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PNS Daily News - December 11, 2019 


U.S. House to vote on two articles of impeachment; $1.4 trillion in planned oil & gas development said to put the world in "bright red level" of climate crisis; anti-protest legislation moves forward in Ohio; "forest farming" moves forward in Appalachia; and someone's putting cowboy hats on pigeons in Nevada.

2020Talks - December 11, 2019 


18 years ago today, China joined the WTO. Now, China's in a trade war with the U.S. Also, House Democrats and the Trump administration made a deal to move forward with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement.

Public News Service - IN: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

INDIANAPOLIS - Putting food on the holiday table is especially difficult this year for those who are struggling to make ends meet in Indiana. A reduction in food assistance benefits last month meant about $36 less in food stamp benefits per month for a family of four. That has resulted in longer li

PHOTO: Indiana's deer population is growing, and with it come concerns about overgrazing forests and increased risk of car-deer collisions on the roadways. Experts say it will take compromise and a coordinated effort to find the best solution. Photo credit: Matt Miller, The Nature Conservancy.

INDIANAPOLIS - Many Hoosiers consider deer to be majestic creatures in nature, but some conservationists are voicing concerns about the dangers of deer overpopulation. At the turn of the 20th century, there were actually no deer in Indiana, but by the 1980s, expansion efforts had been successful and

PHOTO: It's National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, and students in Indiana are among those learning more about ways to advocate for and help those in need. Photo courtesy of ardelfin.

INDIANAPOLIS – Students in Indiana are among those nationwide who are bringing awareness to pressing social issues as part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. An estimated 16 percent of Hoosiers live in poverty, including many who seek shelter or have a difficult time finding

PHOTO: Indiana Health leaders are using

INDIANAPOLIS - Antibiotics save lives, but medical experts say their overuse has led to the development of resistant bacteria, making antibiotics ineffective in treating certain conditions. According to Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. William VanNess, we're paying the price for medical practic

PHOTO: An IU Law professor is questioning the constitutionality of Indiana’s so-called Ag-Gag bill - a measure supporters say will protect farmers from exploitation by activist groups.

INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana University law professor is questioning the constitutionality of Indiana's so-called Ag-Gag bill, a measure supporters claim will protect farmers from exploitation by activist groups. Senate Bill 373 will be heard next on the floor of the Indiana House after passing a com

Photo: registered dietician Kim Galeaz   Photo credit: Kim Galeaz

INDIANAPOLIS - With kids back in school, Hoosier parents are reminded that eating right is important for children's bodies as well as their brains. Registered dietician Kim Galeaz says parents need to get creative with making school lunches. She says start with sandwiches and change up the bread...

GRAPHIC: Screenshot of Gleaners website.

INDIANAPOLIS - Hunger is getting worse - not better - in Indiana. That's why NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon is teaming with AARP and the Drive to End Hunger. AARP spokesman Jim Dau says 20 percent of older Hoosiers reported struggling to pay for food in the past year. "Across the country there are 9 m

INDIANAPOLIS - For 20 years, United States postal workers have been collecting food donations to help in their "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive. June Lyle, state director of AARP Indiana, says there's great concern for seniors who don't have access to enough food. "Nationwide, there are nearly 9 mil

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