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PNS Daily Newscast - November 13, 2019 


Public impeachment hearings in Washington; dreamers protest in Texas; roadless wilderness areas possibly at risk around the country; and an ozone indicating garden, at the North Carolina Governor's Mansion.

2020Talks - November 13, 2019 


Supreme Court hears DACA arguments, and likely will side with the Trump administration, but doesn't take up a gun manufacturer's appeal. Former SC Gov. Mark Sanford drops out of presidential race; and former President Jimmy Carter recovers from brain surgery.

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Public News Service - SD: Urban Planning/Transportation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Dropping road revenues and rising highway maintenance costs have state lawmakers searching for solutions and looking for support, as the 2010 South Dakota legislative session gets underway this week. A summer study committee recommended a ten-cent increase in fuel taxes, along w

VERMILLION, S. D. - Until last month, no government body or agency had requested an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Hyperion Energy Center, a huge oil refinery planned for Union County. Representing Union County's next-door neighbors, the Clay County Commission has made a writt

Washington, D.C. - That wind whipping across the prairie could be providing a bigger part of the clean energy solution for many homeowners, but local laws are getting in the way. The technology known as "small wind" contrasts with the large turbines that populate utility-scale wind farms across the

Lyons, NE – Rural South Dakotans are driving fewer miles this year - which is no surprise, with the high gas prices. But the change in driving habits is also prompting some changes in quality-of-life issues. For instance, says Jon Bailey, rural research and analysis director for the Center fo

Huron, SD – At a time when ethanol companies have been expanding at breakneck speed, prices for the alternative fuel have plunged. The South Dakota Farmers Union is asking the Governor and other state leaders to help increase the number of blender pumps, which let the consumer decide what perc

Sioux Falls, SD - A new model for helping South Dakota's underserved citizens emerged recently when the Falls Community Health Center in Sioux Falls moved into shared space with the city's Multi-Cultural Center and Minnehaha County Human Services offices. Jill Franken, with the Sioux Falls Health De

Vermillion, SD – South Dakotans searching for the best furniture deals are likely to look in Aberdeen, while clothing shoppers tend to choose retail outlets in Rapid City and Sioux Falls. These are two of the findings in an analysis of retail sales and shopping trends for towns throughout the

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