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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 - TN: Civic Engagement

According to a new report, the government is keeping an increasing number of secrets from the public, on both the state and federal levels. Report coauthor Patrice McDermott, with the watchdog group OpenTheGovernment.org, says so-called "National Security Letters" are an example of secrecy about w

A new report from the federal Election Assistance Commission shows Tennessee registers more voters at public assistance offices than any other state. In fact, most states don't offer the option at all, even though it's required under the National Voter Registration Act. Tennessee is also the only st

It's "Law Week" in Tennessee, a time dedicated to demystifying the legal process and educating people about the role of the court system in a democracy. Stephen T. Greer with the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association says the civil justice system is the nation's watchdog for consumer safety, bringin

Corporate takeovers usually make the top story for business news, but Tennesseans gathering this week are scrutinizing what they see as another kind of corporate takeover –- the takeover of government. They see a link between government rules and decisions and big campaign donations. Author

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