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PNS Daily Newscast - November 15, 2019 


President Trump asks SCOTUS to block release of his tax returns; use of the death penalty is on the decline across the country; and a push to make nutrition part of the health-care debate.

2020Talks - November 15, 2019 


Former MA Gov. Deval Patrick is officially running for president, saying he can attract more Independents and moderate Republicans than other candidates.

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Public News Service - KY: Energy Policy

FRANKFORT, Ky. - May has been proclaimed 'Community Action Month' in Kentucky by Governor Stever Beshear, and the observance comes at a time when many community-based agencies are seeing record demand for their services. Community Action Kentucky (CAK) oversees close to two dozen programs across the

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Ratepayers from eleven rural electric co-ops in Kentucky are questioning a U.S. Department of Agriculture decision, allowing the Eastern Kentucky Power Cooperative (EKPC) to seek $900 million in funding from private sources for its proposed Smith coal-burning power plant. Fifty co-o

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

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. - An effort to make Kentucky cities a little "cooler" -- by making them a lot more energy-efficient -- is gaining ground. Lexington, Louisville, Owensboro, and Villa Hills have all signed on to be part of the Sierra Club's "Cool Cities" program. In Owensboro, Aloma Dew with the Sierr

FRANKFORT, Ky. - It can make the difference between heating a home in Kentucky, and not being able to afford a home at all. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, helps thousands of residents pay their energy bills each year, and applications are being accepted for the 2009-2010 h

BEREA, Ky. - Some Kentucky landowners are getting back some of the time and money they invest through a program that compensates them for the carbon the trees on their property capture. Rodney Mullins is one of the first few to receive a check from a carbon credit program run by the Mountain Associa

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A random survey of Kentuckians' awareness of environmental issues indicates increasing concern over the coal mining process that involves mountaintop removal. In the survey of more than 600 Kentuckians conducted for the Kentucky Environmental Education Council, water and air pollu

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