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PNS Daily Newscast - February 23, 2018 


As the NRA doubles down on "good guys with guns," the Broward County Sheriff admits an armed deputy did not engage with the Parkland school shooter. Also on our nationwide rundown: workers across the nation will spend part of their weekend defending the American Dream; and a study says the Lone Star State is distorting Texas history lessons.

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Archive: March 30, 2011

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota lawmakers are trying to get a state budget to Gov. Mark Dayton's desk by the Easter break, and so far GOP leaders have justified a cuts-only approach, citing "out-of-control spending" they say is not sustainable. But how much does government actually cost Minnesotans? Th ...Read More

SEATTLE - The American dream has faded away for many in Washington, a new study finds. The report, "The State of Working Washington," combines data from dozens of sources on jobs, wages and benefits. Its conclusion may be no surprise: for all but the wealthiest Washingtonians, times are tougher. T ...Read More

CHICAGO - While the green industry continues to bloom around the world, a new report finds the United States as a whole is falling behind in the global clean-energy race. A record $243 billion was invested around the world in clean energy last year, according to research by the Pew Charitable Trust ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - The mercury in the air North Carolinians breathe is expected to be reduced significantly by new standards announced by the Environmental Protection Agency. The standards will require coal-fired power plants to install the maximum controls available to reduce mercury air pollution. M ...Read More

DENVER - A Colorado woman is among the original plaintiffs of a massive class-action lawsuit against Wal-Mart, claiming gender discrimination in the workplace. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in the suit, which claims that the company has a pattern of discrimination against wome ...Read More

PHOENIX - A new report paints nuclear power plants as "inherently dangerous" and says their risks are not worth taking. The report is from the watchdog group Arizona PIRG (Public Interest Research Group), whose director, Diane Brown, says four major close calls at U.S. nuclear plants in the past de ...Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. - Hundreds were planning to camp out overnight at the state Capitol as the Legislature nears approval of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget. The bill includes significant cuts in aid to public schools, and although its passage is likely, Billy Easton, executive director of the Alliance for Qu ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month may be coming to an end, but the fight goes on for thousands of Michigan residents battling one of cancer's "silent killers." Sue Adams has been fighting the disease since 2009 when, at age 48, she was diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal rancer. Adam ...Read More

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