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PNS Daily News - September 16, 2019 


New allegations emerge against Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh; and a new report says a lightning strike is more likely than a forced arbitration win.

2020Talks - September 17, 2019. (3 min.)  


Former Rep. John Delaney on the opioids crisis; a field organizer for Sen. Kamala Harris on campaigning in Iowa; and a President Donald Trump supporter who cares more about numbers than personalities.

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Public News Service - MI: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan farmers are increasingly selling fresh fruits and vegetables to school lunch programs - which supporters say links K-12 students to agriculture, as well as provide access to less-processed, healthier food choices while boosting the local economy. Now the state's largest sch

LANSING, Mich. - Intentionally dumping poison into a body of water is not something that conservationists normally condone, let alone applaud. But when fisheries biologists poured 2,000 gallons of a highly-toxic chemical into a six-mile long sewage canal that leads to Lake Michigan to try to eradica

LANSING, Mich. - In Michigan households, the holidays often mean stockpiling pantries with food for special dinners and gatherings. However, this year the number of American families unable to put sufficient food on the table is at its highest level in more than a decade, according to a new report f

DETROIT - The saying goes, 'You are what you eat,' and a new survey shows major concern about where our food comes from and who's making sure it's safe. Erik Olson, the director of food and consumer safety for the Pew Health Group, says a Pew-commissioned survey of a thousand people nationwide show

Lansing, MI - Kids Count in Michigan reports the state's continuing economic downward slide is pushing hundreds of thousands of children into poverty. Child poverty in Michigan has climbed by 40 percent, and the report concludes that nearly one of every four children under age five is living in pove

Lansing, MI – The "Food Stamp Challenge" can be dangerous to your health. Thousands of Michiganians have been taking that challenge to learn what it's like to live on a food budget of about six dollars a day. Maxine Thome, executive director of the National Association of Social Workers - Mi

Lansing, MI – Biofuels, free trade policies and natural disasters seem to be sharing the blame for rising food prices in Michigan and elsewhere. But another, equally important factor is not being discussed as much, according to Michael Hansen. A Senior Staff Scientist with the Consumers Union,

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