn't the healthy alternative it was thought to be.

2020Talks - November 14, 2019 


It's World Diabetes Day, and health care, including the high cost of insulin and other drugs, is a top issue for many voters. Plus, do early states like Iowa and New Hampshire have an outsized role in the nomination process?

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Public News Service - ID: Immigrant

Boise, ID – There's a new kind of "Welcome Wagon" in Idaho. The "Welcoming Idaho Initiative" features advertisements, now popping up across the state, to let newcomers know that Idaho really is a friendly place. Leo Morales with the Idaho Community Action Network says human rights groups and c

Boise , ID – Secrecy is becoming a more common theme for government, according to a new report that tracks how state and federal governments keep information from the public. Report coauthor Patrice McDermott, with the watchdog organization OpenTheGovernment.org, says "National Security Letter

It's immigration week for the U.S. Senate as it takes up an immigration reform bill loaded with more than 100 amendments. More than 1,000 Idahoans are letting Congress know that family should come first in the immigration debate. Alicia Clements with the Idaho Community Action Network believes rece

Thousands rallied in Boise Sunday to call for immigration reform. Families from around the state made the trip to talk about how the immigration system could be improved. They want a system that keeps families together, and an end to immigration raids. They believe the issue has come to a boiling po

Boise, ID - What do construction services, trucking lines, mechanics, landscaping and taxi companies have in common? They're all on the list of new small businesses in Idaho started this year by immigrants and refugees. Many have used so-called "micro-loans," small advances of cash to get the compan

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