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PNS Daily Newscast - November 18, 2019 


President Trump invited to testify in person or in writing, says Pelosi; a battle over the worth of rooftop-solar electricity when it's sold back to the grid; the flu gets an early start; and the value of Texas family caregivers.

2020Talks - November 18, 2019 


Former Pres. Barack Obama cautioned Democrats to be more moderate, and incumbent Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wins over Trump-backed Republican opponent.

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Public News Service - SD: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

Huron, SD - The South Dakota Farmers Union is giving high marks to President-elect Barack Obama for picking former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack as the next Secretary of Agriculture. State Farmers Union president Doug Sombke says the nomination shows the President-elect wants an agricultural leader who will

How well can you eat on $25 a week? South Dakota residents can find out by taking the "South Dakota Food Stamp Challenge" during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week, which begins Monday, November 17. Cathy Brechtelsbauer, volunteer coordinator for South Dakota Bread for the World, says participa

Sioux Falls, SD – Often the first place a family will cut expenses when they're short on money is their charitable giving, and for South Dakota churches that's a major worry. Gene Miller, executive director of the Association of Christian Churches of South Dakota, is hopeful that all of the n

Lyons, NE – When the dust settled after passage of the much-debated 2008 farm bill, an unpleasant surprise appeared: Funding for rural development is much lower than it was in the 2002 agricultural legislation. A rural advocacy organization based in the Midwest made the analysis. Jon Bailey,

Rapid City, SD - Another good reason to maintain a healthy lifestyle: your risk of stroke drops dramatically. The American Heart Association's newest study confirms that diet and exercise are just two of the critical components of heart health. Dr. Laurie Weisensee, a neurologist and assistant clin

Madison, SD – Helping producers transition to organic farming, and giving the public a better understanding of the industry, are the goals of the Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society. Its "Summer Symposium and Farm Tour" takes place on Tuesday in South Dakota. The tour includes a

Sioux Falls, SD – Serious risks of heart disease are showing up in children as young as age three. The new report, conducted by the American Heart Association, encourages parents in South Dakota and elsewhere to make sure their kids get plenty of exercise and good nutrition. Dr. Theresa Stam

Sioux Falls, SD – Beginning Monday, South Dakota residents are being challenged to spend the next week living on the same amount received by the average food stamp recipient. Cathy Brechtelsbauer with Bread for the World is hoping they'll take the "South Dakota Food Stamp Challenge" to learn m

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