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PNS Daily Newscast - February 18, 2020 


Amazon's Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to fight climate change; and updates from state primary elections.

2020Talks - February 18, 2020 


Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg is climbing national polls, but facing much more scrutiny than he had in the early states, which he skipped. Texas is going to come into play for him -- as the state with the second-largest Super Tuesday trove of delegates.

Public News Service - NC: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

RALEIGH, N. C. - Eight communities across North Carolina will receive funding to improve their early childhood nutrition education. The new program, "Shape NC: Healthy Starts for Young Children," is expected to reach thousands of preschoolers in a state where more than 31 percent of children ages tw

BOONVILLE, N.C. - Tough economic times continue to weigh heavy on North Carolina families as the holiday season begins. Community action agencies across the state are seeing an increased need this year, with seniors being one population finding themselves asking for help because their support system

CHAPEL HILL, N. C. - North Carolina will soon become the first state in the country to tackle obesity in its youngest children, through a program that targets nutrition and physical activity. Experts say learning these lessons early can help ensure that kids have fewer pounds to shed later. North C

WASHINGTON, D.C. - With increasing attention being paid to not only what we eat, but where our food comes from, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering guidelines that would limit the use of antibiotics in livestock. The decision is of importance to the Tarheel State, with dozens of li

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Antibiotic-resistant infections are on the rise in the U.S., and Congress is taking a look at a possible link between this trend and the routine use of low-dose antibiotics in livestock and poultry feed. Veterinarian Dr. Gail Hansen, a senior officer with the Pew Campaign on Huma

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - North Carolina women are wearing red for the money. Working women across the country are encouraged to wear that color today for Equal Pay Day, which highlights the wage gap between men and women in the same positions with equal experience. North Carolina women earn about 72 cen

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