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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: December 7, 2012

PHOTO: Bennion Center students spend time in college volunteering, giving them extra skills and experience for their professions and benefits for the community. Courtesy of Bennion Center.

SALT LAKE CITY – Four out of 10 young people ages 16 to 24 in Utah don't have jobs, and many aren't going to school either. They're part of a group of six million nationwide in a new Kids Count ...Read More

PHOTO: 34,000 teens and young adults are

RICHMOND, Va. – Things are different for young people today – and it's not just their access to technology. It's their lack of access to jobs that were once the norm. A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation found that more than 6.5 million people between 16 and 24 are out of sc ...Read More

PHOTO: The future of wind energy in North Carolina and beyond is in the hands of Congress.

WILMINGTON, N. C. – The future of wind energy in North Carolina and beyond is in the hands of Congress, as lawmakers decide whether to extend the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind energy, set to expire at the end of this year. It's estimated as many as 1,000 jobs could be lost in the state, ...Read More

PHOTO: Apparent plans to pump abrasive tar sands oil in an aging pipeline across three New England states are sparking opposition from critics who fear water and wildlife will be imperiled. Photo courtesy NWF.

PORTLAND, Maine – Two days of training for cleaning up tar sands oil spills were held this week (Tuesday and Wednesday) in Portland with the Maine DEP, the EPA and the Coast Guard all involved. Still, no one has said publicly that crude from Western Canada will be sent down a 236-mile pipeli ...Read More

PHOTO: Apparent plans to pump abrasive tar sands oil in an aging pipeline across three New England states are sparking opposition from critics who fear water and wildlife will be imperiled. Photo courtesy NWF.

BOSTON – Training for how to clean up tar sands oil spills began in Portland, Maine this week (Tuesday and Wednesday), following an announcement by the Canadian pipeline company Enbridge a week ago that it wants to reverse its pipeline eastward to Montreal. That could bring tar sands oil thro ...Read More

PHOTO: Apparent plans to pump abrasive tar sands oil in an aging pipeline across three New England states are sparking opposition from critics who fear water and wildlife will be imperiled. Photo courtesy NWF.

EPSOM, N.H. – Training for how to clean up tar sands oil spills began in Portland, Maine this week (Tuesday and Wednesday), following an announcement by the Canadian pipeline company Enbridge a week ago that it wants to reverse its pipeline eastward to Montreal. That could bring tar sands oil ...Read More

Common Cause poster about clean elections<br />Credit: Common Cause.<br />

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Three citizens advocacy groups contend that public financing of political campaigns and campaign disclosure provisions are out of date in New Mexico. In an effort to address both issues, Common Cause New Mexico, the SouthWest Organizing Project and the Native American Vo ...Read More

A picture of Julia and her piglets, now at the Farm Sanctuary shelter in New York.<br />Photo Credit: Mercy For Animals<br />

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The national animal rights organization Mercy For Animals is lobbying Wal-Mart to require that its pork suppliers practice more humane treatment. The group has sponsored a pig named Julia at The Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, New York, and it's doing so on the occasion ...Read More

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