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PNS Daily News - October 16, 2019 


Farmers in DC to discuss trade and the rural economic crisis; also Lily Bohlke reports on the Democratic debate -- from 2020 Talks.

2020Talks - October 16, 2019 


Last night in Ohio the fourth Democratic debate covered issues from health care, gun control and abortion to the Turkish invasion of Syria. What's clear: Sen. Elizabeth Warren has replaced former VP Joe Biden as the centerstage target.

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Public News Service - MO: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Visions of sugarplums may be dancing in children's heads this week, but when their holiday break is over, it's more likely to be school breakfast on their minds. In Missouri, the recession has prompted more families to sign kids up for free meals at school. According to a national

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Many people may still feel stuffed from their Thanksgiving Day feasts and all the leftovers. But for others, this week is another struggle to put food on the table. According to the hunger relief group Share Our Strength, 62 percent of teachers see hungry students in their classro

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - 'Tis the season for families and friends to celebrate the holidays with food - from dinners to desserts, to the many nibbles in-between. For people with food allergies, however, this time of year brings an inevitable helping of uncertainty. Dr. Jay Portnoy, an allergist at Childre

ST. LOUIS - More cuts in the Missouri budget are not the answer to the economic crisis in the Show Me State, according to a new report from the Missouri Budget Project. Governor Jay Nixon announced a plan last week to cut an additional 204 million dollars in an effort to cope with the drastic drop

St. Louis, MO – Gov. Nixon calls it a tremendous opportunity to jump-start economic growth and create new jobs. Missouri will receive $4.3 billion from the federal stimulus package President Obama signed into law this week. With the knowledge that this money will arrive to keep the state from

St. Louis, MO – With the biggest spending bill in American history on the line, the U.S. Senate will potentially vote today on the economic stimulus package. Many Missourians affected by the slumping economy are getting desperate for food, health care and utility bill help, according to the

St. Louis, MO - Missourians have long been exposed to antibiotics in meat and milk, but now such drugs have been found in vegetables we eat as well. Producers feed large doses of antibiotics to farm animals raised in confinement to increase growth and stave off infections. Now, tests conducted at th

St. Louis, MO – There's a pre-Halloween candy scare for Missouri. Cadbury's and a couple of other U.S. companies have recalled seasonal candies because they may be contaminated with tainted milk powder from China. The chemical melamine in the powder has made more than 50,000 sick in China, mos

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