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PNS Daily Newscast - October 23, 2019 


A top US diplomat testifies that millions in military aid was held up over Trump demand for "Biden probe." Also on our rundown, a hearing today targets Big Oil and "climate denial."

2020Talks - October 23, 2019 


Facebook says it blocked four networks of social media accounts to prevent election interference; and Julin Castro announces he might not have enough cash on hand to keep the campaign going.

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Public News Service - IN: Urban Planning/Transportation

PHOTO: Trucks on Indiana roadways will face stricter fuel-efficiency standards under a new directive aimed at decreasing greenhouse gas emissions. Photo credit: morguefile.com.

INDIANAPOLIS - Big trucks making their way across Indiana will be held to tighter fuel standards in coming years. President Obama on Tuesday directed federal agencies to develop higher fuel-efficiency standards for medium and heavy-duty vehicles by March 2016. John Graham, dean of Indiana Universi

PHOTO: AARP Indiana offers a driver safety course to help anyone behind the wheel brush up on their skills.

INDIANAPOLIS - As Hoosiers reflect on ways to better themselves in the New Year, some experts say brushing up on driving skills is always a good resolution. While geared toward those aged 50 and older, AARP's Smart Driver course can help any driver learn the skills to stay safe behind the wheel. A

Photo: Rapid Transit Vehicle, Courtesy: Indy Connect

INDIANAPOLIS - A bill that would allow Indiana cities and counties to decide if they want to establish mass-transit districts is making its way through the Legislature. Bill author Jerry Torr, R-Carmel, says it would require a referendum. "Voters would have the opportunity to weigh in and let loca

INDIANAPOLIS - A letter is going out to Indiana's gubernatorial candidates - Democrat John Gregg and Republican Mike Pence - urging them to get on board with high-speed passenger rail in the Hoosier State. Tim Maloney, senior policy director for the Hoosier Environmental Council, says high-speed ra

INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana mass transit is an issue taking center stage at the Hoosier Environmental Council's annual "Greening the Statehouse" forum this Saturday, December 10. Council executive director Jesse Kharbanda says 96 cents of every dollar spent by the state on transportation goes to highways

INDIANAPOLIS - As the state moves forward with Section 4 of the extension of Highway I-69 across southwest Indiana, opposition continues to be raised. The Hoosier Environmental Council (HEC) believes current funding methods for the I-69 extension will take away from other Indiana road projects. T

INDIANAPOLIS - In just a few years, a new report predicts, almost 80 percent of Indianapolis residents age 65 and older will live in neighborhoods with poor transportation options other than driving - the seventh-worst rate in the nation when comparing metropolitan areas, The problem will be persis

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