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PNS Daily Newscast - October 22, 2019 


Trump lashes out at critics who claim he abuses his office; a strike at JFK airport; gun control bills in Wisconsin; a possible link between air pollution and violent crime; and very close foreign elections.

2020Talks - October 22, 2019 


After a settlement instead of what would have been the first trial in the landmark court case on the opioid crisis, we look at what 2020 candidates want to do about drug pricing.

Daily Newscasts

Public News Service - VA: Oceans

RICHMOND, Virg. - President Obama's announcement Thursday to cancel the proposed lease sale off Virginia's coast means that exploratory oil drilling will be put on hold for now. While it's still difficult to comprehend what the environmental and economic costs of the BP oil spill will be, the decisi

ALEXANDRIA, Va. You may never have eaten an Atlantic menhaden - a small oily fish found in the Chesapeake Bay and up and down the East coast - but this fish is food for many birds, mammals and bigger fish, such as the striped bass, as well as the focus of a substantial commercial fishery. Accordi

NORFOLK, Va. - With all the buzz on Capitol Hill about health care reform and job creation, many legislators have expressed doubt about the passage of a climate bill this year. One Republican Senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, is actively trying to block new environmental regulations for greenhouse

RICHMOND, Va. - Supporters of climate change legislation currently before the U.S. Senate are looking for enough Republican support to make the measure filibuster-proof. The Senate bill will go hand-in-hand with similar legislation already passed in the House. Virginia Congressman Jim Moran (D-8th

Richmond - As scientists continue to study climate change, some are issuing more-dire predictions on melting ice and increases in sea level. Dennis Bushnell is one of them. As a chief scientist at the NASA Langley research center in Hampton, he says, as the world's overall temperature increases, the

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