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PNS Daily Newscast - November 24, 2017 


On today’s rundown, all eyes on the G.O.P. tax plan - labor groups say it’s not good for working families, and the view from Michigan is the likely loss of many services across the state; plus, report today on Black Friday and Native American Heritage Day

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Archive: May 13, 2016

The American Federation of Teachers of Washington is holding an event on racial equity at Renton Technical College on Saturday. (pixabay)

SEATTLE - As movements such as Black Lives Matter have gained steam, a major topic of discussion is racial equity in public institutions. On Saturday, and with the help of a poetry reading from a Black Lives Matter organizer at lunchtime, the American Federation of Teachers of Washington will addr ...Read More

Undocumented children will become eligible for full Medi-Cal coverage starting Monday. (Carolina Quezada/NACHC)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Starting Monday, about 170,000 undocumented children in California will be newly eligible for full-scope Medi-Cal insurance. It's part of the Health4AllKids program, extending coverage to children in low-income families who qualify. Advocates are planning a big rally on the Cap ...Read More

A driver's license is one form of acceptable voter photo ID in Wisconsin, but other documents also will suffice. Money has been requested by a state agency to educate voters about acceptable ID. (Wisconsin DOT)

MADISON, Wis. - Long lines and lengthy wait times were evident in Wisconsin's presidential primary election in early April, and now the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (GAB), which oversees elections in the state, is requesting a $250 million from the Legislature for a statewide ad campaig ...Read More

Beekeepers' colonies have been in decline for the past decade, and a new federal survey says last year was no exception. (pixabay)

PORTLAND, Ore. - Both bees and beekeepers are feeling the sting as a new federal survey confirms that keepers lost 28 percent of their colonies last winter, after losses of 22 percent the previous year. The survey results are in keeping with a larger trend that started a decade ago, when bee number ...Read More

Forecasters are predicting a larger number of wildfires in Utah and other southwestern states this season because of high temperatures and dry condition. (millsrymer/iStockphoto)

SALT LAKE CITY - Conservationists recently watched with concern as a mega-wildfire swept across northeastern Alberta, causing more than 100,000 people to be evacuated. Forecasters say the same conditions that caused the blaze in Canada also could bring a very active fire season to Utah and the Sou ...Read More

Honeybee colonies in the United States declined dramatically last year, and advocates say that's not sustainable for agriculture in the U.S. (USDA)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - U.S. beekeepers have reported losing nearly 44 percent of their colonies over the last year, according to an annual report just out. Tiffany Finck-Haynes, food futures campaigner for Friends of the Earth, says that's too high to be sustainable for agriculture in this country. She ...Read More

It is National Bike Month, and Granite Staters are gearing up for a number of events including National Bike to Work Day next week. (Mike Clifford)

CONCORD, N.H. - The Granite State is getting into gear for National Bike Month and local enthusiasts say there are plenty of benefits for those who decide to get involved. Bernie Fournier is a ride leader with the Granite State Wheelmen. He says from your personal health to the environment, there ...Read More

New England peace activists say they hope President Obama will get back on track on his goal to rid the world of nuclear weapons when he visits Japan later this month. (Chigoku Shimmbun)

CONCORD, N.H. - It is a visit that is sure to make history. President Obama plans to become the first U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, since the bombing. The White House says Obama will not apologize for the decision to drop the atomic bomb in 1945. Arnie Alpert, co-director of American ...Read More

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