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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 - NC: LGBTQIA Issues

Photo: Bobby Hill and Mark Arrington (L to R) have been together for 28 years. Courtesy: Arrington

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - It will take federal action before North Carolina same-sex couples benefit from the U.S. Supreme Court decisions handed down on Wednesday overturning the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8. The ruling opens the door for same-sex couples to file taxes jointly and

PHOTO: Taylor and Jacobs pose inside the Time Warner Cable Arena

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It's a mass exodus of delegates, media and officials from Charlotte today, after the 2012 DNC wrapped up last night with President Obama accepting his party's nomination for re-election. The Democrats used the convention to flesh out their platform, but delegates were also using th

PHOTO: DNC Women's Caucus. Photo by Stephanie Carroll Carson.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - As they prepare to unite behind President Obama as their candidate, members of Democratic caucuses and others gathered Tuesday in Charlotte to advocate for issues important to their supporters. At the Women's Caucus, hundreds of delegates discussed the need for access to health ca

PHOTO: Almost three months after the passage of Amendment One in North Carolina, thousands of residents are still trying to understand the impact the

RALEIGH, N.C. - Almost three months after the passage of Amendment One in North Carolina, thousands of residents are still trying to understand the effect the "Marriage Amendment" will have on them. The measure amends the state's ban on same-sex marriages, and at least potentially has consequences f

HICKORY, N.C. - North Carolina's progressive churches are gearing up to push for policies they believe in, as lawmakers begin the legislative short session in Raleigh. Church leaders say their fight against the Marriage Amendment made them realize the importance of distinguishing their voices at a t

WILMINGTON, N.C. - On this eve of North Carolina's May primary, at least one outcome is known: The grassroots effort by opponents of the state's Marriage Amendment is one for the history books. Almost 8,000 people have donated at least $2.3 million to educate voters on the referendum. Amendment oppo

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - In six weeks, North Carolina voters will decide the fate of the Marriage Amendment, a proposal its opponents say would affect domestic partner benefits and domestic violence laws statewide. In the last two months, fundraising efforts to defeat the amendment have picked up speed. An

RALEIGH, N.C. - Gov. Beverly Perdue's decision not to seek re-election this year has folks on both sides of the aisle considering how a gubernatorial race will shape up and shake up the state. A contested race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination would add a Democratic primary to the May 8 b

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