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PNS Daily News - October 16, 2019 


Farmers in DC to discuss trade and the rural economic crisis; also Lily Bohlke reports on the Democratic debate -- from 2020 Talks.

2020Talks - October 16, 2019 


Last night in Ohio the fourth Democratic debate covered issues from health care, gun control and abortion to the Turkish invasion of Syria. What's clear: Sen. Elizabeth Warren has replaced former VP Joe Biden as the centerstage target.

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Public News Service - OR: Community Issues and Volunteering

Portland, OR – A leading civil rights organization says in a new report that racial discrimination is not a thing of the past in Oregon or nationally. The statement from the American Civil Liberties Union, made public in Oregon, shows higher traffic-stop and incarceration rates for people of

Portland, OR - Putting food on the table has gotten tougher for the many Oregonians hit by last week's storm, but the increased demand for food also will be felt statewide as supplies are sent to the stricken area. As cleanup continues, hunger relief agencies are pleading for help. The Oregon Food

Portland, OR – Oregon taxpayers are pretty much in the dark when it comes to details about where the state's economic development dollars are going. That's the conclusion of a new report from the group Good Jobs First. It gives Oregon a failing grade when it comes to disseminating information

Portland, OR – Another round of federal cuts to housing programs could hit thousands of Oregon's low-income families hard. State housing officials and housing advocates are calling on the Oregon Congressional delegation to prevent further funding reductions. Steve Weiss with the Community Al

Portland, OR – Some Oregonians are headed to Seattle today to voice their concerns about a plan that would make it legal for the same company to own a newspaper and a radio or television station in the same area. They point to a recent study from the Media and Democracy Coalition showing more

Portland, OR – Tomorrow's statewide election includes only two ballot measures for Oregon voters to consider, but the measures are costing both their opponents and supporters big bucks. A new report from Democracy Reform Oregon shows campaigns for and against Measures 49 and 50 have total budg

Portland, OR – Oregon waterways are under attack from invasive species, non-native plants and animals that could damage the state's recreation, tourism and fishing-related industries. These pests enter local waterways by hitching a ride in the ballast water of oceangoing ships, or on boats t

Salem, OR – The failure of a petition drive to force a public vote on Oregon's new gay-rights laws isn't the end of the fight. Opponents of a new domestic partnership law, and a law banning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, are expected to file initiatives t

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