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PNS Daily Newscast - February 22, 2018 


President Trump holds a listening session at the White House as the demand for action to curb gun violence spreads across the nation. Also on today's rundown: an Arizona ballot initiative would require 50-percent renewable energy by 2030; and a new report suggests local democracy is being "run over" by Lyft and Uber.

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Archive: June 9, 2014

PHOTO: Dan Stein, president of Second Harvest Foodbank, says summer can be a tough time for kids who are used to being fed at school. When school is in summer recess, children still have the same food needs and many parents have to rely on food banks to help feed their children. (Photo by Second Harvest)

MADISON, Wis. – To some, summer means picnics and outdoor grilling, but for thousands of children in Wisconsin, it's a time of missed meals and hunger. Dan Stein is president of Second Harvest Foodbank in Madison, which serves 16 counties in southern and southwestern Wisconsin. To him, summe ...Read More

PHOTO: The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is seeking comments on whether they should stop new large hog feeding operations in the Buffalo River watershed. CREDIT: thecitywire.com.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is seeking public comment on a permanent prohibition on new, confined hog-feeding operations around the Buffalo River. Bob Allen, a retired Arkansas Tech professor of chemistry and board member of the Arkansas Canoe Club, said the ...Read More

PHOTO: Itís Menís Health Week, and experts are building awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men. Photo credit: Mary R. Vogt/morguefile.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A fishing pole or a new tie may be traditional Father's Day gifts, but experts say another important gift could be a conversation with the men in your life about taking control of their own health. Brandon Leonard, director of strategic initiatives with Men's Health Netw ...Read More

PHOTO: Right to Sepulcher Legislation is under debate in Michigan, which would allow a non-relative to be designated as a personís funeral representative. Photo credit/ Kenn W. Kiser/morguefile.

LANSING, Mich. – Friends, partners or neighbors in Michigan who make legal medical decisions for a person when alive are not allowed the same right when the person passes away. House Bill 5162 would change that by allowing someone who is not related to the individual to be designated as his ...Read More

PHOTO: The possible listing of greater sage-grouse is expected to be one of the tough topics at the Western Governors' Association meeting this week. Photo credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Water scarcity, extreme weather, oil and gas development and endangered species are among the tough topics at the Western Governors' Association meeting this week in Colorado Springs. According to Land Tawney, executive director of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, declining populatio ...Read More

PHOTO: Thousands of new career-track jobs are predicted for Montana if clean-energy investments are made. CREDIT: Deborah C. Smith

HELENA, Mont. - Thousands of new career-track jobs are predicted for Montana if clean energy investments are made. A report released Monday details the positions related to solar, wind and energy efficiency, calculating 4,000 new jobs over 20 years. Kyla Maki is the clean-energy director at the Mon ...Read More

PHOTO: The possible listing of greater sage-grouse is expected to be one of the tough topics at the Western Governors' Association meeting this week. CREDIT: Bureau of Land Management

HELENA, Mont. - Water scarcity, extreme weather, oil and gas development and endangered species are among the tough topics at the Western Governors' Association meeting this week in Colorado Springs. According to Land Tawney, executive director of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, declining population ...Read More

Photo: Clearstream LLC, based in Harrisburg, applies its product to a variety of residential and commercial spaces. Courtesy: Clearstream, LLC

HARRISBURG, N.C. – North Carolina’s hundreds of livestock farms – including poultry and swine – soon will have to look for other means to keep the meat we eat free of disease. The Federal Drug Administration has asked pharmaceutical companies to limit the availability of so ...Read More

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