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PNS Daily Newscast - November 15, 2019 


President Trump asks SCOTUS to block release of his tax returns; use of the death penalty is on the decline across the country; and a push to make nutrition part of the health-care debate.

2020Talks - November 15, 2019 


Former MA Gov. Deval Patrick is officially running for president, saying he can attract more Independents and moderate Republicans than other candidates.

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Public News Service - WY: Toxics

PHOTO: Lawn darts made the list of the

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A blowtorch, asbestos and uranium. Children's toys with those features or ingredients are on a new list of the "10 Most Dangerous Toys of All Time" from the American Association for Justice (AAJ). The accompanying report notes that the Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls mill

CASPER, Wyo. - Wyoming is home to two critters listed on a new report from the Endangered Species Coalition that details 10 species in jeopardy because of fossil fuel development. The greater sage grouse and Wyoming pocket gopher made the list because roads, vehicles and pipelines have fragmented th

CASPER, Wyo. - Public health, energy policy and the environment were voted on specifically more than 20 times when the U.S. House recently approved a new spending bill, according to a new scorecard from the national League of Conservation Voters. Votes on specific issues were tracked, and because th

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Almost 5 million toys have been recalled this year, yet danger still lurks on toy shelves in Wyoming, as holiday shoppers fill their carts this week. This year's "10 Worst Toys" report from World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH) finds it has been an active year for toy recalls, wit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming parents are being encouraged to do some detective work and check their homes for toys marketed under the name of the "CSI" television series. Two children's detective kits have been found to be contaminated with asbestos. The toy manufacturer, Planet Toys, has settled

Laramie, WY – Just because a playground is open to children in Wyoming doesn't mean federal safety standards have been met. A new report from the Center for Justice and Democracy points that out as President Bush is expected to sign new child safety legislation. The group's Joanne Doroshow say

Cheyenne, WY – Leave no toy untested. That's the call from consumer watchdogs, in Wyoming and elsewhere in the nation, light of the more than 20 million toys recalled recently for safety reasons. With the holiday shopping season in full swing, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission takes

Sheridan, WY – The "new generation gold rush" in Wyoming isn't for gold, but uranium. At least one company is already planning to cash in on rising uranium prices with new mines to extract the naturally-occurring, radioactive material in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Colorado. Shannon Anderson,

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