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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 - 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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