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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 - MN: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Opponents of a proposal for a Twin Cities casino to help fund a new Minnesota Vikings stadium predict within a couple years, it'll be an economic drag on the state rather than a contributor. Brian Rusche, executive director of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition, says

ST. PAUL, Minn. - January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month, and this year features a special focus on congenital heart defects. Those are the most common type, according to Kristin Oehlke, supervisor of the Minnesota Department of Health's birth-defects monitoring and analysis program. "

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The abuse of synthetic drugs is the latest trend in the Twin Cities, according to law enforcement experts. At the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Carol Falkowski, state drug abuse strategy officer, has prepared a report on such trends. She explains part of the problem is th

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Ethanol is one of several important issues that the Minnesota Farmers Union is hoping to take up with lawmakers in Washington this week. Many would like to see the blender tax credit extended and the ethanol blend rate increased from 10 to 15 percent. The blender tax credits, which

Minneapolis, MN – The nation thanks its veterans today. Returning service members have not always felt welcome, however, and many have had problems readjusting. In response, a Minnesota-based effort now exists to help those who served integrate back into their communities. Dennis Donovan with

Minneapolis, MN – Celebrate the holidays – but go easy on the food and drink. That's the advice from the American Cancer Society to Minnesotans taking to the roads, rails and skies on the way to holiday celebrations. Take those holiday treats, for example. They're enticing, but not alw

Moorhead, MN - Today is "National Methamphetamine Awareness Day," a designation by the U.S. Department of Justice to increase awareness of the impact of the drug on people, families and communities. Ellie McCann with the University of Minnesota Extension Service says education and parental involveme

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