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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Public News Service - KY: Community Issues and Volunteering

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Public health advocates say public opinion supports a statewide smoking ban, and they're cautiously optimistic state lawmakers will green-light the idea this legislative session. Dozens of groups are united behind the "Smoke-Free Kentucky" campaign, and they rallied in the Capitol T

FRANKFORT, Ky. - More and more Kentuckians are struggling to make ends meet, according to U.S. Census numbers that show a modest growth in population, and more people trapped in poverty. The American Community Survey reports 18 percent of Kentuckians are among the most economically disadvantaged in

WINCHESTER, Ky. - East Kentucky Power Cooperative (EKPC) and environmental groups, once at odds over plans to build a coal-fired power plant, are now united in the search for greener energy options. Their agreement comes as the power company agrees to scratch the plant idea. The cooperative recently

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. - An Eastern Kentucky man who has dedicated his life to providing legal services to the poor and senior citizens has earned the AARP Kentucky top volunteer honor. John Rosenberg, an attorney and retired founder of the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, is the recipi

FRANKFORT, Ky. - It's a party with a global purpose: fighting climate change. Kentucky residents from east to west will roll up their sleeves Sunday, 10.10.10, to show their commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Dozens of Kentucky volunteers, like Wallace McMullen, will install solar pa

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. - Health and youth advocates want kids to stride or spin their way to a healthier, active lifestyle as the month-long "walk to school" effort kicks off nationwide and in Kentucky. According to Andrea Plummer, the Kentucky Safe Routes to School Network organizer, students in Bowl

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A $2 million grant awarded to the Bluegrass State seeks to improve Kentuckians' health. And the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky will match that money dollar-for-dollar, making $4 million available to up to 10 low-income and rural communities. The organization's executive directo

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Business, education and government groups in Kentucky are uniting to wage a war against obesity. The Bluegrass State tips the scales as the fourth-most-obese state in the nation, with 70 percent of the state's adults considered overweight. The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is h

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