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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: September 18, 2013

PHOTO: After mass protests and the threat of a strike, Patriot Coal negotiated a deal with the UMWA to cover some retiree costs. But the unions say the fact that Patriot was almost able to dump its responsibilities is a sign that corporate bankruptcy law is broken. Photo courtesy UMWA.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Patriot Coal negotiated an agreement with the mine workers to cover part of retiree costs - but the unions see the situation as proof that U.S. corporate bankruptcy law is biased against employees. Under bankruptcy law, workers usually come last in line - behind all the other cr ...Read More

PHOTO: Utah Food Bank Chief Marketing Officer Ginette Bott says food stamp cuts could be

SALT LAKE CITY - The effort by Republicans to cut $40 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program would be hard hitting for Utah's hungry, according to an official for the Utah Food Bank. Cuts to the program formerly known as food stamps would put a huge burden on food banks, said Gi ...Read More

PORTLAND, Ore. - A bill trimming almost $40 billion from the SNAP program over 10 years is expected to be up for a vote in the U.S. House this week. It's called the "Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013" - but hunger-fighting groups say it means reducing benefits and making it harder to ...Read More

GRAPHIC: An undercover video shot at a lobster and crab processing plant in Rockland shows workers ripping heads and claws off live lobsters and crabs in apparent violation of state laws against animal cruelty. Courtesy PETA.

ROCKLAND, Maine - An undercover video shot at a lobster and crab processing plant in Rockland shows workers ripping the heads and claws off live lobsters and crabs in apparent violation of state laws against cruelty to animals. A whistleblower tipped off the animal rights group People for the Ethic ...Read More

PHOTO: Partners Nelda Majors and Karen Bailey say they've been in a committed relationship for 55 years, but are barred from getting married in Arizona. Photo credit: Doug Ramsey.

PHOENIX - It's only an educational campaign for now, but supporters of marriage equality say their effort launched Tuesday may lead to a 2016 ballot measure to legalize same-sex marriage. The campaign is called "Why Marriage Matters Arizona." Nelda Majors and her partner, Karen Bailey, said they h ...Read More

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