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PNS Daily Newscast - November 14, 2019 


New evidence arises from the first impeachment hearing; one in four federal student loan borrowers defaults early on; and growing proof that vaping isn't the healthy alternative it was thought to be.

2020Talks - November 14, 2019 


It's World Diabetes Day, and health care, including the high cost of insulin and other drugs, is a top issue for many voters. Plus, do early states like Iowa and New Hampshire have an outsized role in the nomination process?

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Public News Service - NC: Energy Policy

DURHAM, N.C. - As the U.S. Senate takes up Sen. Harry Reid's proposed energy legislation, the lawmaker is facing criticism over what he left on the cutting room floor. In spite of support in his own party to include a standard that would make it mandatory for a percentage of the nation's electricity

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina public universities could have additional incentive to become more energy efficient, if a bill sitting on the governor's desk is signed into law. The University Energy Savings and Reinvestment Bill would allow state schools to keep unspent money budgeted for energy cos

RALEIGH, N.C. - Among the flurry of bills passed late last week by the North Carolina General Assembly is one that could increase solar power production in the state. Solar energy supporters insist that North Carolina, with 250 sunny days a year, has the potential to become a world leader in solar e

RALEIGH, N.C. - A North Carolina legislative subcommittee is working on changing recently-drafted policies for drilling off the state's shoreline in light of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Even more changes are expected now that Pres. Obama has canceled Virginia offshore drilling plans, and delayed e

RALEIGH, N.C. - A campus farmer's market at North Carolina State, a trash pick-up drive at Bird Shoal in Beaufort and workshops on "how to green your home" in Concord. These are a sampling of the events taking place around the state this week for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day - officially celebr

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