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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

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The economic downturn has hit seniors especially hard, but help for older Kentuckians may be on the way - if Congress takes action. For the first time since the automatic Social Security cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, began in 1975, seniors may not receive an increase in 2010.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Every two years, states are required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to count the homeless in their communities. Kentucky conducts this "point-in-time" count annually, over a 24-hour period at the end of January. The bad economy has forced many people out of

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Death penalty opponents from around the country are holding their annual conference in Louisville starting today, and one issue likely to come up for discussion is at the center of a bill now before the Kentucky House. Susannah Sheffer, program staffer with the group Murder Vict

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Frigid temperatures have many Kentuckians concerned they may not be able to pay their home heating bills this winter. However, a program announced last week in Louisville is coming to the aid of families facing home-heating emergencies. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Federal stimulus money flowing from Washington to Frankfort is helping hundreds of Kentuckians either to stay in their homes or avoid becoming homeless altogether, to the relief of housing officials in the state. Carrie Stith-Webster, AmeriCorps program director for the Homeless a

WHITESBURG, Ky. - It is holiday music to the ears of prisoners when a radio station in Whitesburg broadcasts holiday messages from family members and loved ones in the 10th annual "Calls From Home." Some families listen to Christmas carols on their favorite radio station this year while baking cooki

WHITESBORO, Ky. - Millions of people whose incomes were above the poverty line in the United States less than ten years ago are now living below the poverty line, and a new report from Kentucky's Center for Rural Strategies says a disproportionate number of them live in rural areas. Center Director

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky campus in Lexington will become completely tobacco-free today, coinciding with the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout, held annually on the third Thursday in November. No smoke. No snuff. No chew. The tobacco-free policy will prohibit the use

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