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PNS Daily Newscast - November 15, 2019 


President Trump asks SCOTUS to block release of his tax returns; use of the death penalty is on the decline across the country; and a push to make nutrition part of the health-care debate.

2020Talks - November 15, 2019 


Former MA Gov. Deval Patrick is officially running for president, saying he can attract more Independents and moderate Republicans than other candidates.

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Public News Service - NH: Civil Rights

CONCORD, N.H. - The Census results are in - let the redistricting in New Hampshire begin. The Granite State has seen a population increase of 6.5 percent in the last 10 years, which could mean changes in voting districts. Public hearings were held in Manchester and Concord last week, and one is sche

CONCORD, N.H. - The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which was signed into law 20 years ago today, is a wide-ranging civil rights law prohibiting discrimination in employment and requiring access to goods and services. The federal law applies to people with disabilities of all kinds. Richard

Concord, NH - Many are closely watching this week as they await Governor John Lynch's decision on the same-sex marriage bill approved by the New Hampshire legislature last week. The bill will soon come to the Governor's desk, and his office has been deluged with e-mail messages, calls and letters fr

Concord, NH – The balance between individual rights and the public good is being debated in Concord, where the "click it" vote is set for today in the New Hampshire House. The measure would require adults to buckle up in cars and trucks. It's a law that state legislators have rejected for year

Concord, NH – For years, New Hampshire legislators have said "no" to passing a law that would require adults in the state to wear seat belts. This year, however, their decision is tied to more than $3 million in federal money. This year's adult seat belt law proposal makes its debut at a hear

Concord, NH – New Hampshire military voters overseas can follow all state rules on voting, and chances are their ballots still won't arrive in time to be counted. A new study, No Time to Vote, from the Pew Center on the States, finds Massachusetts sends blank ballots to overseas voters later t

Concord, NH – Threatening to challenge voters at the polls because their homes have been foreclosed on, automated telephone calls telling people their polling place has changed, and misinformation about who is eligible to vote -- these are examples of voter suppression tactics going on this el

Concord, NH - Going to jail should not be a death sentence. That's what Constance Cuddemi said, when her son hanged himself less than an hour after arriving at the New Hampshire State Prison in Concord for a parole violation. Cuddemi sued to make corrections officials do a better job of screening ne

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