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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 - WI: Women's

Community Health Care Workers and nurses are taking the breast cancer battle to the streets of southeast Wisconsin with mobile screening labs. (Pink awareness ribbon courtesy of ACS)

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - The American Cancer Society (ACS) is taking the breast-cancer battle to the streets. With support from Kohl's Cares, the ACS Community Health Care Workers program sends nurses and trained professionals out into communities around southeast Wisconsin to give clinical breast exams a

Packers star defensive back Tramon Williams and his wife, Shantrell, have organized a charity football game involving the Packers' wives to raise money to fight breast cancer. Photo courtesy of tramonwilliams-38.com

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. – Tuesday night, Packers defensive back Tramon Williams will try to make an interception of a different kind. He and his wife, Shantrell, have organized a new fundraiser, the Pink Powder Puff game, to intercept breast cancer. Many of the Packers' wives will be playing a c

This art work symbolizes the Wisconsin Inter-Tribal Pink Shawl Initiative, a new program to bring breast cancer information to the state's American Indian women.

NEW BERLIN, Wis. - Breast cancer survivor Carol Cameron, a member of the White Earth Ojibwa Tribe, wants to do something to change the fact that Native American women have the second-lowest five-year breast cancer survival rate of any ethnic group. Thanks to an American Cancer Society grant made pos

Today's new report by the American Lung Association says millions of women may have undiagnosed lung problems, and that they are more susceptible than men to the effects of tobacco smoke.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Women are 37 percent more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease than men, and millions of women have symptoms that have gone undiagnosed, according to a report released today by the American Lung Association. Smoking is a huge issue, said Dr. Steven Brown, a pulmona

PHOTO: David Edie was the lead child care administrator and planner for Wisconsin for 18 years. He says the proposed cuts would directly impact more than 44-thousand children.

MADISON, Wis. - Governor Scott Walker is proposing some shifts in the state's biennial budget which would cut $35 million from child-care funding. Supporters of the move say it's prudent belt-tightening, but others, including child care advocate David Edie, say it would actually be short-sighted.

PHOTO: Pamela Kreeger, Ph.D., winner of a grant from the American Cancer Society to study ovarian cancer. (Courtesy of UW Engineering)

MADISON, Wis. - Ovarian cancer affects over 22,000 women in the U.S. every year, and each year more than 15,000 will die from it. The American Cancer Society has given a grant to UW-Madison biomedical engineer Dr. Pamela Kreeger to study ovarian cancer. "One of the main problems with ovarian cancer

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SPRING VALLEY, Wis. - Increasingly, women hold the potential to influence the future of Wisconsin's rural landscape and agriculture. The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service, MOSES, is again this summer presenting a series of day-long on-farm workshops called "In Her Boots: Sustainable

SPRING VALLEY, Wis. - It could well turn out to be a very challenging year for Wisconsin farmers, with the unusually warm weather in March and the heat wave in June. To help young organic farmers learn how to deal with the many challenges of sustainable agriculture, MOSES, the Midwest Organic and S

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