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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

MADISON, Wis. - Thousands of protesters again converged on the state Capitol on Tuesday as the full Legislature began considering Gov. Scott Walker's controversial state budget proposal. Amid the din of protesters' chants, former state Democratic Party Chairman Joe Wineke says what he calls the gov

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Margaret Allen of Milwaukee says many women make a mistake by not putting their own health first. Allen is a Registered Dietitian who sees the tendency in women of all ages, to put the health and well-being of their husband, family and friends ahead of their own health needs. "I t

MADISON, Wis. - October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and in Wisconsin this year, roughly 4000 women will be told they have breast cancer, and nearly 700 will die from the disease. The Wisconsin Well Woman Program, part of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, provid

MADISON, Wis. - Women can do math just as well as men, and girls can do math just as well as boys. That's the sum total of a study co-authored by UW-Madison Psychology Professor Dr. Janet Hyde, soon to be published by the American Psychological Association. In her words: "We have data from more tha

MADISON, Wis. - Flooding over the past several years in Wisconsin and dramatic weather events across the globe are driving an effort to organize women to work on solutions to climate change. The international humanitarian group Oxfam America is behind a campaign called "Sisters on the Planet." The "

MADISON, Wisc. - Wisconsin moms, daughters and sisters could be putting themselves at risk if they assume that heart problems are strictly "a guy thing." In fact, one in three American adults has one or more types of cardiovascular disease, although these can be prevented in more than 80 percent of

MADISON, Wisc. - Wisconsin is "turning pink" this month, in a unique effort to save women's lives during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, the death rate from breast cancer has dropped two percent a year since 1990. However, says ACS Director of Prevention and

MADISON, Wis. – In a domestic abuse situation, the checkbook can be a very potent agent of control. And as the economy in Wisconsin continues to suffer, that economic weapon can become an even bigger threat to a partner trapped in an abusive situation, according to Tony Gibart, policy coordina

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