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PNS Daily Newscast - February 19, 2020 


President Trump commutes the prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Plus, warming expected to be hot topic at NV debate.

2020Talks - February 19, 2020 


Tonight's the Las Vegas debate, ahead of this weekend's Nevada caucuses. Some candidates are trying to regain the spotlight and others are trying to keep momentum.

Public News Service - NH: Rural/Farming

A new poll suggests a close, five-way horse race ahead of the Iowa caucuses. (Focus on Rural America/David Binder Research)

CONCORD, N.H. -- The New Hampshire primary results may be even more important in light of a new poll of likely Iowa caucus voters that shows a close five-way race for the Democratic presidential nomination there. The poll also suggests the voters generally like all the leading candidates. The surve

HOPKINTON, N.H. - E. coli and salmonella: words that have made it into more news headlines lately. The recent recalls of tainted beef here in New England have Derek Owen, a small family farmer in Hopkinton, asking the question: "Do you know where your food is coming from?" He says most people do no

Support our troops…one hour at a time. It's something New Hampshire mental health professionals are doing in their offices and by phone: donating an hour a week to soldiers, veterans and their families. It's part of Give an Hour, founded in 2005 by Barbara Romberg, a psychologist in the Wash

Concord, NH - Go organic and make more money. That's the pitch to New Hampshire dairies, which are being offered zero-interest loans to help them through the certification process. Tara Bishop, with MicroCredit-New Hampshire, says her firm is partnering with Stonyfield Farm to help dairies make the

Manchester, NH – As a new U.S. Farm Bill is being written in Washington, an advertising campaign being launched in New Hampshire calls on Congress for change. The Senate is expected to take up a version passed by the House next week, but opponents say it provides too much help to corporate meg

Spring is the time of the birds and the bees, but one of those two may be scarce this year. A mysterious honeybee blight is threatening food crops across the country, including New Hampshire's homegrown agriculture. Julia Bovey of the Natural Resources Defense Council says no one can predict whe

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