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PNS Daily News - March 3, 2015 


Today’s news features stories from coast to coast including: the Supreme Court to decide the fate of Obamacare subsidies; oil transport issues front and center in the west; and research points to one of the strongest links yet between global warming and human conflict.

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PHOTO: The League of Conservation Voters has released its National Environmental Scorecard tallying the environmental voting record for each member of Congress, and New York lawmakers ranked far better than many of their colleagues. Photo credit: Wally Gobetz/Flickr.\
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
NEW YORK - The League of Conservation Voters has released its National Environmental Scorecard tallying the voting record for each member of Congress, and New York lawmakers ranked far better than many of their colleagues. Most of New York's ...Read More
PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday. Opponents argue the King v. Burwell case threatens access to healthcare tax credits for millions of Americans, including nearly 200,000 Ohioans. Photo credit: Christiana Care/Flickr.\
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
CLEVELAND, Ohio - A U.S. Supreme Court hearing Wednesday could have serious implications for nearly 200,000 Ohioans receiving subsidies through the Affordable Care Act. In King v. Burwell, justices will decide whether federal health insurance ...Read More
PHOTO: Schools around Indiana are celebrating the benefits of the School Breakfast Program, during  National School Breakfast Week. Experts say school breakfast is linked to improved nutrition, less absenteeism, and fewer disciplinary problems. Photo courtesy of USDA.\
Monday, March 2, 2015
INDIANAPOLIS – It's National School Breakfast Week, and educational leaders are shining a light on programs that give Indiana children a healthy start to their day. Tim English, Midwest administrator for the U.S. Department of AgricultureR ...Read More
PHOTO: The Legislature is considering a bill (SB168) that would direct the Governor to appoint eleven members to the task force, charged with looking at financial scams targeting senior citizens. Photo credit: premierco/pixabay.com\
Monday, March 2, 2015
PIERRE, S.D. – A bill, setting up an elder abuse task force, proposed by South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson, is rapidly moving though the legislature. The bill (SB168) would direct the governor to appoint 11 members to ...Read More
Some Ohio organizations, restaurants, and educational institutions are working to increase access to healthier foods and programs in an effort to end childhood obesity. Photo credit: DodgertonSkillhause/Morguefile.\
Monday, March 2, 2015
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Accessing nutritious foods is a challenge for many Ohio families, and some experts say the problem contributes to the obesity epidemic. But businesses in the food industry and various organizations are stepping up to help ...Read More