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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: August 24, 2015

As college classes begin Kentucky students are paying more, while state lawmakers are giving public universities less. Credit: KCTCS.

OWENSBORO, Ky. - As students return to Kentucky's 24 public colleges and universities to begin the fall semester, the price they are paying continues to escalate, while lawmakers continue to slash state support. According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Kentucky is among the five s ...Read More

New research finds that North Dakota schools are not making the grade when it comes to providing a healthy and safe learning environment for kids with asthma or allergies. Credit: AskinTulayOver.

BISMARCK, N.D. – As students across North Dakota try to make the grade upon their return to class, new research shows schools in the state are falling short of the honor roll when it comes to protecting children with asthma or allergies. A study from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of Amer ...Read More

AARP estimates that bad investment advice robs Americans of as much as $17 billion each year. Credit: Ridofranz/iStockPhoto.com

MADISON, Wis. – When a financial adviser gives you advice about where your money should be is that person telling you which investments will get him or her the highest commission, or which investments will actually be the best for your purposes? That question has led the U.S. Department of L ...Read More

An online tool is helping older Americans in Arizona, like those seen here, learn more about iPhones, social media, and other technologies that continue to develop at a very past pace. Courtesy: AARP Arizona.

PHOENIX - Some older people in Arizona and across the nation may not be as tech-savvy as, say, their grandchildren, but an online tool may help to even the technology knowledge gap between generations. Cynthia Fagyas, communications director with AARP Arizona, says the AARP TEK Academy, which stands ...Read More

Oil and gas production disrupts critical winter deer habitat. Credit: Gary Kramer/Wikimedia Commons.

DENVER – A new study confirms that oil and gas production in northwest Colorado is disrupting important winter habitat for one of the nation's largest herds of mule deer. George Wittemyer, a wildlife biologist at Colorado State University and a co-author of the report, says the Piceance Basi ...Read More

Only 13 percent of American women have access to paid maternity leave. Credit: SolStock.

AUSTIN, Texas - The U.S. is dramatically behind the rest of the world in providing adequate support for mothers to spend time with their newborn babies, according to an investigative report by In These Times magazine. Sharon Lerner, the report's author, found most other countries, rich or poor, ma ...Read More

Legal services help New Yorkers living with HIV and AIDS avoid homelessness. Photo credit Bex Wade/flicker.com

NEW YORK – New York state is helping families and individuals living with HIV and AIDS get access to legal services. Beyond the cost of medical care, people living with HIV face a long list of legal concerns. Last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that $2.5 million would be distributed amo ...Read More

Immigrant advocates met with the Riverhead Town Board to discuss concerns about anti-immigrant statements. Photo Courtesy: Long Island Wins.

NEW YORK - From the presidential campaign trail to the town of Riverhead on Long Island, there has been plenty of tough talk about illegal immigrants this summer and some are concerned it may be inspiring acts of violence. Last week, two brothers were charged with beating a homeless Latino man in ...Read More

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