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PNS Daily Newscast - February 21, 2018 


While school shooting survivors demand stricter gun control measures some teachers are talking about their own walkout; Republicans vow to keep fighting the new district map in Pennsylvania; and from the West Coast - a health care group slams Trump's "skinny" insurance plans.

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Archive: October 28, 2016

Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument is getting some special attention this week from teens and veterans working together on habitat improvements. (Jim O'Donnell)

PILAR, N.M. – This week, veterans and high school-age volunteers are teaming up to remove invasive plants and put in native vegetation at Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument. The eight-day project is a partnership between conservation groups, veterans, local volunteers, land managers and bu ...Read More

Offshore wind could someday supply New York with 39 gigawatts of power. One gigawatt is the equivalent of 1,000 megawatts. (U.S Dept. of Energy/Wikimedia Commons)<br />

ALBANY, N.Y. – It's being hailed as a a milestone for wind energy in New York, with the release of a Final Sale Notice for the lease auction of almost 80,000 acres off the shores of Long Island. The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has named 14 qualified bidders for the auction to be ...Read More

John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) was an ardent defender of slavery. (George Peter Alexander Healy/Wikimedia Commons)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – A coalition of 45 organizations is staging a protest today, calling on Yale University to rename its Calhoun College. The college is named for John C. Calhoun, who served as Vice President of the United States under both John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson, in the 1820s and ...Read More

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that one-third of smoking-related cancer deaths in Arkansas are due to cigarettes. (MrKornFlakes/iStockphoto)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – One-third of cancer deaths in Arkansas are due to cigarettes, ranking the state second in the nation for its percentage of smoking-related cancer deaths. A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that Arkansas tops the U.S. in cigarette-related ca ...Read More

California cut its number of uninsured children by 55 percent from 2013 to 2015. (Carolina Quezada/NACHC)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California has made the biggest recent gains in the country in getting children signed up for health insurance, according to a new report. Researchers at the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families found the Golden State cut its number of uninsured children ...Read More

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