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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 - NM: Health

WATERFLOW, N.M. - What's to be done about the San Juan Generating Plant? A team of stakeholders, ratepayers, residents, workers, government representatives and environmental groups is working on a plan to meet the Clean Air Act's regulations, while still cutting costs and saving jobs at the plant, n

SANTA FE, N.M. - Two members of the New Mexico State Senate and one member of the House have received People's Voice Awards from Prosperity Works. The New Mexico nonprofit's president, Ona Porter, says the award is designed to show support for courageous leaders. "When they get attention, what we'r

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - As the United States approaches Friday's second anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, Andrew Hsi, a professor of pediatrics and family medicine at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, believes the federal legislation has been a positive step for N

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The New Mexico arm of Food and Water Watch is actively involved with an effort to stop the nation's top ten grocery retailers and food processors from selling genetically-modified sweet corn, grown from seeds developed by Monsanto. Eleanor Bravo, New Mexico state organizer for

FARMINGTON, N.M. - New Mexico's power plants are part of a national debate over what to do about the greenhouse gases they emit, and whether the technology is available to curtail those emissions quickly enough. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says power plants are the source of nearly th

SANTA FE, N.M. - New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez has made boosting opportunities for small businesses in the state a priority, but several groups dealing with environmental and health care issues say those efforts are falling short. One of the groups crying "foul" over the small business initi

FRUITLAND, N.M. - The Environmental Protection Agency today is to issue the first-ever national safeguards on emissions from coal power plants. The new regulations will affect the release of acid gases and toxic metals such as mercury, chromium and lead. Perhaps the most familiar is mercury, a neur

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The provisions of the federal Affordable Health Care Act will not be fully in place before 2014. Currently in place, however, are provisions that allow dependents to stay on their parents' policy until age 26, coverage for children with pre-existing conditions and preventative se

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